Post-Independence Day seems to be a good day for video game releases in North America. We take a closer look at “Rocket League Collector’s Edition”, which can only be described as the love-child of NASCAR and FIFA.
The physical release of the game will be available on Xbox One, PS4, and PC tomorrow July 5th. The retail version of the popular downloadable title will include the base game bundled with additional content.
According to IGN, Rocket League Collector’s Edition will include content and cars found in the DLCs. It will include content from Supersonic Fury, Revenge of the Battle-Cars, and Chaos Run DLC packs as well as four new cars.
The game debuted last year on the PC and PS4 with the Xbox released 7 months later. With over 15 million unique players, the game has sold 1 million copies just three weeks after the Xbox release.
According to Polygon, Psyonix revealed that the popular sports game will be heading to store shelves this year. The game has recently just gotten its own e-sports league putting in the ranks of popular MMO games such as DOTA 2, FIFA, Starcraft 2, and League of Legends.
Microsoft has announced cross-platform support for the game. It will allow Xbox players to play with Steam and PS4 users who are already enjoying the cross-platform gameplay.
Much of the game’s mechanics bear similarities to soccer, as rocket-propelled cars try to drive a much larger ball into the opponent’s goal. Much of its appeal is owed to the gameplay reminiscent of the demolition derby where wanton destruction is the norm.
As of last month, the game has already sold 5 million copies of the game across all platforms. “Rocket League Collector’s Edition” will probably increase this number as well as the 15 million players already in-game.