Rocket League is epic, awesome fun. Soccer with rocket-boosted cars? What’s not to love? 8 million people agree. The game’s developer, Psyonix, announced the new milestone as it releases yet another piece of DLC for it.
We don’t quite know how many of those 8 million paid for it. When Rocket League launched, it was offered as a free game via PlayStation Plus during its first month. We do know about 1.7 million people bought the game on Steam (thanks, SteamSpy!).
And Psyonix knows how to release DLC. They charge for cosmetic items while offering gameplay features and maps free. Don’t split the playerbase while offering a little something for those who want it. That’s how all DLC plans should be.
The latest DLC is called Chaos Run, and it brings a Mad Max vibe to Rocket League.
Here’s what’s included:
Two new Battle-Cars: Ripper and Grog
12 new decals (six for each new Battle-Car)
Two new paint types (Camo and Sun-Damaged)
Two new wheels (Ripper and Grog)
Two new Rocket Trails (Sandstorm, Nuts and Bolts)
Three new Toppers (Boombox, Cow Skull, Mohawk)
Three new antennas (Bomb Pole, Radioactive, Retro Ball – Wasteland)
Five new Trophies (achievements on PC)
The new stadium, Wasteland, is free for everyone and changes things up a bit. Until now, Rocket League stadiums had the same layout but different aesthetics. Wasteland is wider than the others, and the ground is sloped around the entire outside edge. Rocket boost placement has also been changed.
This won’t be the only “non-regulation” arena coming to Rocket League. The developer says, “it’s the first of many ‘unusual’ arena designs that we plan to introduce in the future, and they’re only going to get more interesting from here.”
Rocket League’s DLC continues with another free update later this month. Now that winter is approaching, Rocket League feels like it’s missing something. Hockey. Yup, matches will only get crazier with icy stadiums and a giant hockey puck. You can see it in action towards the end of the mutator trailer below.