Rocket League Announces Winter Games Launching December 14, New Items and Mode

on November 25, 2015 2:50 PM

As the snowy season approaches, Psyonix is embracing the holidays bey introducing “Winter Games” to their wildly popular, rocket-car game Rocket League.The Winter Games event will bring a winter-themed gameplay mode and items.

First announced was the new mode — “Snow Day.” Snow Day will replace the  Mutator Mashup and bring a hockey-inspired mode. Unlike typical Rocket League matches, Snow Day will feature a heavy disc-shaped puck and an iced over field.

Rocket League Santa

Meanwhile, starting December 14 players will be able to unlock holiday-themed Garage items. These items (listed below) are available until January 4, 2016 — after that point you will have to wait a full year to unlock them. The items will have a lower drop-rate from standard item, but will be unlockable and keepable when attained through winning or losing games. Here are the items you can expect to see:

  • “Xmas” Rocket Trail
  • “Blitzen” Topper
  • “Christmas Tree” Topper
  • “Sad Sapling” Topper
  • “Santa” Topper
  • “Candy Cane” Antenna
  • “Holiday Gift” Antenna

Rocket League’s Winter Games event will be available for free on PC and PlayStation 4 for everyone with the base game starting December 14, 2015.

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