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  BATMAN RETURNS TO ROCKET LEAGUE ® FOR HAUNTED HALLOWS BEGINNING OCTOBER 14
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10/13/2021
 


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SAN DIEGO – October 13, 2021 – Psyonix, the San Diego video game developer, announced that Batman is returning to Rocket League to headline the annual Haunted Hallows Event beginning tomorrow, October 14, on all platforms! Licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on behalf of DC, the upcoming Haunted Hallows in-game event will feature new Event Challenges with Batman Super-Villain themed items, a Batman themed Rumble Limited Time Mode (LTM), the return of three iconic Batmobiles, and new Arena variant.

 

The Batman-themed content that will be included throughout Haunted Hallows is:

 
  • New Event Challenges - Players will complete Haunted Hallows Event Challenges to unlock Batman Super-Villain themed items such as the Joker Dominus Decal and Boost, Gotham's Finest Merc Decal, Harley Quinn Wheels and Topper, Poison Ivy Boost, and more.

  • Gotham City Rumble LTM - Rumble mode is being transformed and power-ups are now themed after Batman and his enemies. Players can use Joker's Boxing Glove, Harley's Hammer instead of the Boot, Poison Ivy's vines instead of the Grappling Hook, and more.

  • Batmobiles & Bat-Signals - The Batmobile (1989), The Dark Knight's Tumbler, and the Batmobile (2016) will be available in the Item Shop during Haunted Hallows. Additionally, there will be three Bat-Signal Goal Explosions that show off the Bat-Symbol from three different eras. All Batmobiles and Goal Explosions will be available in the Batman Halloween Bundle for 2000 Credits, alongside individual Batmobile Bundles, plus the ability to purchase the Reel Life Decals and Goal Explosions separately. Full pricing and content can be seen in the blog HERE.

  • Beckwith Park (Gotham Night) Arena Variant - This new limited-time Arena has been transformed by the Super-Villains of Gotham City.

 

Haunted Hallows will be live tomorrow, October 14 until November 1. During the event, all players can claim the free Dark Knight Player Title as a log-in reward beginning tomorrow. To learn more about this year’s Haunted Hallows, please read the latest blog post HERE. 

 

Assets can be downloaded HERE.

 

If you or a member of your team is interested in a code for the Batman Halloween Bundle, please let us know and we will send you a code when the bundle becomes available in the game on October 14.

 

ABOUT ROCKET LEAGUE

Winner or nominee of more than 150 “Game of the Year” awards, Rocket League is one of the most critically-acclaimed sports games of our generation. Rocket League is a high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem with easy-to-understand controls and fluid, physics-driven competition. Available on Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on Epic Games Store, Rocket League includes nearly endless customization possibilities, a fully-featured offline season mode, multiple game types, casual and competitive online matches, and special “Mutators” that let you change the rules entirely.

 

To learn more about Rocket League, please visit www.RocketLeague.com, "Like" it on Facebook, and follow it on Twitter @RocketLeague for all the latest developer updates and news.

 

ABOUT PSYONIX

Based in San Diego, CA, Psyonix is a critically-acclaimed video game developer and a leading expert in Unreal Engine technology. For more than 15 years, the studio has been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III, Unreal Tournament 2004, and the award-winning Sports-Action hit, Rocket League®. Psyonix joined the Epic Games family in 2019.

 

© 2015-2021 Psyonix LLC. Rocket League, Psyonix, and all related marks and logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of Psyonix LLC. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

 

ABOUT WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third-party game titles. Additional information can be found at www.wbgames.com. 

 

ABOUT DC

DC is one of the largest publishers of comics and graphic novels in the world and home to some of the most iconic and recognizable characters ever created. As a creative unit of WarnerMedia, DC is charged with strategically integrating its stories and characters across film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, interactive games, and the DC Universe Infinite digital subscription service. For more information visit dccomics.com and dcuniverse.com. 

 

BATMAN: ™ & © DC. ™ & © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s21)

 

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