You can use ordinary keys to unlock event crates

  • Notably, Psyonix is eager to prevent any shady dealings. Unlike the gear you get using normal keys, you can't trade anything you obtain from a crate using Halloween Decryptors. You can use ordinary keys to unlock event crates and trade items after a week-long hold window, but the new currency is clearly there to encourage buying non-tradeable goods. Also, don't expect to stockpile Candy Corn so that you can carry it forward to  Rocket League Crates next year's event -- it'll expire a week after the 2017 event ends.

     

    Yes, this is a bit convoluted. Psyonix is clearly trying to dangle a carrot in front of gamers without opening itself to the abuses that can come with trading systems. You don't want hustlers gouging players who are determined to own a special car. However, it's easy to see why the developer would go this route. Seasonal events can easily inject life into games once their initial novelty fades (just ask Blizzard), and loot crates only add to that frenzy. Unfortunately, that still means you're left grinding away until you get what you were hoping for.