How to Download Rocket League

All your friends are talking about Rocket League , a sports video game released in 2015 for the computer, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, in which the player aims to send the most balls into the opponent’s goal. What makes it so special? It is not football players who take to the field and compete against each other, but cars, known as Battle-Cars.

You, as a good fan of car and football games, became intrigued by this title, also because you learned that from September 2020 it became free-to-play , therefore free to download and play (with optional purchases to get various elements game); however, not being particularly knowledgeable in the field of digital download of video games, you would like some more information on how to download Rocket League correctly.

That’s the way it is, right? Then let me explain how to proceed. Come on, let’s not waste any more time chatting and let’s get to work right away! Take another five minutes of free time, dedicate them to reading the next paragraphs and follow the instructions I am about to give you. I assure you that you will quickly figure out how to download Rocket League and install it on your computer or console. Happy reading and, above all, have fun!

Index

  • How to download Rocket League on computer
    • Minimum requirements
    • Download and install Epic Games Launcher
    • Download and install Rocket League
  • How to download Rocket League on console
  • How to download Rocket League on smartphones and tablets

How to download Rocket League on computer

If you’re wondering if Rocket League is available for computers, the answer is yes. You can download the Psyonix game with a few clicks, directly from the Epic Games Store , the platform developed by Epic Games, which allows you to purchase and download numerous computer games. Would you like to know more? Well, then read on.

Minimum requirements

Before proceeding with the download and installation of the Epic Games Store and Rocket League, it is necessary to find out if your computer has the minimum requirements necessary for the game to function.

To play Rocket League, you must have a Windows PC with the following minimum requirements.

  • Operating system: Windows 7 64-bit or later;
  • Processor:5 GHz Dual core or higher;
  • Memory: 4GB or more;
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 760, AMD Radeon R7 270X or higher;
  • DirectX: Version 11;
  • Free disk space: 20GB or more.

For the best gaming experience, you must have a computer with the following recommended requirements .

  • Operating system: Windows 7 64-bit or later;
  • Processor:0 GHz Quad core or higher;
  • Memory: 8GB or more;
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, AMD Radeon RX 470 or higher;
  • DirectX: Version 11;
  • Free disk space: 20GB or more.

Download and install Epic Games Launcher

As mentioned above, to download Rocket League on PC it is necessary to rely on Epic Games Store , the game store of the Fortnite manufacturer .

To start the download of the Epic Games Store client, Epic Games Launcher , connect to the official website of the service and click on the GET EPIC GAMES GAMES button at the top right.

Now wait for the download to complete and proceed with the installation of the Epic Games Store client. Then double-click on the .msi file obtained and click in sequence on Install , Yes and Finish to complete the setup.

Once the updates have been downloaded, which starts automatically when Epic Games Launcher is launched, proceed with creating your account. You can create an Epic Games account , by pressing the appropriate button and filling out the form that is proposed to you, or you can quickly authenticate with an account you already have, such as Facebook , Google , Xbox Live , PlayStation Network , Nintendo , Steam and Apple : just press one of the available buttons and log in.

Download and install Rocket League

Once logged in, to download and install Rocket League via Epic Games Launcher, search for the game in the store by pressing the magnifying glass icon located at the top right.

Select, therefore, the game from the search results, click on the GET button in its description sheet and confirm by clicking on the Place order and Accept buttons on the next screen.

Now, to start the download and installation of the game, all you have to do is access the Library section of the Epic Games Launcher (in the left sidebar), select Rocket League , check the box I have read and accept the License Agreement with the end user (EULA) and click first on Accept and then on Install and Yes .

At the same time you can also choose whether to activate automatic updates for the game and whether to create a shortcut for the same on the desktop. Once the automatic download and installation is complete, you are free to enjoy Rocket League!

How to download Rocket League on console

Rocket League is also available for the latest generation consoles such as PlayStation 4 , Xbox One and Nintendo Switch . The procedure for downloading and installing the game varies from console to console, but the steps to follow are the same for all game systems. On PS4 and Switch, PlayStation Plus and Nintendo Switch Online subscriptions are not required to play.

To download Rocket League on your console, first make sure you are connected to the Internet (via Ethernet cable or a Wi-Fi network), then launch the store and log in with your account. If you don’t have one, you need to create it by clicking on the appropriate button and entering your personal data. Now, search for Rocket League inside the store, press the button to add it to the cart , follow the download procedure and that’s it. Wait for the download to complete (the duration varies according to the speed of your connection) and the game will, in fact, be present on the console’s home screen.

Let’s take a practical example: if you have a PlayStation 4 , press the toolbox icon at the top right to access the Settings , press on the Network and Configure Internet connection items , then choose how to connect by pressing on one of the items between Use Wi -Fi and Use a network cable (LAN) , select the Typical option and follow the configuration procedure which, in the case of a Wi-Fi connection, involves entering the network password.

Now that your PS4 is connected to the Internet, access the Settings again , press the Account Management and Login to PlayStation Network items and enter your login details in the Login ID and Password fields . If you don’t have an account yet, select PlayStation Network New User? Create an account and proceed with the registration by clicking on the option Sign up now .

Once you have logged into your account, all you have to do is download the game. In the PS4 main menu, press the shopping bag icon to access the PlayStation Store , select the Search item at the top and type Rocket League in the search field. Now, press on the items to add the game to the cart and start the download . For more detailed information, you can read my guide on how to play online on PS4 .

How to download Rocket League on smartphones and tablets

Rocket League is not available as an application and therefore cannot be downloaded and played on smartphones and tablets.

If your intention was to play Rocket League via your mobile device, you can still consider one of the many alternatives available in the various stores. One of the best “copies” of Rocket League is Turbo League ( Android / iOS ), an application developed by Zero Four and available for free with the possibility of in-app purchases.

 

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