The San Diego video game development studio Psyonix along with ESPN’s X Games have reached an agreement that will see X Games themed items coming to Rocket League.
Starting tomorrow, January 21 throughout January 24, X Games-inspired items will be available in the in-game Item Shop, players can customize their cars with the official X Games Octane Decal, X Games Wheels, and Snowblind Topper. There will also be two free items to claim, the X-Skis Player Banner and the X-Board Player Banner.
Psyonix also announced that RLCS X will see the introduction of the RLCS X Games: North American Regional. An online event will take place online on January 23-24 and January 30-31.
Psyonix introduced the RLCS X Games: North American Regional digital event
This regional is both an official part of the RLCS X circuit and an official X Games Aspen event where the top North American teams will compete against each other, with the winning team earning RLCS X Games medals. The RLCS X Games will be available on the ESPN App and live on Twitch and YouTube starting at 10 a.m. PT (6 p.m. UTC) beginning on January 23. Viewers will also have a chance to earn new X Games Fan Rewards (the Knuckle Huck Player Banner, and X-Board and X-Skis Toppers) if they tune-in on Twitch for the duration of the RLCS X Games.
Rocket League managed to reach an impressive 75 million players across platforms, following a partnership with Tencent the game was launched for free in China, the developer later announced a worldwide release on the Epic Games Store, PlayStation Network, and the Microsoft Store for free.
Rocket League has been one of the most critically-acclaimed sports games of the last decade, Psyonix created a unique game of arcade-style soccer game and car mayhem with “easy-to-understand controls” and hard to master gameplay.