Rocket League: Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.57)

Rocket League

On this page, you will find all there is to know about Software updates for Rocket League on Nintendo Switch (originally released on the Nintendo eShop on November 14th 2017 in Japan, Europe, and North America).

How to download Software updates for Rocket League on Nintendo Switch?

To download updates for Rocket League on Nintendo Switch, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;

OR

  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, press either + or – to go to the Options page. The version number is displayed right under the game’s title.

Rocket League – Ver. 1.57

  • Release date: December 10th 2018 (Europe, North America) / December 11th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

BUG FIXES

General

  • Corrected rear wheel placement on the ‘’99 Nissan Skyline GT-R R34’
  • The force that flips cars into upright position will no longer accidentally trigger during dodges
  • Fixed an issue causing the Camera Shake option to not be respected in all contexts
  • Inventory window will no longer disappear when searching an item name

KNOWN ISSUES

  • The “No XP awarded. Minimum score threshold not met.” notification may appear despite earning enough XP in a match
    • This is only a notification error; your account is still earning the appropriate amount of XP
  • ‘Most Recent’ filter option may not sort your inventory correctly
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Psyonix

Rocket League – Ver. 1.56

  • Release date: December 3rd 2018 (Europe, North America) / December 4th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

NEW CONTENT

Monstercat

  • ‘Rocket League x Monstercat Vol. 5’ is now available to all players under Music Playlists
  • Monstercat Flags have been added‘CloudNone’
    • ‘Grant’
    • ‘Hyper Potions’
    • ‘Nokae’
    • ‘Rogue’
    • ‘Rootkit’
    • ‘SMLE’

Community Flags

  • ‘Extra Life’
  • ‘Kinda Funny’
  • ‘Speedy’

CHANGES AND UPDATES

Progression

  • Increased XP/second in Casual and Competitive Playlists by 40%
  • Increased Win Bonus from 50 to 100
  • Increased Weekly Win Bonus from two matches per day to three per day
    • Weekly maximum has increased from 14 matches to 21 matches
  • A limited number of points are now awarded for each ball hitYou earn two points per touch
    • Points earned per touch limited to one touch per second
  • Players who have not met the minimum point threshold needed to earn XP will now see a notification on the End Match screen

Ranked Extra Modes Leaderboards

  • Skill Leaderboards have been added for each Ranked Extra Mode
  • Each Extra Mode Leaderboard will include MMR data going back to the beginning of Season 9

Competitive

  • Placement Match wins now count towards your Bronze Season Reward Level

Crates and Keys

  • Crate contents are now revealed with a new, faster unlock sequence

General

  • Start and End dates have been added to the Rocket Pass screen
  • New item notifications have been removed
  • Adjusted how Club colors are displayed in an Arena during a Club Match

BUG FIXES

  • Fixed the ‘Striker Legend’ Goal Explosion displaying as ‘Striker Pro’
  • Painted ‘MG-88’ and ‘Mummified’ Decals now properly display on Endo
  • Fixed a bug that would give incorrect results after filtering by Most Recent
  • [Nintendo Switch] Trades involving more than 10 Keys will no longer fail
  • Rocket Pass XP Boost amount now correctly displays at the end of a match
  • Silver and Gold Season 6 Reward Wheels now correctly display on Battle-Cars
  • RLCS Decals now display all relevant details in the trade window
  • Fixed an edge near the Wasteland Blue team goal post that caused an irregular bounce

KNOWN ISSUES

  • Tournament creators may not be able to spectate matches
  • List of changes:
  • Leaderboards for Ranked Extra Modes
  • Changes to the XP/ Progression System, including more Weekly Win Bonuses
  • A brand new ‘Rocket League x Monstercat Vol. 5’ EP
  • New Community Flags for Extra Life, Speedy, and another still TBA
  • …And more!
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Psyonix

Rocket League – Ver. 1.54

  • Release date: September 23rd 2018 (Europe, North America) / September 24th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

BUG FIXES

Mothership Pro Wheels

  • The Wheels will remain in every player’s inventory, but the name will change from ‘Mothership Pro’ to ‘Mothership’ 
    • These Wheels will maintain a ‘Common’ rarity designation
  • If you redeemed a Mothership Pro code on your account, you will receive a new white-colored ‘Mothership Pro’ Wheel with ‘Limited’ rarity status
    • Code holders will also keep the Common ‘Mothership’ Wheels
    • If you received a code from attending the RLCS Season 5 World Championship, but have not redeemed it yet, the code will now unlock this new white Mothership Pro in your inventory going forward

