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Rocket League Facts

Check out these Rocket League facts and secrets!

Beano Facts Team
Last Updated:  July 1st 2021

Rocket League is one of the biggest football/car games of all time (and, er, one of the ONLY football/car games), and here are 10 awesome facts all about it!

Rocket League is actually a sequel

Yup, Rocket League started out life as a sequel to (deep breath) ' Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle Cars'. Not surprisingly, this clunky name didn't help the game catch on, and it was only when Rocket League came out that car football really started to take off. 

Millions of people play Rocket League!

Rocket League is super popular around the world, with millions of people playing it every day! Are you one of them?

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Rocket League was released in 2015

Rocket League has been around for a few years now, launching in 2015. Since then, it's only grown bigger and better over time!

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It's worth millions!

This super popular game is worth quite a bit of cash - we're looking  at millions here! Please note that sellotaping a football to a toy car will not produce the same money, sorry. 

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There have been billions of matches!

Matches on Rocket League are quick, fun and always entertaining, so it's no surprise that the number of matches played has reached the billions! How many have you played?

It was downloaded over 6 million times in the first MONTH!

Yup, you read that correctly - the game is so popular that it had already been downloaded millions of times by the end of the first month! 

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It was nearly called 'Soccar'

As in soccer/car, geddit? It's a pretty groan-worthy pun and luckily the game designers decided to go with something a bit snappier in the end!

Rocket League features some famous franchises!

Rocket League has teamed up with franchises like Fast and Furious and Batman to let players live out their car fantasies! Would you have a go with the Batmobile?

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It's not just football!

You can also play basketball and ice hockey on Rocket League! Just don't try putting a real car on ice, it would not go down well... 

It was so successful at the launch the server couldn't handle it

Yup, people were so excited about Rocket League when it launched that the server kept crashing! We bet you wish you were that popular!

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