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Nintendo Switch scores a Holiday 2017 Rocket League release

Psyonix today confirmed that Rocket League will indeed be coming to the Nintendo Switch, and that it will feature cross network play with other platforms.

The Switch version will get exclusive battle cars and customization items, and is slated for a Holiday 2017 release. More details coming soon, but see the official trailer and announcement below.

Rocket League – Nintendo Switch Announcement Trailer:

Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix, announced today that the sports-action hit, Rocket League, will arrive on the Nintendo Switch console this Holiday season.

Revealed during the Nintendo Spotlight: E3 2017, Rocket League on Nintendo Switch will include the same features, upgrades and content that millions of players worldwide have come to know and love on other platforms, plus several exclusives available only to Nintendo Switch owners. Exclusive Battle-Cars and Customization items will also be available, including Mario and Luigi hat toppers to decorate your car, with additional details to be announced later this year.

Rocket League will support all of the various play modes on Nintendo Switch, including TV mode, Tabletop mode, Handheld mode, both Online and Local Multiplayer, and be available for 1-8 players. It will also launch with Cross-Network support for players to compete against opponents on other available platforms. Additional details on the Nintendo Switch version will be announced in the coming months.

Rocket League is a high-powered hybrid of arcade soccer and driving with rewarding physics-based gameplay, and will be celebrating its 2nd Anniversary this July. Boasting a community of more than 32 million players, Rocket League is currently available on Xbox One, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC, Mac, and SteamOS via Steam, with the Nintendo Switch version to launch Holiday 2017.