What is the Fortnite Rocket Racing Game Mode?

Here is everything you need to know about Fortnite’s new game mode Rocket Racing.

Fortnite introduced three new game modes with the release of Chapter 5 Season 1. It is no surprise that LEGO Fortnite mode has been receiving a lot of attention, however, Rocket League fans were surprised when they discovered the unexpected collaboration between Epic Games and Psyonix. Players can now experience this fast-paced racing adventure by using the new Rocket Racing mode.

Fortnite Rocket Racing Game Mode Explained

What Is Fortnite Rocket Racing Mode
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Rocket Racing game mode has all the features you are looking for in a racing game. Since the developers of Rocket League have teamed up with Fortnite to give players the most thrilling experience, most of the characteristics like Drifting, Flying, Air Dodging, Turbo boosters, etc are the same. Your main goal will be to overtake all your opponents by making use of all these varied features and trying to rank up and unlock cosmetics, tracks, and other rewards.

Is Fortnite Rocket Racing Free to Play?

Yes, Fortnite Rocket Racking is free to play. To start playing, all you have to do is launch Fortnite and scroll down to the ‘Discover’ section. Below the ‘By Epic’ tab you will see the ‘Rocket Racing’ game mode. Once you start the game you will get a list of all the different tracks you can use. Select a track and a mode of your choice and start racing.

What are the Cars in Fortnite Rocket Racing?

Here are the cars you can get and use:

  • Lamborghini Huracán
  • Octane
  • Scorpion
  • Cyclone
  • Jäger 619
  • Diesel

If you are a dedicated Rocket League fan, then playing Rocket Racing might be beneficial for you, as you will be able to connect both these accounts and unlock a number of cars/car bodies. To get more details, you can refer to our Fortnite Rocket League cars guide and get information on this topic.

Fortnite Rocket Racing Ranked mode

This game mode features competitive races as well. Once you are able to learn more about the game’s mechanics and start winning these races, you will increase your rank. In order to do this, you will have to make sure you don’t lose any matches. Here are all the ranks you can earn:

  • Unranked
  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum
  • Diamond
  • Elite
  • Champion
  • Unreal

All Fortnite Rocket Racing Controls

Here are all the basic controls you will need to master while playing this game mode:

Steer LeftAMove StickMove Stick
Steer RightDMove StickMove Stick
ThrustersLeft Mouse ButtonXA
JumpLeft Mouse ButtonXA
TurboPress Mouse WheelTriangleY
Air DodgeRight Mouse ButtonSquareX
Rocket DriftShiftSquareX
Reverse CameraQPres Right StickPres Right Stick

We have covered everything you need to know about Fortnite Rocket Racing game mode. If you are interested in learning all the tips & tricks to master these new modes, you can browse through all our recent Fortnite guides, right here on Gamer Tweak.