Every abbreviation and its meaning in Rocket League explained

Abbreviations have been used in many video games over the years. In competitive video games, they can be used to shorten certain words or phrases to save time when teammates or enemies are messaging amidst the battle. In Rocket League, many players use abbreviations during their matches to quickly converse with their team or the opponent. Here are some of the more common Rocket League Abbreviations that most players use.

What does “ff” mean in Rocket League?

This abbreviation is commonly used for the word “Forfeit”, in Rocket League players may want to “FF” a match if they deem the match is unable to be won, or if they do not want to play any longer.

Usually, many players may use Forfeit as a form of mockery against the other team with common phrases like “You should FF”, or “It’s time to FF”. Furthermore, some toxic individuals may use the term FF against their team. Those who don’t want to play anymore for whatever reason may use the phrase “FF or play alone” signaling to their team to forfeit or they will play without him. Players use this phrase to abandon matches, giving their team a disadvantage usually resulting in a loss. The origin of this abbreviation is unknown, but it has been used not only in Rocket League but other popular titles as well. Any video game that contains a round-like structure has players that may want to surrender or forfeit. Resulting in the use of “FF” across many titles.

What does rng mean in Rocket League?

In Rocket League there are two meanings for RNG.

The first being a title granted to those who reach Grand Champ in Rumble, get the title of “RNG Champ”.

The other common use of “RNG” refers to “Random number generator” Players use this abbreviation to express randomness in the game, usually crediting a certain action to randomness. For example, if someone believes something has happened in the game like being spawned a certain way, they may fault RNG. RNG comes from abbreviating the random number generator. When randomness is introduced in any game, players adopt the term RNG, since the game is asserting a random entity into the game. This can occur in any game that involves luck since a random number out of a set will be chosen that influences what occurs in the game.

What does NCVR mean in Rocket League?

NCVR stands for non-crate very rare items. NCVR is an abbreviated term for items that are only obtainable by leveling up and getting drops, and are very rare.

NCVR items are usually items that are sought out for by the community. Everyone wants them and many are trying to trade for them. This abbreviation was created to shorten non-crate very rare items to enable traders to quickly assert what they want and to shorten trades.

The list of NCVR items goes Beaten Egg, Calculated, Junk Food, Moai, Nice Slice, Pigeon, Salty, Starbase Arc, Unicorn banners. Feather, Frostbite, Hearts, Ink, Lightning, Lightning Yellow, Magmus, Taco, Toon Smoke, Treasure Boosts. Burlap, Cookie Dough, Knitted Yarn, Metallic (Smooth), Metallic Pearl (Smooth), Moon Rock paints, and Butterfly, Dragon Wings, Goldfish toppers.

These items are extremely rare and can be traded for a high price, or a multitude of other items.

What does Certified mean in Rocket League?

Certified refers to certified items. These items when equipped during matches track a different stat for that item, beyond the usual stats that would be recorded. Certified items can level up after reaching a certain stat that is being tracked a certain amount of times.

Items from crates excluding paint finishes and toppers can be certified. Furthermore certified common items classify as uncommon. Many players are interested in certified items, due to their special nature in tracking uncommon statistics.

For example, Acrobat tracks the amount of bicycle kicks a player scores in online matches. Tactician tracks how many times the player centers the ball on the offensive side. Players are intrigued by the special stats that they record, and depending on the stat some would be impressed by the number.

Certified items titles are dependent on the level, which are determined by the amount of specific stat recorded. The levels go from “Certified”, “Capable”, “Skillful”, “Veteran”, to “Fantastic”.

What does Psy Net mean on rocket league?

Psy Net refers to the cross-platform usage from console and PC players. Players who have a PSY NET on their avatar are either console players or PC players who are playing cross-platform. Psy Net is short for Psyonix Network, which is a netcode written to combine players from different platforms.

