New Rocket League Lucky Lanterns Event Is Live, Brings Back A Classic Mode From 2015
Lucky Lanterns celebrates the Lunar New Year by bringing back two fan-favorite modes: one from this past year and another from Rocket League's first year.
Rocket League's latest limited-time event, Lucky Lanterns, is now live. The in-game celebration is themed around the Lunar New Year, and will last until March 1.
Lucky Lanterns adds Heatseeker to Rocket League until February 22. This 2v2 fan-favorite mode sees the ball naturally drawn to the opposing goal of whichever team touched it last, forcing players to react more quickly on blocks. Then, from February 22 to March 1, Super Cube returns to Rocket League. This 3v3 mode hasn't been seen in Rocket League since 2015, the year the game launched. As its name implies, it transforms the ball into a cube.
Celebrate the Year of the Ox in our Lucky Lanterns in-game event LIVE NOW! Complete Event Challenges, unlock themed items, and jump into a game of Heatseeker LTM.— Rocket League (@RocketLeague) February 11, 2021
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Additionally, Lucky Lanterns adds a bunch of Lunar New Year décor to Rocket League. The Forbidden Temple (Day) arena has been redecorated in celebration of the upcoming Year of the Ox. New cosmetics will also be in the store during the event, including the now-painted Paper Dragon goal explosions. Lucky Lanterns will add limited-time event challenges as well, giving you more tasks to complete alongside your weekly challenges.
In the midst of the event, Rocket League is getting a new battle car. The Ford F-150 is coming to Rocket League, though only for a limited-time. From February 20-28, you can buy the Ford F-150 Rocket League Edition for 1500 Credits--the bundle includes the F-150 battle car, Chairman decal, SE wheels, Ford F-150 engine audio, Ford F-150 boost, and Ford F-150 player banner. According to developer Pysonix, the F-150 battle car has the same hitbox as the Octane.