Rocket League Sideswipe Ranking System Explained (Final Guide You Will Need)

This guide will help You understand the Rocket League Sideswipe Ranks and Skill Ratings

Updated on Oct 13, 2022
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Rocket League Sideswipe Ranking System Explained (Final Guide You Will Need)

What are the ranks and divisions in Rocket League Sideswipe?

For the current version of Rocket League Sideswipe, there are seven ranks available: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, Diamond, Champion, and Grand Champion. 

Players are rated depending on their performance in the game. Each rank in Rocket League Sideswipe has five divisions. As you win more battles, you will be promoted to higher Divisions and Ranks and if you lose more matches than you win, it will demote you to lower Divisions and Ranks.

Here are the ranks and divisions of Rocket League Sideswipe:

Bronze Division I
Bronze Division II
Bronze Division III
Bronze Division IV
Bronze Division V
Silver Division I
Silver Division II
Silver Division III
Silver Division IV
Silver Division V
Gold Division I
Gold Division II
Gold Division III
Gold Division IV
Gold Division V
Platinum Division I
Platinum Division II
Platinum Division III
Platinum IV Division
Platinum Division V
Diamond Division I
Diamond Division II
Diamond Division III
Diamond Division IV
Diamond Division V
Champion Division I
Champion II Division
Champion Division III
Champion Division IV
Champion Division V
Grand Champion

What's the average rank in Rocket League Sideswipe?

In Rocket League Sideswipe, the average rank is gold 1 in doubles, silver 4 in hoops and silver 2 in duel but this changes over seasons. In order to achieve this rank, one must represent approximately the top half of all players worldwide. 

Rocket League Rank Silver II

That being said, you have a chance of winning 50 out of 100 Rocket League duels, and that's actually an impressive result in terms of overall results. It would be fair to say that if you are better than Gold I, you are classified as someone of an above-average skill level!

Rocket League Rank Gold I

What is the highest Rank & Skill Rating in Rocket League Sideswipe?

The maximum and highest rank in Rocket League Sideswipe is Grand Champion V (not Supersonic Legend like in the normal Rocket league Ranking System). Grand Champion begins at a skill rating of 1350 and the highest skill rating achieved at the moment is 1642 (theoretically it can be indefinitely more).

Rocket League Ranking System

How Many Wins Do You Need to Rank up?

You need 1 win to rank up one division in a rank. That means that you need +5 wins to climb up 1 rank. If you lose, you will be devoted one divisions most of the times. This rule doesn’t hold if you are Bronze (you can’t derank) or Grand Champion (Skill rating plays a role here).

Rocket League Rank Up

What is skill rating in Rocket league Sideswipe?

Skill Rating in Sideswipe is very much the same as MMR in the normal Rocket League. Even though it’s not confirmed we think that your account is not associate with a specific skill rating until you reach grand champ. At the moment, you can only see your skill rating if you're Grand Champion which begins at 1350 skill rating.

The amount of skill rating you are getting depends on the skill rating of the opponent you win or lose against. For instance, if you win against a high ELO player, you will get more skill rating than if you win against a player who has less skill rating than you.

Rocket League Sideswipe Ranked rewards

At the end of each sideswipe season players will receive season-exclusive Titles and Quick Chat Stickers based on their peak rank during their Sideswipe season.

Is there a rank reset in Rocket League Sideswipe?

At the end of each season, there is a soft rank reset in Rocket League Sideswipe. That means that similarly skilled players are kept together in the same groups. Contrary to a hard rank reset which happened in pre-season a soft rank reset protects new players from being beaten by veterans. This gives everyone a more fun experience overall - as well as giving everyone new goals to reach.

Rocket League Rank Diamond I

How to rank up and level up faster in Rocket League Sideswipe

Besides, many players are searching for the best Rocket League tips and tricks to rank up fast in Rocket League Sideswipe. If you want a higher rank, focus on winning. If you want to level up fast and gain more XP then focus on the following things. We suggest you keep your concentration on getting more points in each round. Indeed, you might have seen a bar that fills up with XP when you shot, save, or goal.

Score More Points in each Round

 Furthermore, you will rank up as the bar gets filled. Some effective ways that can help you rank up faster in Rocket League are:

  • Hot – hit the ball with a jump as it will leave you +20 points.
  • Save – defending your goal from an incoming ball may help you get +50 points.
  • Goal – scoring a goal will reward you with +50 points.
Rocket League Rank Platinum I

Be the MVP

MVP (Most Valuable Player) receives an extra +50 points, which is considered the best way to add points and rank up your account faster. 

In the end, however, the most important metric to get a skill rating is winning. So try to win more matches in Sideswipe (sorry, but it is what it is).

What are the Rocket League Sideswipe Ranked Modes? 

There are 3 different modes available in Rocket League Sideswipe which are Duel 1v1, Doubles 2v2, and Hoops 2v2.

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