Following its acquisition by Epic Video games in Might 2019, Rocket League developer Psyonix has starry plans for its vehicular soccer recreation. One in all these plans consists of the entire elimination of “all paid, randomized crates” from the sport later this yr.
Pysonix confirmed in a short weblog put up that the present paid, randomized loot bins will likely be changed by a brand new system that “exhibits the precise gadgets you’re shopping for prematurely.” The developer cited Fortnite’s modifications to V-Buck Llamas, which now show the contents before you purchase them, as some extent of reference. Pysonix stated this resolution displays its “dedicat[ion] to creating the very best expertise for our gamers everywhere in the world.”
There isn’t any affirmation as to when this new system will likely be carried out. Pysonix stated that the brand new system will come “later this yr” and that details about will probably be shared “within the coming months.” Although paid, randomized crates will now not be supplied in Rocket League, Psyonix made it clear that Rocket Go Premium, DLC Automobiles, and Esports Store gadgets will nonetheless be supplied for direct buy alongside the brand new system.
Loot bins, very like crunch, are a hot-button matter within the video games industry–particularly amongst elected officers. In April 2019, Pysonix axed loot bins in two European international locations due to “authorities laws.” This follows a string of different video games scrapping loot bins, together with Overwatch and Star Wars Battlefront II. Earlier this yr, EA eliminated FIFA Factors from FIFA in accordance with new legal guidelines in sure international locations the place the sport thrives.