Rocket League is battle-themed arena game that involves car racing and the game of soccer/football, created by Psyonix. In the game, players are put into two different teams and pitted against each other atop a futuristic arena to duke it out. Vehicles can be customized by players with many variations to promote your style, country and pride. Rocket League is the sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars (known as SARPBC), which was created by the same studio.
The game was released on July 7th 2015 on the PlayStation 4's PSN and Steam (Windows only), and on February 17, 2016 for Xbox One.
On September 8, 2016, a beta version was made available on Steam for Linux (via SteamOS) and Mac OS X.
It has garnered multiple praise from the press and very respectable reviews. The game has been popular on the streaming platform Twitch and has both a casual and competitive atmosphere.
Rocket League's gameplay expands on the original title; SARPBC. Players control a rocket powered car in and use it to direct a ball larger than the cars into the opposing team's goal in an arena.
The game is played by one or more players, locally or online. The game features "cross-platform play" on both PS4 and PC, which means that players on either platform will be able to play together.
The following editions of Rocket League have been released, in addition to the base game: