In a world where celebrating Tom Brady probably winning his 1,000th Super Bowl seems like an unceremonial event this year, Rocket League is trying to spice things up.
Rocket League & The NFL Team Up For New Limited Time Super Bowl Game Mode
The NFL and Rocket League are teaming up for a Super Bowl event in-game. Gridiron is a new limited-team mode played on a reimagined Champions Field.
You can check out the details about the mode below.
- Gridiron is 4 on 4.
- The standard Rocket League ball has been replaced with an American football.
- Touching the ball attaches it to the roof of your car. In Spike Rush, the ball would attach to wherever your car made contact, but in Gridiron, it will always attach to your roof.
- If any player touches the ball, that player becomes the ball carrier, setting up the opportunity for hand-offs to teammates or steals by the other team.
- The carrier can single jump, but double jumping drops the ball. You can also pass the ball by dodging.
- Each goal is 3 or 7 points: 7 points are awarded if the ball is attached to a player when entering the opponent’s goal, and 3 points are awarded if the ball is passed in or if the ball is loose. All own-goals are worth 3 points whether the ball is attached or it’s loose.
- Demos require Supersonic speed just like in standard modes.
- Stay in bounds! You’ll fumble the ball if you cross the line marked on the Arena wall.
That’s not all though Rocket League is also adding some event challenges for players to earn a few new rewards. For completing the challenges, you’ll earn the Gridiron Guru player title, NFL Wheels, and 20,000 experience points.
The event kicks off on February 2 and runs until February 8.
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Be sure to let us know what you think about this new mode on the official prima Games Twitter and Facebook pages.