Play Rocket League for free on Steam this weekend

Already own the game? Psyonix has great deals for you, too.


If you have yet to experience the unbridled joy of playing soccer with tricked-out cars, Pysonix and Steam have a tempting offer: as of today at 10am Pacific, Rocket League is available for free through Sunday, April 24, at 1pm Pacific.

Should you decide to go all-in after taking Rocket League for a test drive, you can get it at a 40 percent discount on Steam through Monday, April 25, at 10am Pacific.

But hey, maybe you're ahead of the curve. Maybe you've been Rocket League-ing since the game became a sleeper hit last summer. Don't worry; Psyonix didn't forget about you. All content packs are on sale for 20 percent on Steam, making this weekend a great time to round out your collection of cars and arenas. That discount applies to bundles as well, so get friends to chip in.

"Enjoy the influx of new players everyone — and if you’re new to Rocket League altogether, then welcome to the family," Psyonix wrote in its announcement of the game's free weekend on Steam.

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    April 22, 2016 12:45 PM

    David Craddock posted a new article, Play Rocket League for free on Steam this weekend

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      April 22, 2016 5:12 PM

      OK, I just downloaded this, how do I play with your people?

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        April 23, 2016 10:52 PM

        your steam friends list is the easiest way.
        setup a "team" and invite your friends onto it.

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      April 22, 2016 5:24 PM

      Dudes. I finally tried this because of the free bit and it is fun as hell!

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      April 22, 2016 5:59 PM

      The gameplay is great but for some reason I suck at it, I don't think I'm going to purchase this

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        April 22, 2016 6:02 PM

        There's a real learning curve and lots of people have been playing for months and months now.

        Like anything else, you have to play more to get better. Also, check out the tutorials and training modes. They help.

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        April 22, 2016 6:03 PM

        theres plenty of shitty players out there just like us.

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        April 22, 2016 6:06 PM

        It's alright I suck and I've still played 300hrs

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      April 22, 2016 8:44 PM

      What is the most active game mode? I tried 1v1 and it said there were only 617 players.

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        April 23, 2016 1:02 AM

        I always tick 3v3, 4v4, Snow Day (and, soon, Hoops) because I am a filthy casual

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      April 23, 2016 12:59 AM

      help i'm addicted to rocket league

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