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Rocket League: New Cars Now available for purchase.

gngf123

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Aftershock hitbox identical to the Dominus hitbox, didn't expect that.

Marauder looks pretty cool too.
 

Tenebrous

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Masamune looks cool, but I've not used anything 'cept default for 200 hours, and I'm kinda scared to change now.
 

Khalifa Jayy

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Aftershock is like for like with Dominus? Does that mean it handles, turns, etc. the same? If so, I'll buy it. It looks awesome, but I love me my Dominus.
 

CountAntonius

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Aftershock hitbox identical to the Dominus hitbox, didn't expect that.

Marauder looks pretty cool too.
Yep it's legit. I've used them all for awhile and the devs made it so the cars have the hitboxes that tend to be most popular to add some variety in high level play. Masamune is in the middle of the Dominus and octane and feels amazing. Esper feels a bit weird but not as bad as the scarab.
 

Dipship31

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Might be the first time I don't buy the DLC. I'd pay $1.99 for all of them or I'd be willing to pay $1.99 individually if there was a car I thought I'd use quite often, but every time I try to switch I always go back to the Dominus
 

ThanksVision

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Didn't even consider car hotboxes in this game--I just go for whatever is coolest looking :)
I main Takumi nut according to that chart it is pretty poor?? There's no 'best car' to use is there?

I want the first two a lot
 

CountAntonius

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Didn't even consider car hotboxes in this game--I just go for whatever is coolest looking :)
I main Takumi nut according to that chart it is pretty poor?? There's no 'best car' to use is there?

I want the first two a lot
People favor octane and dominus/breakout but I wouldn't say it's anything worthy of a tier list. You can do fine with anything if you get used to using it.
 

KodaRuss

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Marauder looks cool. Might pick that one up.

EDIT: Looks like it is now the second biggest surface area car in the game? Behind Gizmo
 
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Masamune looks pretty good, but I decided not to buy any more DLC for this game after the box and key bullshit got leaked. I can live with the regular cars.
 

gngf123

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Yep it's legit. I've used them all for awhile and the devs made it so the cars have the hitboxes that tend to be most popular to add some variety in high level play. Masamune is in the middle of the Dominus and octane and feels amazing. Esper feels a bit weird but not as bad as the scarab.
I was just playng around with Marauder and I honestly kind of like how it feels. Hitbox feels similar to Octane, but the car feels "heavier" like the Dominus. Finding it very easy to adjust to, from playing nearly exclusively Octane.

Interested in trying the others. Masamune sounds very interesting.
 

CountAntonius

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I was just playng around with Marauder and I honestly kind of like how it feels. Hitbox feels similar to Octane, but the car feels "heavier" like the Dominus. Finding it very easy to adjust to, from playing nearly exclusively Octane.

Interested in trying the others. Masamune sounds very interesting.
Yep I agree. It does feel like a heavier octane. I go back and forth between cars cause i like all the new ones a lot.

A pic of my masamune.


and Aftershock
 

Cindres

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Buying all 4 but I think I like the look of the first one the most.
 

CarbonFire

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Still shocked we never got ECTO-1 to coincide with the new Ghostbusters movie. Would have sold like gangbusters.

Will likely get the Masume and Esper. I like the Dominus hitbox, but that Aftershock is U-G-L-Y.
 

v1lla21

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More people should play with venom, It's a great car. Probably edges out the paladin for me.
Masamune and Marauder will be mine. Masamune doesn't seem to be that off from the venom.
 

angelic

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I read that they all play the same then I changed from default (to some dlc car) and it controlled like shit, so no change for me ever now.

Oh and every time I play a batman car, all I want to do is ram it repeatedly
 

Khalifa Jayy

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I read that they all play the same then I changed from default (to some dlc car) and it controlled like shit, so no change for me ever now.

Oh and every time I play a batman car, all I want to do is ram it repeatedly
Whoever told you that is a liar.
 

CountAntonius

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I read that they all play the same then I changed from default (to some dlc car) and it controlled like shit, so no change for me ever now.

Oh and every time I play a batman car, all I want to do is ram it repeatedly
They all drive the same speed etc the difference came in with the different size hitboxes and turning radius. These were side effects from the game being physics based and for a few updates now they have been tweaking cars bring them a bit closer to each other but there are still some difference.
 
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Been rockin' Esper and Masmune since I got my physical collectors edition. Both cars are great. I prefer Esper + Masamune wheels ultimately. :)
 

CronoRobo

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omg, I feel like such a noob...

I didn't know the cars in Rocket League had different stats. I just choose the cooler one and pimp it.
 

RoadHazard

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Masamune looks sweet. I generally play with the Takumi or Dominus, like them both very much but for different reasons. The Masamune seems like it might be a happy medium? Screw it, buying.
 

spineduke

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Oh man...why are the engine noises so bad? Just bought the Masamune and it sounds like something coming out of the toilet.
 

angelic

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Whoever told you that is a liar.
They all drive the same speed etc the difference came in with the different size hitboxes and turning radius. These were side effects from the game being physics based and for a few updates now they have been tweaking cars bring them a bit closer to each other but there are still some difference.
Yeah I read it was all cosmetic, then I used one that controlled like a tank online, wasnt sure if it was lag or not but I went straight back the default - and because it looks like an RC car as it should
 
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Aftershock is like for like with Dominus? Does that mean it handles, turns, etc. the same? If so, I'll buy it. It looks awesome, but I love me my Dominus.
Seems so. It makes no sense to me though. It looks much closer to the Octane if anything. It felt odd to use but I need more time with it.
 

RoadHazard

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omg, I feel like such a noob...

I didn't know the cars in Rocket League had different stats. I just choose the cooler one and pimp it.
They don't, really. They just have different hitboxes, which affects how they hit the ball, how they turn (since their wheels will be at different distances), etc.
 

Kaji AF16

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I didn´t know that each car had (even if slighty) different hitboxes.

Last night I used the last $2 in my Microsoft account and got that sweet Batmobile to hunt for those DLC achievements.
 

vanty

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I'll grab Esper and maybe Aftershock. Maybe finally changing from Scarab will make me play better since it's supposedly the worst car in the game ahah.
 

angelic

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I didn´t know that each car had (even if slighty) different hitboxes.

Last night I used the last $2 in my Microsoft account and got that sweet Batmobile to hunt for those DLC achievements.
it must be an exclusive to you then, the only batmobile i've seen looks like a squashed turd on wheels that emits a horrible whine. the instant I see a batman player I just feel the need to beat them into submission for having such poor taste.
 
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it must be an exclusive to you then, the only batmobile i've seen looks like a squashed turd on wheels that emits a horrible whine. the instant I see a batman player I just feel the need to beat them into submission for having such poor taste.
I hadn't used my batmobile in ages until today. I decided to try it while waiting and it's really good for practicing aerial control. There's a reason JHZER is fond of it. The chirp is annoying though but so is Masamune and Dominus engine sounds IMO.
 

bender

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Going to be hard to kick the Takumi habit. The back end of the Masamune is ugly but I really like the way the Esper and Marauder look.
 

CronoRobo

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They don't, really. They just have different hitboxes, which affects how they hit the ball, how they turn (since their wheels will be at different distances), etc.
ok, that makes sense...

I'm still gonna try different cars now, I've always felt that turning/steering the car is the worst in this game. Maybe a different car will give me a different vibe.

thanks.