Psyonix making Rocket League spin-off for mobile

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first_imgPsyonix making Rocket League spin-off for mobileEpic Games subsidiary’s Rocket League Sideswipe is planned for release on App Store and Google Play later this yearBrendan SinclairManaging EditorWednesday 24th March 2021Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articlePsyonixEpic subsidiary Psyonix today announced that it will be bringing a new Rocket League title to iOS and Android later this year.Titled Rocket League Sideswipe, the game adapts the original Rocket League vehicular soccer concept to mobile devices.Sideswipe features shorter match times (two minutes as opposed to five), fewer players (matches are capped at two-vs-two instead of four-vs-four) and gameplay that appears to be limited to a 2D plane rather than the full 3D action of the original.Related Jobs3D Artist – Mobile Studio – Midlands UK & Europe Big PlanetProducer Indie Game Studio France UK & Europe Big PlanetSenior C++ Unreal Programmer – PC and Console Studio – Austria South East Big PlanetDiscover more jobs in games The game is currently alpha testing on Google Play in Australia and New Zealand.Psyonix has not said how it will monetize the title yet, which could be an issue in light of Epic Games’ ongoing dispute with Apple and Google.Epic’s game Fortnite was pulled from both the App Store and Google Play last year after the publisher tried to process payments without giving the platform holders a cut of revenues, and the companies have been fighting legal battles internationally ever since.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Mobile newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesRocket League passes 1m concurrent playersPsyonix reaches a new milestone as its competitive driving/football hybrid goes free-to-playBy Marie Dealessandri 7 months agoRocket League drops PS Plus and Switch Online services for online playPsyonix’s game will remove paywall from multiplayer on PlayStation and Switch when it transitions to free-to-playBy Matthew Handrahan 8 months agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img

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