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[e][h]Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars
Game Information
Release Dates:

NA PlayStation 3

EU PlayStation 3
PlayStation 3

Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars officially abbreviated as SARP Battle-Cars or just SARPBC is a Sports-Action game developed by Psyonix. It is the prequel to Rocket League and was released in North America on October 9th 2008[1].


SARPBC was released in North America on October 9th 2008 on PlayStation 3. On February 12th 2009 it was officially released in Europe as well.



Soccar is the only gamemode available in SARPBC. With team sizes from 1 to 4 players the goal is to score on the opposition using cars to hit a ball in to the opposing teams' goal. Each match lasts 5 minutes of playing time. The team with the most goals after the 5 minutes have expired wins, if teams are tied they will play a golden goal extra time. It is possible to play this mode on all maps.


SARPBC contains an offline and online singleplayer and multiplayer mode as well as multiple different training packages.


The offline mode of SARPBC contains the option of playing together with up to 3 friends by using the provided split screen. This mode also features specific bots which can be used as teammates or opponents on singleplayer as well as multiplayer mode


The online mode of SARPBC only contains a casual playlist which can be played with up to 7 other players from your continent. It is also possible to play with up to 3 friends on the same console by using the provided split screen option.

Training Packages[edit]

SARPBC features multiple different training packages. Specifically: SCAVENGER, STRIKER, POWERSLIDE and SWEEPER package. All of those packages follow a starsystem which allows the player to collect stars and unlock the seven different cars, which all but one is in Rocket Legue. Based on how good the player performs in those specific packages a total of 100 stars can be collected.


Controls Settings[edit]

Most of the Control Settings in SARPBC are set and can not be changed manually but the changeable settings are.

  • Camera Shake (On/Off)
  • Hold Ball Camera (On/Off)