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[Review] Rocket League

Posted on 3 months ago by (@LyonHart_) in Reviews, Switch | 2 Comments | 0 Likes

System: Switch
Release date: November 14, 2017
Developer: Psyonix / Panic Button
Publisher: Psyonix

Rocket League has seen tremendous growth in popularity and players over the past few years since its original release, and also now cements itself as one of the largest eSports franchises in the world. At the same time, it remains easy to pick up and play for the casual gamer to enjoy. Although we’ve seen a surge in online multiplayer titles for quite awhile now, Rocket League maintains a dedicated and respectful consumer base thanks to its low cost of entry, hours of fun, and, most importantly, no pay-to-win nonsense. The cars won’t run faster, but having something like the Batmobile will definitely make you look cooler than most out on the field (besides the incredible Metroid car, of course).

GameXplain has uploaded a video showing the Mario and Metroid cars in the recently released Rocket League game. It’s a brief video that shows both the cars close up and in action. Check it out for yourself down below.

During an AMA on Reddit, Psyonix provided tech specs for Rocket League on the Switch. When docked, the resolution is 720p. The resolution stays around 526p when in portable mode. The priority seems to have been keeping the game running at a solid 60fps.

Rocket League runs at 1280×720 in Docked and uses a dynamic resolution scaler in Undocked (handheld) depending on the stadium being played. Generally speaking it hovers around 1024×576. Post launch we plan to continue working on optimizing the game.


Rocket League Switch footage

Posted on 4 months ago by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 7 Comments | 0 Likes

Rocket League has started to go live on the Switch eShop in certain parts of the world. It should be launched in all regions by tomorrow. Get a look at some extensive gameplay below.

Rocket League Switch file size

Posted on 4 months ago by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop | 4 Comments | 0 Likes

The North American Switch eShop has added in a listing for Rocket League. Thanks to the new page, we have the game’s file size. Rocket League will take up 4.8GB of space.

Psyonix is bringing Rocket League to Switch next Tuesday on the eShop. A physical version will also be distributed at some point in the future.

Source: Switch eShop

Psyonix has released a launch trailer for Rocket League on Switch. We have the video below, with the full game coming on November 14.

Psyonix finally shared a release date for Rocket League on Switch. The game will be on Nintendo’s console starting November 14. However, that’s just a digital version – Psyonix hasn’t had much to say about a physical release.

Thankfully, it does sound like Rocket League will eventually have a physical version on Switch. Psyonix VP Jeremy Dunham told one fan on Twitter that news on that front will be provided “later”.

Dunham wrote:


Rocket League is coming to Switch on November 14, Psyonix has revealed. The game was previously pinned down for a holiday launch.

Rocket League on Switch will include the features, upgrades, and content from other versions along with support for all of the system’s various play modes. Exclusive Battle-Cars and Customization items are in as special unlockables as well based on Mario and Metroid.

Psyonix has confirmed that Rocket League will cost $19.99 on Switch. View a special episode of Nintendo Minute with the studio below.

Source: Psyonix PR

Much in the way that Tantalus became associated with Wii U ports back in the day, Panic Button is helping to bring prominent games to Switch. Digital Foundry confirms that the studio is porting two high-profile games to Nintendo’s console. Panic Button is leading the way on both Rocket League and Doom for Switch. Psyonix and Bethesda are very much involved with the two titles respectively, but it sounds like Panic Button is primarily in charge.


Psyonix is revealing some big news about the Switch version of Rocket League today. This version of the game will offer some exclusive Nintendo-specific cars.

Players will be able to ride in vehicles based around Mario, Luigi, and Samus. The Mario and Luigi cars are the same but for a different predominant color and logo, and the one you get depends on the Rocket League team you’re on. You’ll be Mario on the Orange team, and Luigi on the Blue team.

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