General

  • Optimized Season 8 Reward Boost performance
  • Fixed a bug preventing correct UI from displaying for spectators at the end of a match
  • One-frame input delay between jump and directional input has been fixed

KNOWN ISSUES

  • New ‘Mothership Pro’ Wheel is not tradeable, but can be added to the trade window
    • Any trade involving the Mothership Pro Wheels will fail
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Psyonix

Rocket League – Ver. 1.53

  • Release date: September 24th 2018 (Europe, North America) / September 25th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

 

THE HEADLINES

  • ‘Hot Wheels Rivals Arena’ is now available in Casual Playlists, Tournaments, Private Matches and Offline Matches
  • Competitive Season 8 has ended
  • Season 8 Rewards (Rocket Boosts) are now available to eligible players
  • Competitive Season 9 has begun
  • The complete ‘Monstercat x Rocket League Vol. 4’ EP is now available as a music playlist

NEW CONTENT

Hot Wheels

  • ‘Hot Wheels Rivals’ is now available as a playable Arena in Casual Playlists, Tournaments, Private Matches and Offline Matches
  • ‘Hot Wheels 50th’ Flag
  • ‘Hot Wheels 50th’ Player Banner
  • ‘Hot Wheels 50th’ Wheels

Monstercat

  • The complete ‘Monstercat x Rocket League Vol. 4’ EP is now available as a music playlist
  • ‘Monstercat’ Topper is now available
  • New Monstercat Flags have been added
    • ‘Muzzy’
    • ‘Infected Mushroom’
    • ‘Darren Styles’
    • ‘Gammer’
    • ‘Dougal’
    • ‘Tokyo Machine’
    • ‘Bossfight’
    • ‘Pixel Terror’
    • ‘Sara Skinner’

CHANGES AND UPDATES

Competitive Season 8

  • Competitive Season 8 has ended. Titles and items will be awarded for your highest rank achieved during the season. Season 8 Rewards are custom, non-tradeable Rocket Boosts
  • Receiving Season 8 Rewards is also contingent upon successful completion of Season Reward Levels
  • Reward Rocket Boosts:
    • Bronze I or higher – ‘Season 8 – Bronze’ Rocket Boost
    • Silver I or higher – ‘Season 8 – Silver’ Rocket Boost + lower Rocket Boosts
    • Gold I or higher – ‘Season 8 – Gold’ Rocket Boost + lower Rocket Boosts
    • Platinum I or higher – ‘Season 8 – Platinum’ Rocket Boost + lower Rocket Boosts
    • Diamond I or higher – ‘Season 8 – Diamond’ Rocket Boost + lower Rocket Boosts
    • Champion I or higher – ‘Season 8 – Champion’ Rocket Boost + lower Rocket Boosts
    • Grand Champion – ‘Season 8 Grand Champion’ in-game Title + all Season 8 Rocket Boosts

Competitive Season 9

  • Competitive Season 9 has begun
    • Season 9 brings a “soft reset” that requires you to do placement matches in each playlist to recalibrate
    • Winning half of your placement matches will land you near your previous season ranking
    • League Rankings will be temporarily empty until players complete their placement matches
  • Ranked Extra Modes
    • Ranked Playlists for 3v3 Dropshot, 2v2 Hoops, 3v3 Rumble and 3v3 Snow Day are now available under the Extra Modes tab in the Playlist Menu
    • You will have a unique MMR for each Playlist
    • You will be required to complete ten placement matches before obtaining a Rank in each Playlist
    • All Ranked Extra Mode Playlists will contribute to your Season Reward Level
    • Extra Modes have been removed from the Casual Playlist tab
    • You will have the option to hide your Rank in the new Ranked Extra Modes Playlists
    • Ranked Extra Modes will not have leaderboards for Season 9

Progression

  • The post-match XP screen has been shortened and can now be skipped, bringing you right to the End Match screen and lobby
  • Consecutive Match Bonus has been increased from 50 XP to 200 XP
  • Weekly Win Bonus has been changed from a multiplier to a flat amount of 2,500 XP per eligible win

General

  • Discord button has been added to the News Panel
    • Clicking this button will minimize Rocket League and take you to discord.gg/rocketleague, where you can join the official Rocket League Discord server

