Rocket League is celebrating its first birthday this week. Having released a year ago, the vehicle soccer video game attained tremendous popularity and love from the game lovers.
The Physics based vehicle soccer video game was developed and published by American video game development studio Psyonix. The gaming firm had released Rocket league for both Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 platforms on July 7 a year back.
Xbox version of the same was issued on February 17, 2016, while ports for OS X and Linux are set to release this year.
The retail version of the game for Xbox One and PS4 was distributed by 505 Games in the month of June 2016.
Psyonix had released an infographic describing the success of the game in a single image. The developer company says that their game received enormous success purely due to the support by the gamers and DLC content in it.
The infographics released has several interesting facts about 1.1 million average daily players. The game has obtained a milestone of having over 18 million players, with PS4 having an edge among the other two consoles.
The key point or stat one has to notice is the number of eSport spectators watching the game equals 2,728 years worth of matches have been viewed on Twitch. Having got a huge viewer base is very rare, and it would be one of the rare games that will be played and talked about in the coming years.
Psynoix wrote that “Because of your passion and your support, our relatively small follow-up to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars has exceeded our wildest dreams and become something enormous,”
“You have made new friends, crossed platforms into new frontiers, and inspired us in ways you’ll never know (and in other ways, you’ll know very soon). You’ve made incredible saves, scored fantastic goals, and you’ve changed the conversation in the world of competitive esports forever.