“NEW IN-GAME EVENT – THE BLOCK PARTY – NOW LIVE IN ROCKET LEAGUE®”
SAN DIEGO – October 12, 2022 – Psyonix, the San Diego-based video game developer, has announced that The Block Party, a new in-game event, is now live in rocket league until October 18. This event spotlights the Hoops game mode and features a new arena, event challenges, and rewards.
The Block Party includes:
New arena – For the first time since the release of Hoops Extra Mode, a new Hoops Arena named “The Block” is now available.
Event challenges and Awards – There are six in-game challenges to earn rewards, including the new Anthem Game Time Player and the animated Double Dribble Topper.
Take control of in-game tournaments – Hoops will take control of the Competitive Extra Mode Tournament slot in-game for the duration of the event.
The Block Party will be live in rocket league from October 12 to October 18. For more information, see the latest blog post HERE including a new Under The Hood on the creation of The Block and Sovereign Heights.
Assets can be downloaded HERE
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Danielle Woodyatt and Ami Langton