BUG FIXES

General

  • Fixed issue where focus could be lost when closing party chat panel with controller
  • Details window now appears in trades with only one item
  • Older Replays recorded on Farmstead no longer crash the client
  • Fixed a bug with bot behavior related to air dodge, rolling and ball strikes
  • ‘Best of the Bunch,’ ‘Squad Goals,’ ‘New Challenger’ and ‘Together is Better’ Achievements/Trophies now work as intended
  • Club invites no longer block a player’s view while trading
  • Checking the ‘Friends Only’ League Rankings now shows all friends

KNOWN ISSUES

  • RLCS Fan Rewards Decals may not show all details in the trade window
  • ‘Megabat’ Decal may cover trim on Painted Car Bodies
  • Some Competitive pop-up messages may not reference Ranked Extra Modes when they are supposed to
  • Titanium White and Grey ‘Binary’ Painted Trails may look similar
  • During a trade, selecting, removing and re-selecting an item from an inventory stack may cause the check mark to disappear
  • [Switch] Removing and re-adding a splitscreen user to the party will hide the first player in the party roster
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Psyonix

Rocket League – Ver. 1.52

  • Release date: September 5th 2018 (Europe, North America) / September 6th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

 

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where certain boosts emitted an intense lens flare at certain distances
  • Fixed a bug that prevented keyboard and mouse players from using camera swivel
  • Additional notes: update is not yet available as of writing, but should be pretty soon.
  • Source: Psyonix

Rocket League – Ver. 1.51

  • Release date: August 30th 2018 (Europe, North America) / August 31st 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

 

Bug Fixes

General

  • Fixed an issue that prevented dodging left/right, air ‘stalling,’ and other movements when holding the air roll left/right buttons
  • Fixed unintended changes to the ball physics that affected ‘dribbling,’ ‘flicking,’ and other similar mechanics
  • Additional notes: update is not yet available as of writing, but should be pretty soon.
  • Source: Psyonix

Rocket League – Ver. 1.50

  • Release date: August 29th 2018 (Europe, North America) / August 30th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

NEW CONTENT

Rocket Pass

  • Rocket Pass 1 will go live the week after this update is released

Achievements and Trophies

  • ‘Join the Club!’
  • ‘Together is Better’
  • ‘New Challenger’
  • ‘People Person’
  • ‘Squad Goals’
  • ‘Best of the Bunch’

CHANGES AND UPDATES

General

  • The Garage Tabs have been reordered to make Goal Explosions easier to access
  • Increased Maximum Keys allowed in a single trade to 200
  • [Nintendo Switch] Text Size of UI is now adjusted between Docked and Undocked states
  • Spectator Camera: Player hotkeys are now synchronized across all spectators
  • Updated visuals on some Arenas to better handle alternate team colors
  • Added controller vibration when you matchmake into a game

Progression

  • Gaining Experience and Leveling Up have been rebuilt from the ground-up
  • Experience (XP)
    • You can now only earn XP in Online Casual & Competitive Matches
    • XP is now primarily based on Match Length, not your score
      • You earn a scaling amount of XP for each second of a match, including Overtime, up to a maximum of 20 minutes
      • A match must be at least 60 seconds long to reward any XP
    • New match XP bonuses have been added, including:
      • Score
      • MVP
      • Consecutive Games (when you stay in the same Casual server)
      • Backfill (when you replace a bot in a Casual match)
      • Weekly Wins
        • Each day, you accumulate 2 Weekly Win bonuses, up to a maximum of 14 (one week’s worth)
        • Each win earns +200% XP and consumes one of your bonus wins
    • XP is only rewarded if a match is completed
      • Forfeiting a match counts as match completion
    • Match Stats that grant Score have been revised to focus on important events
      • Goals, Assists, Saves, Clears, etc. all still give Score and a notification
      • First Touch, Aerial Hit, Bicycle Hit, and Juggle Hit no longer award Score
        • These stats are still tracked and updated for your Career Stats page
  • Leveling
    • From Level 20 upward, Levels now require a flat amount of XP instead of taking progressively longer to earn
    • The Level 75 cap has been removed; there is no longer a Level cap
    • Conversion
      • All players have been converted to a new Level based on multiple factors, including total Online Matches played and total XP earned
      • Players Level 40 and below convert to roughly the same level as before
      • Players above Level 40 convert to a higher level than before
      • Players who have been capped at Level 75 for some time will gain extra Levels based on total Online Matches played
  • Rewards
    • Avatar Borders
      • Added a new Customization Item: Avatar Borders
      • You unlock new Avatar Borders by leveling up in addition to Titles
      • You can select a Border and customize its coloration from the Garage submenu
      • Borders are unlocked every 25 Levels up to Level 300, after which they are unlocked every 50 Levels
    • Uncommon / “Online” Drops
      • You will now receive a random Uncommon or higher item every time you Level up
      • Uncommon items and higher will no longer drop randomly after matches
    • Common / “Offline” Drops
      • You will now unlock all Common items for a specific Customization Item slot simultaneously, rather than one at a time
      • Each slot’s Common items are unlocked after a set number of total matches played (Online or Offline)
      • You will not lose access to any Common items you have already unlocked
  • Titles
    • Titles are now awarded to your account for reaching specific Levels
      • You will retain any Titles you have previously earned
    • You can equip any Title you have acquired via the “Titles” option in the Garage submenu, not just the highest-level one you possess
      • The ‘Rookie’ and ‘Semi-Pro’ Titles have been removed as part of this change to prevent players from equipping misleading titles for their skill level
    • Legacy XP Titles have had their level requirements adjusted for the new XP system.
      • ‘Veteran’: Level 20
      • ‘Expert’: Level 40
      • ‘Master’: Level 60
      • ‘Legend’: Level 80
      • ‘Rocketeer’: Level 100
    • Additional new titles are available every one hundred Levels after Level 100
    • Titles will also be available elsewhere, including Rocket Pass and Events

