The popular car football game Rocket League will no longer be available for download later this summer through game store Steam, developer and publisher Psyonix announced on Tuesday. Instead, the game will be offered for free through the Epic Games Store.
In Rocket League , players use cars to get a ball into the opponent's goal. The game is played competitively as an e-sport and is available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PCs.
Users who have previously purchased Rocket League through Steam can continue to play the game as soon as it disappears from the web store. Also, the developer continues to release updates for the Steam version. However, new players who want to download the game will have to head to the Epic Games Store.
Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite , among others , acquired Psyonix in May 2019. At the time, reports circulated that Rocket League would no longer be available on Steam. In a statement, Psyonix then wrote that it wanted to "clarify" that the game would remain available on Steam.