Part of Rocket League's greatness is in its flexibility of modes. There are several game types to choose from:
Solo (1v1 ranked/unranked)
Solo Standard (3v3, teams made up of random players without teams)
Chaos (4v4, unranked)
Snow Day (unranked)
Offline play against bots
Local splitscreen (online or offline)
You can jump into any mode you prefer. Try them all, and see what game type you prefer. Jump into the mode you have the players for. If you have two friends playing Rocket League, pull them into a party and play some 3v3. If you have four, you can try out Chaos, or just play some private 2v2 matches. Private matches are some of the most fun we've had playing the game, so don't shy away from it if you have the people.
Check out the server selections below the mode selections. There's a dropdown menu that lists all the available server locations. Uncheck the ones that are out of your country.
How to Rank up
Each competitive game type has its own rank. In other words, you can be a superchampion in 2v2, but just a prospect in 3v3. It takes 10 matches to earn a rank in any of those modes. Your performance in those 10 games will determine your initial ranking. Rankings are only affected by wins and losses. Individual performance in a game doesn't matter. Players earn points throughout the game for goals, assists, saves and more, but those points will…