Match Forfeit

  • Forfeit Votes can no longer be triggered until 90 seconds have elapsed in a given Competitive Match
    • 1v1 Competitive Matches do not have the 90-second restriction
  • You can still Vote to Forfeit even after another player has left your team
    • Forfeiting allows you to still earn XP and rewards for a match
    • If you “Leave” early you will not earn XP
  • Players can now only trigger one Forfeit vote each unless everyone on their team has also initiated a Forfeit vote

Clubs

  • You can now form a ‘Club’ with other players
  • A Club consists of:
    • A roster of up to 20 members
    • A Club Name
      • Between 3-32 characters
      • Club Names are not unique
    • A Club Tag
      • Between 2-4 characters
      • Shows before your username on banners, scoreboards, etc.
        • e.g. [PSY] Devone
      • Club Tags are not unique
    • Club Colors
      • Primary & Secondary
    • Club Owner
      • The player who created the Club by default
      • Can add/remove members
      • Ownership can be transferred to another Club member by the owner
      • Club Owners must transfer ownership before they leave a Club
  • Editing Your Club
    • The Club owner can rename a Club (name & tag) once per week
    • The Club owner can change the Club’s colors with no restrictions
  • Club Matches
    • When a Casual or Competitive Match is created and if each team is composed entirely of members of a single Club (one per team), a “Club Match” will be activated
    • Club Matches change the team colors and stadium colors to Club colors
      • If the colors are too similar, we find a suitable color for one team by first attempting to use their Secondary color, then a neutral option
      • Club Members who wish to opt out of this functionality can enable “Force Default Team Colors” under Interface Options
    • Club Names will replace “Blue Team” and “Orange Team” on the scoreboard, and when goals are scored
    • Club Matches do not occur in 1v1 matches, Private Matches, or Tournaments
  • Club Utilities
    • Clubs can set a Message of the Day (MOTD) to easily communicate to all members
    • The Private Match button in the Club Menu lets you quickly and easily create or join a lobby just for your Club
  • Verification
    • Clubs may be “Verified” which adds an exclusive checkmark by their name on the in-game scoreboard
    • This verification flag guarantees a particular club / player is the “real” one verified by Psyonix
    • Club Tags and Names are unique among Verified Clubs, but are not globally unique
    • Changing a Verified Club’s name or tag will cause it to lose verified status
    • Verification will only be made available to select partners and esports organizations
  • Cross-Platform
    • Clubs support cross-platform membership, but you will not be able to invite cross-platform players until the RocketID system is released later this year

Text Filtering

  • Implemented a new real-time text filtering system that applies to the following cases on all platforms:
    • Player Names
    • Club Names & Tags
    • Tournament Names and Team Names
  • Chat will be added to this filter system in a future update

