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A physics-based vehicle soccer game published in 2015 by Psyonix for PC, Linux, macOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. It is a sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars from 2008.

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What are the level names in Rocket League?

I was playing a game the other night and saw someone with the rank of "Rocketeer." Before that I had assumed that Rookie, Semi-Pro, Pro, and Veteran were the only ranks. How does one achieve the rank ...
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Are all cars completely equal in regard to gameplay?

From what I can tell the choice of car does not influence driving speed or handling and is mostly of aesthetic nature, but are all cars really completely equal when it comes to gameplay? Some cars ...
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Why forfeit a Rocket League game?

In Rocket League there is an option to forfeit games. Sometimes there will be seconds left on the clock and the majority of the team will vote to forfeit. In a recent game 2/3 voted to forfeit with 0:...
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What do Rocket League players mean when they ask to "sign"?

I watch a lot of Rocket League pros on youtube. Most of the time, I see their competitor ask for a "sign". What does that even mean?
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How is the ball "activated" in DropShot?

What determines when the ball loses its shell or goes super-saiyan? I've heard people claim it has to do with: How hard you hit the ball How many times the ball has been hit since it touched the ...
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What is the actual drop rate for crates?

Back when I was in Rookie/Semi Pro I was receiving a crate every few games. Now - top end of Pro - I might get a crate in 5 hours. Some friends say that leaving the game open for a while after ...
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Why does speed flipping make you go faster than normal flipping in Rocket League?

I understand how to speedflip, but what makes you go so much faster than just normal flipping?
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Does wearing a topper change your hitbox?

I was just wondering if I put on a topper if it changes my hit box at all? Or if different toppers have more of a benefit over others?
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Do the car body types matter in Rocket League? [duplicate]

Is there any technical difference between the different car body types in Rocket League? Based on my experimentation, there does not seem to be a difference but I could not confirm it.
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How do I maximize my speed at the beginning of a round?

In rocket league, there is a countdown before you can start driving, but you can start revving your engine before the countdown has finished. You can also choose when to start boosting. Is there a ...
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What is a Turtle Goal?

While playing ranked doubles, I received 20 points for a turtle goal. What is a turtle goal?
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How are ties broken for MVP in Rocket League?

I just finished a game of doubles where my partner and I each finished on 480 points in a win. We each had one goal, two saves, and three shots. I got a first touch with 2 seconds left, and at the end ...
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Is it possible to demolish someone without using the boost?

In Rocket League, you can demolish (blow up) people by boosting into them, once you hear a "sonic boom". You can hear a similar sound when, say, flipping forward a few times. Can you demolish ...
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How to change the name of the second player in Rocket League?

The player name in Rocket League is the Steam name by default. When playing in split-screen mode, the second player's name is Steam Name(2). I have tried a few things suggested in Youtube Videos: ...
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Are purchased crates different from obtained ones?

After the latest update now items stack in the inventory, if they aren't painted or certified. I've noticed that Spring Fever crates obtained playing online and purchased by flower tokens are ...
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What are the Odds of Receiving a "Mystery Decal" in a Crate?

Each item within a crate has been designated with a certain rarity, with the "Mystery Decal" being the rarest object within a crate. What are the odds of receiving this item in a crate? Does it vary ...
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Why did this frozen ball drop?

During a Rocket League rumble match, a frozen ball began falling without any car touching it, and without unfreezing. I know from personal experience that nearby demolitions and plungers can unfreeze ...
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How can I start a local multiplayer game?

How can I start a couch multiplayer game in Rocket League? Can't seem to find out how.
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How do I hit harder in my Aerial?

I was just wondering how to hit harder in an aerial. I'm level 41 and pretty OK at aerials from my standpoint, but the only problem is that if I go for a high aerial, the 2 second rule applies, which ...
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Ranking System: How Does it Work?

How does the ranking system work in Rocket League currently? It seems that I when I win 9 or 10 games in a row and then lose 1, my ranking remains the same. I'm currently Challenger Rank 3.
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How do you unlock the "Drift King" achievement in Rocket League?

The achievement description states that you have to: Perform a 180 powerslide with both the Cristiano and Spinner Wheels I played a few games with each, and made sure to powerslide a lot. I tried ...
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How do I paste text into chat in Rocket League?

I was playing with someone who doesn't speak much English, and using Google translate to communicate, manually typing in the translations. This is incredibly slow, as it's hard to remember foreign ...
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Why do I still have a Yellow Attention Logo on Garage Tab?

When you enter the main Rocket League Window. You will notice I have a Yellow Exclamation Mark under Garage Menu Link. But when you enter the Garage Menu, Nothing is there for me to highlight or ...
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Rocket League offline or single player

My 6yo son wants to play Rocket League, but my 16yo doesn't want him to mess with his online ranking or whatever it's called. It appears the current release of Rocket League doesn't have offline or ...
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Rocket League Base Game vs Collector's Edition

What is the difference between the Rocket League Base Game and the Collector's Edition? I have bought the Collector's Edition, but could someone please confirm what is included?
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How to jump nose up while on your back

I've seen a few videos where people are on the ground, on the back of the car (tires are in the air, roof is grinding on the ground), then it looks like they jump the nose of the car upwards and are ...
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Can you see exclusive car models from other platforms when playing cross-platform?

