It’s official – Rocket League is now free-to-play and everyone’s celebrating the news in style with the brand new Llama-Rama event.
Rocket League is free-to-play from September 23 at 8 a.m. PDT (3 p.m. UTC), available through Xbox, PlayStation, the Epic Games Store and Nintendo Switch, and a whole host of exciting new content is on the cards.
Celebrating its move from Steam to Epic Games Store, the Llama-Rama event is an official crossover between Rocket League and Fortnite – and it’ll make the iconic Battle Bus into a playable vehicle.
Announcing the news on its official blog, Epic Games writes: “The Battle Bus has a full tank of boost and is flying into Rocket League! Fortnite is celebrating Rocket League’s move to Free to Play with Llama-Rama — a crossover event where players can complete Rocket League Challenges to unlock rewards for both Rocket League and Fortnite. It’s the perfect time to check out what Soccar is all about!”
The Llama-Rama event kicks off on September 26, and you’ll need to complete five in-game challenges to unlock the Battle Bus for yourself.
Epic explains: “Rocket League players will get Fortnite-themed items as they complete Llama-Rama Challenges in Rocket League. Additionally, Fortnite players will receive Rocket League-themed items in Fortnite as part of the same Challenges.”
The challenges will be as follows:
- CHALLENGE 1: LLAMAS, START YOUR ENGINES!
- Rocket League Challenge: Play an Online Match in Any Playlist
- Rocket League Reward: Llama Flyer Antenna
- Fortnite Reward: Rocket League Spray
- CHALLENGE 2 – FLAGGED FOR VICTORY
- Rocket League Challenge: Win 1 Online Match in Casual with the Llama Antenna
- Rocket League Reward: Top Llama Topper
- Fortnite Reward: Holodata Drop Contrail
- CHALLENGE 3 – TOP OF THE WORLD
- Rocket League Challenge: Get 5 goals, saves, or assists with the Llama Topper
- Rocket League Reward: Loot Llama Octane Decal
- Fortnite Reward: Rocket Groove Music Track
- CHALLENGE 4 – AN EPIC ENDEAVOR
- Rocket League Challenge: Win 5 Online Matches in Any Playlist with the Llama Decal (Octane)
- Rocket League Reward: Llama Wheels
- Fortnite Reward: Rocket League Emoticon
- CHALLENGE 5 – LLAMA LEGEND
- Rocket League Challenge: Get MVP in any Online Match with the Llama Wheels
- Rocket League Reward: Battle Bus + Battle Balloon Antenna, Battle Bus Wheels, and Battle Bus Engine Audio
- Fortnite Reward: Octane RL Backbling + style variant
Rocket League goes free-to-play from today, with Llama-Rama kicking off on September 26. In case you missed it, check out the trailer below!
Featured Image Credit: Epic Games/Psyonix