BUG FIXES

General

  • Fixed Postgame Spotlight camera breaking if players left the match
  • When the “Match Notifications” option is set to Time Updates or Kickoffs Only, you will once again hear the audio cues for hidden notifications like “1 Minute Remaining”
  • Fixed an issue that could cause reconnecting to a Ranked Match to fail
  • Fixed appearance of Painted ‘Mainframe’ Decals
  • Fixed chat input being lost when an item popup occurs
  • Fixed an issue causing ball trail effects to shorten at high framerates
  • Fixed removing items from a trade by selecting them in the trade window
  • Fixed paint finish on ‘‘89 Batmobile’
  • Trails are now properly aligned with Wheels on ‘‘99 Nissan Skyline GT-R R34’
  • Thumbnail of Painted ‘K2’ Wheels now display the correct color
  • Battle-Cars no longer spawn in as invisible to some players
  • Titanium White ‘MDGA’ Decal no longer appears as grey
  • Event Currency notification now properly displays after a match ends

KNOWN ISSUES

  • New item notification shows for some players in Garage despite having no new items
  • On Salty Shores, some ground textures load a few seconds after reaching the Choose Team screen
  • Moving quickly between the Showroom and Garage may cause Boosts and Trails to not display properly when viewing in Redeem Rewards and Crate Preview menus
  • Some Gray Wheels (Voltaic) may appear similar to Titanium White variants
  • Black texture can be seen sometimes outside of the Neo Tokyo and Tokyo Underpass Arenas
  • Screenshots:
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Psyonix

Rocket League – Ver. 1.49

  • Release date: July 30th 2018 (Europe, North America) / June 31st 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

NEW CONTENT

Crates and Keys

  • ‘Zephyr’ Crate has been added

BUG FIXES

General

  • Decals no longer cover Painted portions of Twinzer Car Bodies
  • Hammerhead Decal no longer covers Painted portions of Mantis Car Bodies
  • Fixed lens flare so it no longer shines through ball or trees on DFH Stadium and Beckwith Park (Midnight)
  • Painted Zeta Wheels now properly display in thumbnails
  • [Switch] Black secondary paint on Breakout Type-S no longer displays as Brown
  • Turtle Tribe Decal is now properly aligned on Octane’s roof
  • ’99 Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 Engine Audio is no longer overwritten by default Engine Audio when equipped

KNOWN ISSUES

  • Items can no longer be removed from a trade by clicking them on the right trade window after adding them to a tradeThis issue will be addressed in our next update
  • Paint finish on the ‘’89 Batmobile’ may look different than beforeThis issue will be addressed in our next update
  • Trails slightly off-center behind ‘99 Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 WheelsThis issue will be addressed in our next update
  • New item notification shows for some players in Garage despite having no new items
  • On Salty Shores, some ground textures load a few seconds after reaching the Choose Team screen
  • Images of Painted ‘K2’ Wheel variants may not display correctly in the Garage
  • Moving quickly between the Showroom and Garage may cause Boosts and Trails to not display properly when viewing in Redeem Rewards and Crate Preview menus
  • Some Gray Wheels (Voltaic) may appear similar to Titanium White variants
  • Black texture can be seen sometimes outside of the Neo Tokyo and Tokyo Underpass Arenas

Additional notes: none.
Source: Psyonix

Rocket League – Ver. 1.48

  • Release date: June 27th 2018 (Europe, North America) / June 28th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

CHANGES AND UPDATES

General

  • Updated the appearance of the ‘Twinzer’ Car Body when affected by Paintable attribute
  • Added a confirmation dialog to the “Report Server” button

Network Settings

  • Network settings (Client Send Rate, Server Send Rate, Bandwidth Limit) will each be reset to High for all players on all platforms. Changing these settings will now have an effect on your network connection

BUG FIXES

General

  • Stats on all ‘Merc’ Car Bodies should now be restored
  • Fixed Spectator issue causing camera updates to not replicate fast enough. This was causing desynchronization between spectators and the players they were viewing.
  • Fixed a bug in how Ping was being calculated and displayed
    • Your displayed ping to a given server region may be higher or lower after this update, but the latency between you and the servers has not changed. This is only a visual correction.
  • Known issues:
  • New item notification shows for some players in Garage despite having no new items
  • Paint finish on the ‘’89 Batmobile’ may look different than before
  • [Switch] Splitscreen users may take longer than normal to appear in the main menu
  • On Salty Shores, some ground textures load a few seconds after reaching the Choose Team screen
  • Images of Painted ‘K2’ and ‘Zeta’ Wheel variants may not display correctly in the Garage
  • Voltaic Wheels may appear pixelated for some players
  • Moving quickly between the Showroom and Garage may cause Boosts and Trails to not display properly when viewing in Redeem Rewards and Crate Preview menus
  • Some Gray Wheels (Voltaic) may appear similar to Titanium White variants
  • Black texture can be seen sometimes outside of the Neo Tokyo and Tokyo Underpass Arenas
  • Trails slightly off-center behind ‘99 Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 Wheels
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Psyonix

Rocket League – Ver. ???

