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Rocket League Cross-Platform Parties Coming February 19

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Rocket League Cross-Platform Parties Coming February 19

Cross-platform support for Rocket League allowing friends to play alongside each other is coming in an update on Feb. 19, developer Psyonix announced today.

Known as the “Friends Update,” the update will allow players to join up in the same party regardless of platform and participate in online matchmaking. Cross-platform play among all systems became official last month with the PlayStation Cross-Play Beta program, but did not allow players to join the same lobby.

The Friends Update adds an in-game friends list to the main menu showing friends on the same and different platforms. It will be split into four tabs: Friends, RocketID, Recent Players, and Alerts.

The Friends tab shows friend activity on a player’s current platform, while the RocketID tab displays friends from other platforms. All Rocket League players will be assigned a RocketID, a username followed by four numbers, which the username part can be changed at any time.

Recent Players gives a list of players recently played with, and Alerts holds all friend and club requests. Check out the new in-game friends list in the video below.

The Friends Update is also giving out Competitive Season 9 rewards, displaying the number of Weekly Wins a player has left, and more fixes when the update goes live next week on Feb. 19.

Psyonix also announced it is canceling the unnamed in-game event mentioned last month due to “multiple factors behind-the-scenes,” and is offering a Double XP weekend with Double Painted drop-rates on March 7-11 as an apology.

Rocket League is now available on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

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