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How to play Rocket League Sideswipe on PC?

Rocket League Sideswipe PC

In this guide, I will show you how to download Rocket League Sideswipe on PC. Unlike most other sites, you won't get a nice black screen here! Currently, some emulators are not compatible to play RL Sideswipe on PC. We will thus use here BlueStacks or Nox Player which allow to play it. For Nox, it's a bit more complex because it's via an Android 9 multi-instance for it to work. Let's go ! 🏎Download RL Sideswipe on PC

Install an Android emulator for RL Sideswipe on PC

First of all, as said above, you need to install an emulator on your computer in order to play RL Sideswipe on PC. You have 2 choices of emulator: BlueStacks or Nox Player. We advise you BlueStacks because it is currently the best emulator of the market but it is also compatible with Mac Os.

Install the BlueStacks emulator for RLSS

To download the BlueStacks emulator and Rocket League Sideswipe on your PC, go to this download page and click on the "Play Rocket League Sideswipe on PC" button.

android emulator for Rocket League Sideswipe

Just install the .exe like any other software. Once the Android engine is running, BlueStacks will tell you that the graphics settings need to be updated. Reboot and then connect your Google account to Google Play. If you're experiencing latency issues, go to our guide to optimizing BlueStacks. If all is well, now go straight to the installation part from the Google Play Store after Nox Player.

Note that if you already have BlueStacks on your computer and you do not install it again, a black screen will probably be present. In this case, simply update the emulator.

Install the Nox Player emulator for RLSS

If you prefer Nox Player or already have this emulator installed, here are the steps to follow (a little more complex than with BlueStacks). Go to this download page and click on the button for the optimized version of Rocket League SideSwipe.

Nox Player emulator for RL Sideswipe

Once the .exe (quite heavy) is downloaded, install it like any other software. Once the emulator is installed, you need to check that you are on Android version 9. To do this, launch Nox Multi-instance (in the Nox sidebar or search for it on your PC).

If your instance version is Android 9(64bit), then you don't have to do anything. If you are on Android 7 32 or 64bit, then click on Add emulator then Android 9 - 64bit.

Android 9 on Nox

Then, all that's left to do is launch theAndroid 9 instance. Once on the emulator, go to the Google Play and connect your Google account.

Download Rocket League Sideswipe on PC

Once the emulator is installed, go to Google Play and search for Rocket League Sideswipe (as on your phone). Then simply click Install to download RL Sideswipe to your PC.

Install Rocket League Sideswipe on PC

That's it! All you have to do is log in to your Epic Games account and you'll finally be able to access your garage and score lots of goals! ⚽

Changing the buttons on your controller

The keymapping for your controller is pre-configured but you can change it if you wish. To change your keys, click on the small keyboard in the BlueStacks or Nox sidebar and then on Controller. Then, you just have to change the keys by clicking on the key and then on the key of your controller.

Change joystick buttons Rocket League Sideswipe

Finally, one last little trick to activate the boosted jump. To do this, go to your settings and configure your keys. Click on the red icon and check Enable. Then go back to the Nox key setup and add a new key.

Add Booted Jump

I hope this tutorial on how to download and play Rocket League Sideswipe on PC has been useful and feel free to ask any questions in the comments. Feel free to check out our other guides to playing mobile games on PC.

FAQ: Installation Rocket League Sideswipe on a PC

Is it legal to use an Android emulator for RL Sideswipe?

Yes, playing Rocket League Sideswipe on a PC is legal. The Android emulator only simulates an Android device. However, to keep it correct for mobile gamers, I advise you to only play with your controller and not with your keyboard.

How to adjust the black screen on Rocket League Sideswipe ?

If you use an emulator like BlueStacks or LDPlayer or even Nox. It is normal to have a black screen because the Android 7 version that these emulators use is not compatible at the moment. The only way is to create an Android 9 instance on Nox Player as indicated in our guide or if you have BlueStacks, to update it or to make a new installation via the link we provide in the article.

Are there any differences between the PC and Mobile versions?

None, both versions are the same because you are playing on an Android device with this trick. However, the versions of Rocket League PC and Rocket League Sideswipe PC are totally different.

What is the minimum configuration required for RL Sideswipe on PC?

To play RL Sideswipe on PC with the Bluestacks emulator, the minimum system requirements are as follows

  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows 10 to 7 (or higher) or MacOs ;
  • Processor: Intel and AMD ;
  • RAM: at least 4 GB ;
  • HDD: 5 GB of available disk space;
  • up-to-date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.

Here are the recommended settings to optimize your gaming experience at Rocket League Sideswipe :

  • Operating system: Windows 10 or MacOs Sierra ;
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 with virtualization extension enabled in the BIOS;
  • graphics card: Intel/Nvidia/ATI ;
  • RAM: 6 GB or more ;
  • HDD: SSD (or fusion) ;
  • Up-to-date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.
Hakio Co-founder of JeuMobi and passionate about virtual worlds of all kinds. It seems that Try Hard is also part of his vocabulary.

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