  • Release date: May 29th 2018 (Europe, North America) / May 30th (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

THE HEADLINES

  • ‘Salty Shores’ Arena has been added
  • Competitive Season 7 ends, and Season 8 begins
    • Season 7 Rewards: Player Banners and Goal Explosions are being distributed to eligible players
  • ‘Impact’ Crate has been added

NEW CONTENT

Arenas

  • ‘Salty Shores’ is now available as a new Arena in all Playlists
  • ‘Wasteland’ (Night) is now available in all Playlists

Crates and Keys

  • ‘Impact’ Crate has been added

Monstercat

  • ‘Rocket League x Monstercat Vol. 3’ is now available to all players under Music Playlists
  • Monstercat Flags have been added
    • ‘Aiobahn’
    • ‘Bad Computer’
    • ‘Dion Timmer’
    • ‘Duumu’
    • ‘Instinct’
    • ‘Inverness’
    • ‘Skyelle’
    • ‘Soupandreas’
    • ‘Stephen Walking’
    • ‘Sundial’

S. Watercolour

  • ‘S. Watercolour’ Customization Items have been added
    • ‘S. Watercolour’ Player Banner
    • ‘S. Watercolour’ Flag

Decals

  • ‘Glyphtrix’ (Triton)
  • ‘Min-Spec’ (Masamune)
  • ‘ShapeRacer’ (Paladin)
  • ‘Tiger Tiger’ (Aftershock)

Toppers

  • ‘Goldfish’
  • ‘Palm Tree’
  • ‘Swim Ring’

CHANGES AND UPDATES

Server Reporting

  • You can now select the ‘Report Server’ button in the midgame menu to directly report a problematic game server to us for investigation

Competitive Season 7

  • Competitive Season 7 has ended. Titles and items will be awarded for your highest rank achieved during the season. Season 7 Rewards are custom, non-tradeable Player Banners and Goal Explosions
  • Receiving the Season 7 Reward Player Banners is also contingent upon successful completion of Season Reward Levels
  • Reward Player Banners:
    • ‘Season 7 – Tier 1’
    • ‘Season 7 – Tier 2’
    • ‘Season 7 – Tier 3’
    • ‘Season 7 – Tier 4’
    • ‘Season 7 – Tier 5’
    • ‘Season 7 – Tier 6’
    • ‘Season 7 – Tier 7’
      • Season 7 Grand Champions will also receive the ‘Season 7 Grand Champion’ Title
  • Reward Goal Explosions
    • ‘Striker’
    • ‘Striker Pro’
    • ‘Striker Legend’

Competitive Season 8

  • Competitive Season 8 has begun
    • Season 8 brings a “soft reset” that requires you to do placement matches in each playlist to recalibrate
    • Winning half of your placement matches will land you near your previous season ranking
    • The soft reset will no longer compress Champion Tier players skill downwards.  Instead, only Grand Champions will be compressed down to the top end of the Champion 3 skill range.
    • League Rankings will be temporarily empty until players complete their placement matches

BUG FIXES

General

  • A player’s Rank now correctly displays on the post-match screen
  • Fixed an issue causing Orange team-specific Presets to incorrectly preload during matchmaking, causing them to appear late once the map loaded
  • Fixed Boost activation occurring one frame behind input when client runs above 60 FPS
  • Boost Audio and visual FX will no longer continue to play after boost is deactivated
  • Fixed an issue with physics state quantization that led to cars occasionally “settling” at inconsistent suspension heights (thank you to Rocket Science for reporting this)
  • Improved loading performance that was causing some players (particularly on PS4) to experience stutter in the first 5-10 seconds of matches
  • Fixed players who have initiated a Forfeit Vote being unable to see the Vote to Forfeit option afterwards
  • Fixed the “Favorite” button sometimes disappearing in the Garage Car Body tab
  • Fixed issues with car preview sometimes breaking when quickly switching garage tabs
  • [Switch] Improved scrolling performance when viewing items in the Garage
  • Tread glow on ‘Season 3 – Star’ Wheels has been restored
  • FX on Draco Wheels have been restored

KNOWN ISSUES

[NOTE: If you go down a division after a win in a Ranked match, this is not a bug. The division down is attached to a previous loss that was reported to our database late. You are still receiving appropriate credit for the win.]

