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Rocket League Won't Be Phased Out After Rocket Racing Launch In Fortnite

Epic said it plans to grow the games "side-by-side."


It's a big day for the Rocket League universe, as Psyonix just released the game Rocket Racing inside Fortnite. The racing game won't replace Rocket League, though, the studio has confirmed.

In a social media post, the studio said plainly, "Rocket Racing is not replacing Rocket League." Psyonix went on to say both Rocket League and Rocket Racing will grow "side-by-side." Rocket League's developers are still "cranking on updates" for the main game and the Rocket League Championship Series.

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"We're excited to grow these games side-by-side with cross-game vehicle ownership between them," Psyonix said.

Rocket Racing is an arcade-style racing game feature solo and multiplayer support. There are 26 tracks in the game right now and more tracks and modes will be released in 2024.

Rocket Racing is the second of three games inside Fortnite launching this week. The first was Lego Fortnite, which has already reached more than 2 million players. The next is the music-themed Festival mode that launches on December 9 featuring content from The Weeknd.

As for the Fortnite base game, Chapter 5 Season 1 is out now with the Big Bang event that promises a "new beginning" for the game.

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