10 Apr 2021 11:41 AM +00:00

PS5 news today March 28: Major restock coming

The PS5 is still the hottest item on the market, with thousands of players scrambling during every restock to secure the next-gen system.

Here is all of the news you need to know today!

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Rocket League Season 3 Coming Soon

The upcoming Season 3 of Rocket League will begin on April 7th and will last until July 21st.

In September 2020 the game went completely free-to-play, allowing all players to try the fast-paced arena game.

Psyonix teased the new season saying,

"START YOUR ENGINES! ROCKET LEAGUE SEASON 3 IS FUELED UP AND READY TO ROLL ON APRIL 7! GET READY FOR THE MOST HIGH-OCTANE SEASON YET, WITH A NEW ROCKET PASS, CHALLENGES, AND CONTENT FROM NASCAR AND FORMULA 1!"

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START YOUR ENGINES: Season 3 will launch on April 7th

Rocket League Season 3 will also see NASCAR and F1 vehicles coming to the game in May.

In a blog post, Psyonix revealed what to expect from the upcoming collaborations.

"To properly celebrate the art of auto racing, we had to bring in two legends that practically perfected speed: NASCAR and Formula 1. Both of these titans of the track are racing into Rocket League throughout Season 3 with their own bundles. Check out the first look at the cars in all of their gearhead glory in the Season 3 trailer above, and look out for more info leading up to the release of NASCAR in early May and F1 in mid-May. 
Rocket League needed a new car to compete with the redlines of NASCAR and Formula 1, so our engineers have been hard at work in the garage fine tuning and test driving a speed demon of our own. Introducing Tyranno. Get ready to take control of this master of dash with a Dominus hitbox in the Season 3 Rocket Pass. Stay tuned for the full Rocket Pass reveal next week!
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Prepare to take in the sights and sounds of race day in the newly redesigned DFH Stadium (Circuit). The classic Arena has been outfitted with a track and all the pageantry found trackside during a championship Sunday. DFH Stadium (Circuit) will be added to the Casual and Competitive Playlists, and will be available for Private Matches and Freeplay at the start of Season 3."

As with every new Rocket League season, it will feature a new season pass, called a Rocket Pass, featuring over 70 rewards for players to unlock over the course of the season.

"THE LATEST ROCKET PASS IS OBSESSED WITH SPEED! GET ROCKET PASS PREMIUM AND UNLOCK THE ALL-NEW TYRANNO, AND 70+ TIERS OF NEW ITEMS!"

Check out the official Rocket League Season 3 trailer here.

Rocket League is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Epic Games Store.

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Fortnite X Rocket League Llama-Rama Event

Speaking of Rocket League, the new Fortnite X Rocket League Llama-Rama event is underway, allowing players to earn cosmetic rewards for both Fortnite and Rocket League by competing in Rocket League.

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FREEBIE: Playing in the event will earn cosmetics for both Fortnite and Rocket League

The event will run until April 9th, so there is still more than enough to grab all of the rewards, which you can see below.

CHALLENGE 1: BEYONDER

  • Description: Play three online matches
  • Fortnite Reward: Battle Ball Spray
  • Rocket League Reward: Topper - DJ Yonder
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CHALLENGE 2: MORE LLAMA BELL

  • Description: Get 500 total points in online matches
  • Fortnite Reward: Llama-Rama Loading Screen
  • Rocket League Reward: Player Anthem - Llama Bell


CHALLENGE 3: OVER YONDER

  • Description: Get five Goals, Assists, or Saves in online matches
  • Fortnite Reward: Everybody Dance! Lobby Track
  • Rocket League Reward: Octane Decal - DJ Yonder
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CHALLENGE 4: UMBRELLA ROYALE

  • Description: Get five Clears and Centers in online matches
  • Fortnite Reward: Zooming Wrap
  • Rocket League Reward: Wheels - Umbrella Royale


CHALLENGE 5: EXTRA ORDINARY 

  • Description: Play one online match in any of the Extra Modes playlists
  • Fortnite Reward: Turbo Ball! Back Bling
  • Rocket League Reward: Player Title - Extra Ordinary
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CHALLENGE 6: WINNING IS EVERYTHING (ROCKET LEAGUE REWARD ONLY)

  • Description: Win 10 online matches (Repeatable)
  • Rocket League Reward: 20,000 XP

Rewards

Here are the rewards that can be earned by completing the challenges.

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PS5 Stock Update

It is being reported that Amazon's 8,000 consoles, that they recently received, could be going live on their website as early as tomorrow.

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This is believed to be the biggest shipment of consoles any UK retailer has received so far, with retailers previously receiving up to 5,000 consoles per restock.

It could indicate that Sony is finally getting on top of manufacturing and are beginning to keep up with demand.

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