General

  • Painted ‘Twinzer’ lacks paintable attributes on the front of the body
    • This will be changed in our next update
  • Paint finish on the Batmobile may look different than before
  • You may be able to see edges of the ‘lighthouse’ that illuminates the map on Salty Shores
  • [Switch] Splitscreen users may take longer than normal to appear in the main menu
  • On Salty Shores, some ground textures load a few seconds after reaching the Choose Team screen
  • In some cases, users may not be able to invite Party members to trade immediately after leaving a match
  • Images of Painted ‘K2’ and ‘Zeta’ Wheel variants may not display correctly
  • Player POV camera issues when spectating or viewing Replays
  • Voltaic Wheels may appear pixelated for some players
  • Moving quickly between the Showroom and Garage may cause Boosts and Trails to not display properly when viewing in Redeem
  • Rewards and Crate Preview menus.
  • Some Gray Wheels (Voltaic) may appear similar to Titanium White variants
  • Black texture can be seen sometimes outside of the Neo Tokyo and Tokyo Underpass Arenas
  • Painted Voltaic Wheels may appear pixelated
  • Trails slightly off-center behind ‘99 Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 Wheels
  • List of changes:
  • new Arena: Salty Shores
  • new Battle-Car: Twinzer
  • start of Competitive Season 8
  • rewards for Competitive Season 7
  • new “Impact” Crate
  • ‘Rocket League x Monstercat Vol. 3’ EP
  • quality of life improvements (including a new Report Server button for when servers misbehave during an online match)
  • Beach Blast in-game Event (starts on June 11th)
  • Additional notes: more details and release date coming soon!
  • Source: Psyonix

Rocket League – Ver. 1.4.4

  • Release date: April 13th 2018 (Europe, North America) / April 14th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that caused stuttering in the game client when secure TCP sockets are closed down
  • Fixed a memory leak that could cause crashes on Nintendo Switch
  • Fixed an issue where Boost visual FX would (rarely) not activate correctly
  • Fixed Alpha Reward Boost appearing differently than it did before the Tournaments Update
  • Connection Quality Indicators will no longer incorrectly persist into Offline Matches or Training
  • Various wheels will no longer appear smaller than they did before the Tournaments update
  • Scoreboard
    • Fixed incorrect avatars showing for players who have joined the game in-progress and/or replaced an AI bot
    • Fixed other players appearing to have the same rank as you in the post-game screen in Competitive matches
  • Trading
    • Fixed players being unable to remove items from a full Trade Window
    • Fixed trades failing if they contained Painted or Certified items currently equipped in a Preset
  • Common Items will no longer show as Trade Held or Untradeable in the Garage
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the game client to only send 30 frames of input per second even if the game was running at 60+

Audio

  • Extended the range at which the volume of other cars drops off to make them more audible from further away
  • Rebalanced overall audio mix based on feedback

Controller Vibration

  • Increased the intensity of “Medium” and “Heavy” Controller Vibration

Network Settings

  • Server Send Rate, Client Send Rate, and Bandwidth Limit now all default to “High”

Known Issues

  • During Goal Replays, your local car’s audio may sound too loud relative to the rest of the match
  • For a few specific Wheel & Body combinations, the body’s axles may clip through the front or rear wheels
  • Some UI elements may not be visible during matches
  • Some items like Event Crates may still appear in two stacks in your Garage instead of one
  • Some Wheels may appear smaller than intended
  • Incorrect colors display in old Replays (Replays from before the Tournaments Update/v1.43.)
  • Some players with a Competitive Rank may show up as Unranked at the end of a match
  • Season 3 ‘Star’ Reward Wheels may not have glow effect
  • Ball floats on Utopia Coliseum (Dusk) in Free Play
  • Boost appears ‘on’ even when not in use
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Psyonix

Rocket League – Ver. 1.4.3 (aka Tournaments Update)

  • Release date: April 3rd 2018 (Europe, North America) / April 4th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

THE HEADLINES

  • Players can now create and join Tournaments
  • Quality Connection Status icons will appear in the HUD if players are experiencing connection problems
  • Players can now receive a “Chat Ban” that restricts the banned player from sending chat messages in online play
  • [Nintendo Switch] Video Capture and ‘Quality Mode’ have been added
  • Expanded inventory organization and filtering in the Garage
  • Enhanced Crowd Audio
  • ‘Rocket League x Monstercat Vol. 2’ is now available to all players under Music Playlists

