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Rocket League is massively popular right now, and we are happy to confirm it's heading our way! You even get a free copy with Steam Hardware. The above image is taken directly from Steam, but the Rocket League developers also announced it on their website:

1 Million Sold on Steam! Coming to SteamOS/Mac later this year! 48-Hour Steam Sale at 10% off! http://t.co/KOJV2v3IZB pic.twitter.com/e5Eikrnlbg

— Rocket League (@RocketLeague) August 27, 2015



If you already own it, you will get a free copy to gift to a friend.

It's also worth noting it seems Portal 2 will also be included with Steam Hardware purchases. Same deal here, free copy to send to a friend if you already own it.

I have a Steam Controller ordered, so hopefully I will see my copy then too. I do wonder how they will be doing this though, if you have to sign up through Steam somewhere, or if you get gift cards now thrown in the box, it will be interesting to see if I remember at the time.

About the game (Official)
Soccer meets driving once again in the long-awaited, physics-based sequel to the beloved arena classic, Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars!

A futuristic Sports-Action game, Rocket League, equips players with booster-rigged vehicles that can be crashed into balls for incredible goals or epic saves across multiple, highly-detailed arenas. Using an advanced physics system to simulate realistic interactions, Rocket League relies on mass and momentum to give players a complete sense of intuitive control in this unbelievable, high-octane re-imagining of association football.

Check out Rocket League on Steam, but as always we advise waiting until it's released. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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sub 27 August 2015 at 9:43 pm UTC
And some of us were hoping for Half Life 3...

Rocket League? What a bummer.
kingofrodeo 27 August 2015 at 9:50 pm UTC
What bothers me in this campaign is that there's little to no mention of Steam Boxes (SB) as the picture on their front page shows. Also on their site SB always seem to appear in '3rd place' in the menus.
Am I being paranoid?

Anyway a hit game like this is always welcome. And I really wish SB a great success.
Hori 27 August 2015 at 10:24 pm UTC
I really enjoyed Rocked League during the beta (or alpha, or whatever) even tho I haven't played it that long cuz I switched to Linux. It's been a long time now and I see they improved the game alot. I am really looking forward to buy this game but only when it's out
Caldazar 27 August 2015 at 10:29 pm UTC
Oh, wow! That's like they read my thoughts. I relly hoped they'd port Rocket League, was contemplating about ordering a Steam controller and don't own Portal 2 yet.
Sounds like a decent deal.
amonobeax 27 August 2015 at 11:27 pm UTC
Cool I'll buy this one!
Keyrock 28 August 2015 at 12:28 am UTC
This explains why a(nother) copy of Portal 2 just popped up in my inventory, I ordered the Steam Controller some months ago. Sweet, a freebie and another one coming my way.


Last edited by Keyrock on 28 August 2015 at 12:28 am UTC
Nyamiou 28 August 2015 at 2:22 am UTC
Cool! This game is very good and at first they said that they could not port the game to Linux due to licensing issues and because didn't think the market share was worth it, I'm happy that they finally reconsider. This game is incredibly popular right now, having it on Steam OS will certainly help the success of Steam Machines.
melkemind 28 August 2015 at 2:39 am UTC
subAnd some of us were hoping for Half Life 3...

Rocket League? What a bummer.

LOL You would've had better luck hoping for a yeti.
Guest 28 August 2015 at 3:35 am UTC
melkemind
subAnd some of us were hoping for Half Life 3...

Rocket League? What a bummer.

LOL You would've had better luck hoping for a yeti.

Already have it.

Now where's my half life 3? ;P


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wolfyrion 28 August 2015 at 5:17 am UTC
The preorder has to be from steam store or is valid also from any other reseller that sells steam hardware? :o?
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