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Rocket League Introduces Radical Summer

Psyonix, the San Diego video game developer of Rocket League, announced that they will be introducing Radical Summer, a brand new ‘80s themed in-game. Starting 10th June, Radical Summer will take place over a nine weeks period and celebrate the iconic movies, television, and culture from the 1980s. There will be limited-time game modes, new items, and two Premium DLC car packs: Ghostbusters and Knight Rider. Players can earn ‘Cassettes’ by playing Online Matches that can be redeemed for various items from beloved ‘80s franchises.

There will be a total of three celebrations:

'80s Blockbusters - 10th June to 1st July
The Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Car Pack for the movie celebration will available starting 10th June. The pack will include the Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Battle-Car, Ecto-1 Wheels, Proton Pack Boost, Slimer Topper, Ghostbusters Player Banner, Ghostbusters Avatar Border, and the Stay Puft Goal Explosion for $1.99 (or regional equivalent). The celebration will also introduce the first limited-time game mode for Radical Summer, Ghost Hunt. Players be in doing 3v3s where they must fire a proton stream to capture the ball and carry it to the opposing team’s Containment Zone to score a goal. Additional ‘80s franchises featured in the Blockbusters phase — as in-game items in the Radical Summer Event Store — are Back to the Future, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, The Goonies and Karate Kid

'80s Culture - 1st July to 22nd July
Spike Rush Game Mode will be the next celebration for the culture celebration and on 1st July. Spike Rush is a 3v3 mode where each player has the Spike power-up from Rumble Mode that can be activated to carry the ball up field. New in-game items highlighting the iconic culture of the ‘80s will be available in Radical Summer’s Event Store.

'80s Television - 22nd July to 12th August
The last celebration of Radical Summer is dedicated to television and is called the Knight Rider Car Pack. The pack will feature K.I.T.T., the high-speed, talking futuristic car outfitted with high-tech gadgets and personality of its own from the hit ‘80s show, Knight Rider. Beach Ball Game Mode is the final game mode in Radical Summer. A 2v2 mode inspired by beach volleyball with a larger ball, low ball gravity and Curveball mutator activated. Additional ‘80s franchises featured in the Television phase as in-game items in the Radical Summer Event Store are DreamWorks' Voltron Legendary Defender and WWE.

Joshua (Shnook)

Joshua (Shnook)

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