, a mobile spin-off from the hit soccer game, is getting a number of new features and modes as part of . Along with the latest free Rocket Pass and seasonal challenges, volleyball mode will be live in the iOS and Android game at 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday.
Two-on-two mode with no goals. Instead, there is a net in the middle of the field and a new ball. You will score when the ball hits the ground in the opponent’s net. It’s a simple concept like “get the ball in the other team’s goal”, but brings a different dynamic to the gameplay.
When volleyball arrives, players will need to bid on Hoops, a basketball-style mode also available in . Psynoix says that these Extra Modes will cycle in and out Sideswipe every season, capable of keeping things fresh.
There will be a bunch of new items to unlock in season two, including some Missile Federation Favorites like Breakout vehicles and supernovas and dueling dragons target blasts. You’ll also have a way to practice against human opponents without worrying about your competitive rankings. The regular playlist will arrive today at 7 p.m. ET, ahead of the full season two update.
When the new season begins, Sideswipe will reset all competition ranks. Players will be rewarded with different trophies and quick chat stickers depending on their top ranking during the inaugural season.
Psyonix did a great job translating the whole thing Missile Federation experience 2D mobile format with Sideswipe. It’s a good way for fans to fix their car (or volleyball) while away from their console or PC, although I find it easier to play with a controller than with touch controls.
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