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Rocket League winter events and items unveiled

Cars-meets-soccer hit Rocket League is getting new items and play modes in December, according to developer Psyonix.

The Rocket League “Winter Games” will launch on Dec. 14, offering seasonal themed extras such as a “Snow Day” mode which takes its inspiration from ice hockey, offering a slippery playing surface and a large, flat puck. “Snow Day” will replace the current “Mutator Mashup” mode.

Players will also be able to unlock Holiday-themed garage items which will stay unlockable through to Jan. 4 and keep-able thereafter. These include vehicle toppers for Blitzen, Santa, candy cane and a Christmas tree. They can be unlocked just by playing Rocket League, win or lose.

Rocket League‘s winter event will be available for free on PC and PlayStation 4 for anyone with the base game.

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