When playing a cross-platform Rocket League match, is it possible to see the exclusive cars from other platforms, or do those car models get replaced with a non-exclusive model (such as Octane) ...
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Can you get Painted or Certified items in Rocket League with trade-ins?

The June update recently added a rare chance for Painted items (wheels/toppers with different colours) or Certified items that track a different stat than usual to drop after matches. I wasn't able to ...
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Single player Rocket League: does my team get dumber over a season?

I've played several seasons of Rocket League single player and I feel like I've noticed a trend: after a few winning games, my team seems to get much much dumber. I'm not talking about failing to set ...
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Is it possible to get a physical copy of Rocket League?

Is Rocket League available on physical media, or is it only the digital copy?
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If I buy all DLC will the golden menu item "Downloadable Content" disappear?

I was wondering if I can have "clean" menu if I own all of the Rocket-League's DLC. Currently in the menu there are 4 items: Chaos Run Back to the Future™ Revenge of the Battle-Cars Supersonic Fury ...
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I have a very unstable network connection -- what settings would best fit in Rocket League?

I get lots of latency variation warnings and my ping spikes up every minute or two for a few seconds -- normally this wouldn't be a problem in most other games but for RL, having a bad connection can ...
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Launch with parameter +connect_lobby [duplicate]

I was invited to play Rocket League, but it shows a warning: What does that mean? Is it safe to accept the invitation? What will happen? It happens only for one person. All others work fine.
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What can I do against the blue progress circles?

Since the Dropshot update, when I play Rocket League with two local players (split screen), I can not see my inventory (100% of items affected) I do not see what items I win (drops) (100%) I can not ...
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Block chat in Rocket League

My 12yo son plays "Rocket League" on Steam, however he has started chatting in game to some people who have terrible language that I'd prefer my son doesn't pick up (at least not this young!), and so ...
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Why can't I equip the rare decals?

In Rocket League when you get 5 common items you can trade them in for a rare item. When I get decals I never seem to find them in the customization tab. Everything else I get from trade-ins I seem to ...
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Why are club colors not always visible when playing online?

I created a Rocket League club with a friend on Xbox One and we set our club colors to white and teal. When we play online, sometimes our team color is white, while other times our team color is the ...
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Why people rotate during flight in Rocket League?

Why high level people on Rocket League rotate with their cars while they are flying? Do they fly faster or higher or what?
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Maneuvering the ball effectively while in a corner

I'm starting to get the hang of this game but I'm having a bit of trouble when the ball ends up in one of the rounded corners on either side of the opponents goal. Often the ball gets struck and ...
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Does Rocket League on Switch have control issues?

I play Rocket League at home from both my desktop and the Switch. Both use a wired connection to a wifi extender to connect to the internet, but control on the PC version is noticeably more responsive....
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Can I reset my Rocket League skill level?

I've been playing with keyboard and gotten up to level 20 (Pro). I'll be switching to an XBox controller soon and don't want to embarrass myself as I get accustomed to the new controls. Any way to ...
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Is there a way to avoid being backfilled onto an ongoing match?

I hate being backfilled onto losing games. It is really disheartening to queue up for a match, enter in game, only to find that I'm placed on the losing team down 5 goals with only 1 minute left in ...
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Multiple boost trails possible?

On RocketLeagueValues I read for the Tachyon, Season 2 Champion or other rocket trails: It depends on your Battle-Car how many boost trails your car has Does that mean that there are cars that can ...
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Rocket League steam controller player 2 only

Rocket league won't let me play as player 1 using my steam controller. It says "Press |> to join" and then goes into split screen mode.
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Which Black Market decals come out of which crates?

There seems to be a lot of confusion around the rocket league community regarding which Black Market decals come out which crates. Crates 1, 2, 3, and 4. These are the Universal Black Market decals ...
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What's the name of the short song that plays at the end of goals on Neo Tokyo?

On the Neo Tokyo map, when anyone scores a goal, it plays a short tune. Can I play that song on a media player? If so, where can I find its file? I am playing on PC.
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Rocket League Split Screen Online PC

I was reading that rocket league has split screen online with guest accounts for PS4. I was just wondering if the same was true for PC? Cheers
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Numerical level of the second player

Say I am a Veteran and my split-screen player is Pro (since he earns his own experience points). I know that from the garage, where I can show or hide the level. Is there a way to find out which ...
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Does the steam copy of Rocket League have implicit support for PS4 Controllers?

I bought Rocket League through Steam today and, on a whim, connected it to my PS4 controller. Despite my expectations of having to download drivers or the like, it just... worked! Is this something ...
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Starting COOP with bot in Rocket League

I would like to start a coop in Exhibition in Rocket League, my friend did join my group but I can't find out how to start a bot game with him, how can I do it ?
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