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Cross-play: EA’s Rocket Arena available worldwide today on PC, PS4, Xbox One

Rocket Arena, EA’s 3v3 shooter where rockets control everything, is out today.

Not only that, but it’s packing cross-play support for PS4, Xbox One and PC along with a cool $100k tournament.

“Our game is a truly unique hero shooter that’s unlike anything players have experienced. At the surface, the fun and frantic combat is quick to grasp, but behind the curtain there is a robust, deep game that’s highly competitive, full of rockets, and challenging to master,” said Kevin Franklin, Co-Founder of Final Strike Games on today’s launch.

“Our EA partnership has allowed our team to realize an uncompromised vision of Rocket Arena. With their support, we’ve crafted a deep multiplayer game, rich world and IP that we are incredibly proud of. We already have tons of free post-launch content in the works and can’t wait to share what else we have in store for all our players.”

So, what’s it all about?

At launch, Rocket Arena will be giving players access to all 10 playable heroes, which feature 100 levels of progression, 10 diverse maps, 22 gameplay changing artifacts, custom games, as well as social and ranked playlists.

The game will also include four competitive game modes, a cooperative mode, a training level and practice mode, daily and weekly challenges and dozens of cosmetic items, all of which can be unlocked through in-game progression.

Rocket Arena features several unique mechanics to amplify player experience, including the Blast Meter which tells players how far their opponents will fly as they attempt to knock them out of the arena.

Players are also never out of the action. Once KO’d, players fly back into the arena to survey the scene and return to the fight, keeping all competitors on their toes.

Additionally, every hero in the game’s colorful lineup has their own distinctive personality, play style and signature rocket launcher, with a high skill ceiling that allows players to show off a variety of advanced movements like rocket jumping while sniping, dodging and firing combos.

Check out the World of Crater trailer too.

 

The first season of Rocket Arena is scheduled to kick off on July 28, just two weeks post-launch, bringing a new playable hero – Flux, over 10 new playlists, representing Rocket Arena’s social, PvE and ranked modes and daily and weekly challenges.

Grab it your preferred store for under €30.

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