Without Psy Net, players would be unable to play with each other from other platforms. PC players would only be able to match up with other PC players, PS4 players would only match up with PS4 players, etc. If you’re on console and playing against PC players you will know as the PC players will have a Psy Net on their avatar. This is also true vice versa. Psy Net makes it easy for PC and console players to converse, a feature that many games don’t have. With the use of Psy Net, more players can be added to the player base allowing for better queue times, and more matches.

What does mmr mean in rocket league?

MMR is short for matchmaking rating, this is used to determine your competitive tier and status. Those with higher MMR are the more skilled players, while those who have lower MMR are more amateurish in their play. MMR has been around since the creation of competitive video games as a means to match players based on their skill level. In many games, MMR can be a true indication of skill separating good players from great players.

Every division in Rocket League has its range of MMR. Certain modes have different MMR, usually in the competitive setting MMR is different based on the game mode (Solos, and Standard). In other video games, MMR is also heavily used, for most competitive games players refer to their “MMR” to indicate their skill level. In some games, certain MMR may relate to a ranking like silver or gold, but some players may still refer to their true rank as MMR.

What does LFT mean?

LFT in general stands for looking for a team. But in Rocket League LFT could also refer to the LFT topper, a collectible item that players can customize their vehicles with. This item is cosmetic and very limited. Those who registered for fan rewards can get this item from a drop during live broadcasts. This topper comes in different color variants and can be traded among players. As stated before, others may use the term LFT for looking for a team.

Saying this in a chatroom or on a forum may enable players to find a pickup team to play with. Competitive players may also use this term to find a team to play competitive matches with, by queuing up with individuals with similar skill levels. Serious players will be able to stick with that team and grind to a higher skill ranking.

LFT has also been used in other games where competition exists, with players trying to join a pickup team to make use of communication better, allowing them to coordinate and create plans more efficiently.

What does Party Up mean in Rocket League?

Party Up refers to the post-game menu option of party up. Selecting this will enable you to signal to your teammates that you want to create a party and play together.

If you press the party up button after someone else has already pressed the button, you will automatically join their party allowing you to play with them once again. Party up in Rocket League is similar to many other games with a “Party Up” or “Ready Up” feature.

Both of these features do the same thing, it allows players of a team to party up together and play again if they haven’t already partaken in a party. For solo players who believe their chemistry and play style with the other players is sufficient, party up may be beneficial if you have found the correct teammates. It’s also a great feature to use to quickly get into matches since the system doesn’t have to find extra players for you to match up with.

What is Alpha Boost Rocket League?

An Alpha Boost is a boost given to players who tested Rocket League during the Alpha.

The Alpha was a closed version to help fix issues about the game before rolling out to the Beta. Players who have the Alpha Boost receive in-game rewards like the Alpha hat, wheels, and the boost. The Alpha Boost is the Gold Rush boost that is given to Alpha players. The gold rush boost is sought out for, and everyone is trying to get their hands on one. Alpha Boosts can be purchased from a third party market, for a large sum of money. These cosmetic items are extremely rare, you should be proud if you’re an owner of the Alpha Boost.

What does Sweating mean rocket league?

Sweating refers to a person trying extremely hard to win the match. Someone who is sweating refers to a “Sweaty” person. This terminology is used to describe a player that always plays to win and is always trying to play like there is something on the line.

Sweaty players and sweating have been used in the gaming community for a long time. It always refers to someone who is a “try hard” and is extremely serious even in a casual setting. Rocket League players have adapted this abbreviation since it does indeed have a competitive mode. All competitive games will contain players who are “sweating”, due to their nature and willingness to win.

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I am a gamer… Well, there is more to me than that, but my hobby has been video games since I’ve got my Gameboy when I was 7 years old. I like Marketing and Blogging too, which brought me to create this blog with my friend Anthony. I play a lot, even if I know, that I am not the best. At the moment, my favorite games are Brawhalla, Rocket League and strategy games like Age Of Empire.
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