Rocket League: Ford’s Iconic Truck is the Latest Addition to the Game

Published 02/10/2021, 2:10 PM EST


Ford Motor Company has announced a new collaboration with the popular arcade sports game, Rocket League. The arcade game developed by Psyonix uses miniature cars to play any games that include a ball and a goal.

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This is not the first collaboration between Ford and Psyonix. Ford will sponsor the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) X Winter Split that began on February 5.

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Rocket League introduces an iconic pickup truck

With the Ford F-150 RLE bundle, Psyonix announced the introduction of the F-150, one of the most iconic pickup trucks in the world. The bundle will cost 1,500 credits. It contains the new truck, new standard and special edition tires, boost, banner, decal and an audio engine inspired by the Ford giant. The bundle will be available for a limited amount of time from February 20 to February 28 as an in-game purchase.

To achieve the fine level of detail required for the truck, Ford worked with the developers to create the perfect truck. The truck’s modern design takes its inspiration from the new 2021 Ford F-150. The iconic brand returned to a new game since Ford was last seen in the Forza series.

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To celebrate the release of the truck, the game will also have a 2 day limited time event. The winner of the best freestyle in the game will receive the brand new 2021 Ford F-150 as a prize.

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This is not the first actual vehicle in the game

This isn’t the first time Psyonix has had a collaboration from pop culture or the automotive industry. The game has had various cars from pop culture that are iconic. This include’s Dominic Toretto’s Charger from the Fast and the Furious movies and the Batmobile.

The game also had a Mclaren 570s, which was the only car from the actual world so far. The Ford F-150 can hold the title of the first commercial car to grace the game because the Mclaren was a racing car.

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Rupesh Nair

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Rupesh is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently a student at Mumbai University, he has been involved with eSports since his childhood. Having played titles like Fallout 4, Minecraft, FIFA, Portal 2 and Halo 4 extensively, Rupesh has a deep understanding of the sport.

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