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Getting Started in Rocket League with SCUF Basics header

Getting Started in Rocket League with SCUF Basics

Rocket League is high-speed and fast paced; you need to be able to quickly move and turn while boosting and powersliding. Gain the advantage with SCUF’s Paddles to have more flexibility to change directions while performing the essential functions without sacrificing your movement and aim.

Step One: The Outer Paddles

Let’s start with learning how to use the Paddle Control System: Starting with the two outer paddles. 

By default, the left outer paddle is mapped to Jump (X on PS4, A on Xbox) and the right outer paddle is mapped to Boost (O on PS4, B on Xbox). 

Practice using only the paddles for these functions and ignore their face buttons during gameplay.

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Step Two: The Inner Paddles

While the SCUF Infinity4PS PRO for PS4 features two paddles, the IMPACT and Vantage 2 for PS4 and the Prestige for Xbox One have four paddles available. 

Having more Paddles available allows you to use more of your hand to perform all your necessary functions while steering and aiming. Powerslide and perform aerials while freeing up your right thumb to maintain the course. 

By default, the inner left paddle is mapped to Air Roll/Powerslide (Square on PS4, X on Xbox) and the inner right paddle is mapped to Focus on Ball (Triangle on PS4, Y on Xbox). 

Repeat the same process as before, but now incorporating one of the inner two paddles. Ignore their face buttons until you’re comfortable with using all the paddles instead of the facebuttons. 

With regular practice, it can take up to two weeks to be completely used to them.

Boost, Powerslide, Jump, and Focus on the ball while constantly changing up directions all while having your thumb on the thumbstick ready to keep sight on the ball. 

 SCUF IMPACT Rocket League Controller Configuration

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Step Three: Configuring the Paddles

Now that you’ve mastered the paddles, now you can remap to different playstyles. For instance, if you may find you prefer having Air Roll/Powerslide (Square on PS4, X on Xbox) on the outer left to drift more easily and compliment the Boost on the right

Remap the paddles by using our EMR Mag Key (or just slide the remapping switch into remapping mode if you’re a SCUF Vantage 2 owner). Press and hold the button you want to map to your Paddle.  When finished, remove the EMR key (or slide the remap switch back into play mode on SCUF Vantage) and you’re ready to go. You can tailor your SCUF to suit your playstyle.

Now that you've gotten started, check out our other Rocket League guides: 

Improving Your Aim in Rocket League

Expert Controller Settings in Rocket League

Rocket League is a vehicle based soccer game by Psyonix is available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.