Rocket League rolls out NeoTokyo Update today with the Shacknews Community Flag

Do it for Shacknews!

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I interviewed the development team from Rocket League at GDC 2016. They had just won the award for best design at the Game Developers' Choice Awards. At the end of the interview I asked if it was possible to get our Shacknews community flag in the game. Sure enough, we made it into today's update and are happy to confirm that Psyonix Studios knows how to do it for Shacknews.

Please take a look at the interview:

Highlights of the the update include:

Added four new premium Battle-Cars…
(DLC) Neo Tokyo-inspired vehicles “Esper” and “Masamune”, and Classic Cars “Aftershock” and “Marauder” will be available July 18th.
(DLC) Six Decals for each new vehicle
Added all-new “Neo Tokyo” Arena to all casual and competitive playlists.
Added all-new “Pillars” Arena to Rocket Labs playlist.
Added “Showroom” to preview premium content
Competitive Season 2 has ended and rewards will be given to participants who achieved “Prospect I” and above
Competitive Season 3 has begun! All competitive skill ratings have been reset.
New “Rare” and “Very Rare” items can now be found after Online matches, there are many new items for you to discover and collect!Multiple

Bug Fixes:

Venom’s spoiler can now move again.
The rim in “Hoops” will no longer cause the match to end if the ball hits it after time has expired.
Fixed visibility issues caused by the rim/arena in “Hoops”.
Fixed “Thermal” Rocket Trails sound FX
Fixed an issue that caused the post-training audio to play at abnormally high volumes

Check out the complete patch notes on Rocket League's blog here.

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Asif Khan is the CEO and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Tendobox.com. Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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