What is Gridiron in Rocket League, and How Does it Work?

Rocket League has reintroduced the Gridiron LTM to celebrate the upcoming Super Bowl. How does Gridiron work in Rocket League, and how do you play Rocket League Gridiron?
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Rocket League Gridiron is back for the NFL Draft 2021! Let's go, boys! (Credit: Psyonix)

Folks... it's that time of the year again. The Super Bowl is coming! Or Superb Owl, as us experts call it. That means it's time to celebrate! It's American Football Time, folks, enough of this European rubbish. Thus, a Rocket League Gridiron mode is a wonderful addition, even if it is only for a limited time. Actually, screw that, just keep the mode, why not?

Rocket League is not only getting a Gridiron mode to celebrate the Super Bowl. There is also an NFL Fan Pass with exclusive items and a special Twitch event as well. We broke it all down in one neat article, so check that out if you want to know everything that's happening in Rocket League around the Super Bowl.

How Does Gridiron Work in Rocket League?

Rocket League Gridiron is a 4v4 mode that introduces rules inspired by NFL, and replaces the traditional football with an American football. When you touch the ball, the ball automatically attaches to your car's roof so that you can run with it. Pretty neat, right? Yep, it is! And it's hella-fun, so you better be getting hyped for this the return of this LTM. Here's how to play...

How To Play Rocket League Gridiron

  • Gridiron is a 4v4 Game Mode
  • There are Hash Marks at the 50-yard-line.
  • When you touch the ball, it attaches to your car's roof.
  • If players touch, the ball changes carriers.
  • Players with the ball can only single-jump.
  • Each goal is 3 or 7 points.
    • 3 is all own-goals.
    • 7 is when a player enters the goal with the ball.
  • Players need to pay attention to the lines on the field, and make sure to not go out of bounds.

Well, there you have it. We hope that we've helped you learn how to play Gridiron in Rocket League. It's a lot of fun and you should check it out! Much like you should check out the new Rocket League 2021 NFL Fan Pack. It's fantastic, and this is going to be one hell of a great season. With that, we bid you farewell. Eat a pizza.