[REVIEW] : A Battle Royale mode in Rocket League, without football? Fortnite’s shadow looms
Owned by Epic Games for several months now, Rocket League continues its transformation into an experience closer to Fortnite. It is thus preparing to offer a Battle Royale mode.
In recent years, many video games have taken inspiration from the ultra-popular Fortnite to offer an experience called “Battle Royale”. In a press release published on April 21, we discover that Rocket League, which mixes football and racing, will also get started. On paper, it was far from obvious.
Said mode will modify the rules of Rocket League, normally articulated around the need to cooperate, as a team, to triumph. In Knockout Bash, it will be the principle of everyone for their own skin that will rule, with eight participants who will try to become the last survivor. To adapt to this constraint, the developers have modified the gameplay.
Rocket League in turn becomes a Battle Royale, where football is secondary
In Knockout Bash, the goal will no longer be to score goals, but to get rid of your competitors. Each will have three lives to his credit, and will have to drive to avoid enemy blows or deadly traps located in levels with a safety zone that will only shrink as you go. After six minutes, each blow will be more powerful and any passage outside the safety zone will mean an immediate knockout.
To defend themselves, players can attack, block or even catch, knowing that the notion of timing will be essential to succeed in their actions. Among the secondary mechanics, we note that cars can be knocked out (which will make them vulnerable) and perform three jumps (instead of two). The boost will be more powerful while targeting an opponent will be allowed. In short, all shots will be allowed.
It is difficult not to see the influence of Fortnite, remembering that Epic Games – developer of Fortnite – acquired Rocket League in 2019. Since this acquisition, the multinational has begun a transformation of the multiplayer phenomenon : end of loot boxes, transition to a free-to-play status, mobile version… As for those who believe that Rocket League is incompatible with the Battle Royale concept, it should be recalled that other flagship licenses — Super Mario , Tetris, Pac-Man — got into it with no problem.
Fortnite, shop of the day April 22, 2022
FORTNITE BATTLE ROYALE FRIDAY APRIL 22, 2022 STORE UPDATE
Like every day, Epic Games renews the Fortnite skins, emotes and cosmetics shop this Friday, April 22, 2022 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, Android, PC and even back to iOS. Some skins are only very occasionally present in Fortnite while others remain on sale for several consecutive weeks when they are promoted as part of a partnership. Do not hesitate too much before buying a skin or an emote that you like because if you miss it, you may have to wait several months or even years before it is available again on the store of Fortnite! Anyway, here are the cosmetics and customization items available, including Uncharted and Tom Holland in Fortnite, by spending your precious V-Bucks, since this morning 1h in the Fortnite shop from Friday, April 22, 2022 :
Is Party Royale still in Fortnite
Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 2 Mid-Season Update 20.20 has brought many changes to the popular Battle Royal game. Prowler is finally available in Fortnite, and players can unlock it by completing the brand new Prowler quests. There are also the new weekly challenges and resistance quests for everyone to keep everyone busy.
Epic Games also brought a few new creative modes, such as the Sandstorm Riddle. However, one of the most popular Fortnite creations, Party Royale, is currently unplayable.
As of this writing, we don’t know why Party Royale has been disabled. If anything, Epic Games hasn’t even confirmed that it has disabled Party Royale in Fortnite yet. Given its popularity, it may be temporary, though fans will have to wait for an official update from Epic Games.
Fortnite x Wu-Tang Clan: here is the new collaboration
Rumors of a collaboration between Fortnite and influential hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan have come to fruition: a new set of skin items, including new skins, are coming to Fortnite Battle Royale.
- Old School Gunner Skin (includes additional style without cap)
- WUWEAR backpack accessory (responsive to music; includes additional Flutter Red styling)
- Neck Guard Harvesting Tool (Shock Reactive; includes bonus Red Scramble style)
- BRILLIANT skin (includes additional capless styling)
- Seal of the Wu-Tang Back Bling (responsive to music; includes bonus style Red Scramble)
- Glorious spray pick-up tool (leaves a trail of paint when swung; includes bonus Red Swirl style)
- Hang glider discharge slide
- Wunique Packaging
- Wu-Tang is forever emote
The Wu-Tang Clan invites itself into the king of Battle Royal
Fortnite multiplies improbable crossovers. Today, it is one of the most influential US RAP groups that invites itself into the title of Epic Games. Indeed, the Wu invites itself on the island through an unprecedented stylistic revolution. Starting Sunday, April 24 at 2 a.m., players will be able to find a selection of “Wu Wear” items in the Item Shop. The icing on the gift, a Fortnite x Wu-Tang collaboration will be offered from April 23. Geeknplay offers you a summary of this event.
Objects “ Wu Wear » include two exclusive outfits along with their matching accessories. So there will be outfits, backpacks or even pickaxes. Each outfit features a capless style to show off your avatars’ best hairstyles.
“Included in the Safe Guy outfit, the Planet WUWEAR back bling and the Neck Protector pickaxe can also be found for a complete look. The back bling reacts to music and the pickaxe reacts to hits. Both include alternate style Ruckus Red.
Regarding the outfit Swaggerplayers also have the back bling Wu-Tang and the Triumphant Tageuse Pickaxe. The back bling reacts to music and the pickaxe leaves a trail of paint when waved. Both include alternate style Ruckus Red. »
The Wu-Tang What?
the Wu-Tang Clan is a hip-hop group formed in 1992 from New York. Proud representative of the wave East Coast, the group is made up of 9 founding members. RZA and Ol’ Ditry adopt the name of the group in reference to the film Shaolin versus Wu Tang of Gordon Liu from 1983. The last album of the Wu Tang is called The SagaContinues and date of 2017. More than a group, the Wu-Tang evolved into a collective known as the Wu-Tang Killa Bees by embarking on several projects and affiliated artists. We leave you with a little retro clip to set the tone.
Discover Wu-Tang Clan outfits in Fortnite
Wu-Tang Clan is coming to Fortnite
One of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time, Wu-Tang Clan, will inspire a stylistic revolution on the island of Fortnite. Starting April 24 at 2 a.m., players will find a selection of items Wu Wear in the item shop, including outfits, back accessories or pickaxes. And to accompany this launch, Wu-Tang offers from April 23
Included in the Sure Guy outfitI’WUWEAR Planet back accessory and some Pickaxe Neck Protector are also to be found for a complete look. The back bling reacts to music and the pickaxe reacts to hits. Both include alternate style Ruckus Red.
Regarding the Swagger outfitplayers also have theWu-Tang back accessory and some Pickaxe Triumphant Tagger. The back bling reacts to music and the pickaxe leaves a trail of paint when waved. Both include alternate style Ruckus Red.