Rocket League’s continued success has led to car companies and motorsports partnering with Psyonix in product placement deals. Following F1's return to Rocket League with the 2022 Formula 1 Fan Pass, the 2023 Nissan Z Performance is coming to the popular car football game.
If you don't want to miss out, you'll have to claim it soon because the Nissan Z Performance will only be available in Rocket League for a limited time.
Nissan Z Performance bundle
Available from 26 May to 7 June, the Nissan Z Performance bundle includes the Nissan Z Performance car, along with Wheels, Engine Audio, Player Banner, and an eye-catching Nissan x FaZe Clan Decal. It can be yours for 1,100 credits in the Item Shop.
In real life, the 2023 Nissan Z is the long-awaited successor to the Nissan 370Z, continuing the legacy of the fabled Nissan Z sports car. The range-topping Performance trim is powered by a twin-turbo V6 producing 400 horsepower, paired with either a six-speed manual transmission or a nine-speed automatic.
The 2023 Nissan Z Performance arrives in dealerships this summer, but you can drive it in Rocket League next week. You can also drive the new Nissan Z in Gran Turismo 7, where the redesigned sports car its racing game debut.
“We’re excited for the passionate fans of Rocket League to experience the thrill of the all-new Nissan Z,” said Allyson Witherspoon, vice president and CMO, Nissan US.
“This is also a great moment to highlight our existing collaboration with FaZe Clan as we continue to look for new and authentic ways to be present in the ever-expanding Esports world.”
To celebrate the collaboration, Psyonix will host several Nissan-themed online events in Rocket League, starting with the Nissan Crew Battles on 26 May.
Hosted by the First Touch Podcast boys Roll Dizz and Dazerin, with special co-host Johnnyboi, the event will see professional players compete in 3v3, 2v2, and 1v1 matches for a $25K prize pool.
Additionally, the Nissan Classic RLCS NA Regional will run from 27 May-29 May. Nissan will also sponsor the Collegiate Rocket League World Championship on 3 June as well as the upcoming Fall 2022 CRL Season.