Is Rocket League Free on Switch?

Is Rocket League Free on Switch? The game's free-to-play update arrived on Sept. 23.
Is Rocket League Free on Switch? The game's free-to-play update arrived on Sept. 23. / Photo by Psyonix

Is Rocket League free on switch? The game's free-to-play update arrived on Sept. 23, making the game free on all available platforms.

Psyonix announced that Rocket League would be going free to play this summer and the update finally arrived on Sept. 23. The five-year-old game became free for new players looking to get in on the rocket-powered car soccer experience. The update also includes a plethora of Legacy bonuses for any players that owned Rocket League prior to the update.

Is Rocket League Free on Switch?

While the update has provided bonuses for existing players and brought in a swath of new ones, it hasn't been without some hiccups. Players are experiencing issues, like the "Checking Privileges" loading error, at an alarming rate. Despite these issues, players are hoping for a revitalized player base thanks to this new update — including those playing on Nintendo Switch.

Rocket League is free to download on Switch, but are there any other purchases necessary?

Rocket League is completely free on Nintendo Switch. With the game's free-to-play update on Sept. 23, it became available to download for free in the eShop. Not only that, but the game doesn't require a Nintendo Switch Online subscription to play online either. Any Nintendo Switch owner with an internet connection can download Rocket League and play online.