NEW CONTENT

Country Flags

  • ‘Brunei’
  • ‘Monaco’
  • ‘Nauru’
  • ‘Tuvalu’

Crates and Keys

  • ‘Triumph’ Crate has been added

Monstercat

  • ‘Rocket League x Monstercat Vol. 2’ is now available to all players under Music Playlists
  • ‘Monstercat’ has been added as a Flag Folder
  • Monstercat Flags have been added
    • ‘Anna Yvette’
    • ‘Intercom’
    • ‘Koven’
    • ‘Pegboard Nerds’
    • ‘Protostar’
    • ‘Slippy’
    • ‘Stonebank’
    • ‘Uncaged’
    • ‘Uncaged Cat’

CHANGES AND UPDATES

Tournaments

  • Players can now create and join Tournaments via the Main Menu
    • From the Main Menu, select ‘Play’ and then ‘Tournaments’ to find the Tournaments Menu
  • Tournaments have a maximum bracket size of 128 teams, minimum of eight teams
    • Team members must be in a party in order to register for a tournament
  • Cross-platform tournaments are enabled
  • Tournament creators can set minimum and maximum thresholds for entry based on a player’s Rank in the related Competitive Playlist

Quality Connection Status

  • In addition to showing your ping on the scoreboard, you will now also see in-game icons on the HUD if you are experiencing connection problems. This will help you better diagnose if gameplay issues are related to server performance or your connection.
  • You may see one or more of the following warnings when the client detects issues with your connection:
    • High Latency
    • Latency Variance
    • Packet Loss
    • Server Health
  • Additionally, if you are experiencing any of these issues, you will see a warning “!” symbol next to your ping on the scoreboard.
  • If one or more of these issues persists, you will also be notified via a pop-up notification in the Main Menu after exiting a match

Chat Bans and Report Feedback

  • Chat Bans
    • Players can now receive a “Chat Ban” that restricts the banned player from sending chat messages in online play
    • If you are Chat-Banned, you will receive a notification on the main menu with information about the chat that contributed to your ban
    • Quick Chat is still allowed but chat-banned players can only send one Quick Chat message every 5 seconds
    • Chat Bans do not affect Private Matches or Party Chat
  • Report Notifications
    • If a player you reported receives a ban of any kind, you will now be notified of the ban via a main menu notification

Items and Inventory

  • Favorite Items
    • You can now Favorite items in the Garage and Inventory screens. Favorited items appear at the top of each tab
      Item Stacking
  • Most items will now automatically stack in the Inventory to reduce clutter in the inventory and trade windows
    • Duplicate items with different attributes (e.g. Painted or Certified) do not stack
    • Duplicate items with different trade holds do not stack
    • Each item in a stack still counts towards the maximum items in a trade
    • When adding a stacked items to a trade, you can select how many from the stack to offer with a slider
  • The Garage now supports Search and Filter functionalities
  • The Inventory screen now has tabs to quickly switch between different categories of items
  • Items can now be sorted by Date Acquired and Quality
  • Different Painted Car Bodies can now be equipped to the Blue and Orange teams

User Interface

  • A new “Interface” tab has been added to Options that contains all settings that control the user interface
  • Gameplay
    • Text Chat can now be set to ‘Team Quick Chat Only’
    • Client Send Rate – Limit how many packets your client sends per frame (may help on weak/wifi connections)
    • Server Send Rate – Limit how many packets the server sends you per frame (may help on weak/wifi connections)
    • Bandwidth Limit – Limit total bandwidth used by the game client
  • Camera
    • Camera Presets are now available
  • Controls
    • Controller Vibration now has multiple levels to choose from
  • Interface
    • Nameplate Scale – Adjust the size of player nameplates in the world
    • Nameplate Mode – Combines the old ‘High Contrast Nameplates’ and ‘Always Show Nameplates’ option. ‘Default’ is the former ‘High Contrast Nameplates’ setting.
    • Match Notifications
      • All – Show all HUD stat notifications and match time updates
      • Time Only – Hide stat notifications, only show “One Minute Remaining” and countdown
      • Kickoffs Only – Only show “3-2-1-Go”, don’t show “One Minute Remaining” and similar messages

Map Rotation

  • Aquadome and Starbase ARC have been added back into the Competitive Playlist map rotation

Team Colors

  • Expanded the palette of Blue and Orange team color choices for customization
  • In Private and Exhibition matches, you can now select from the full color palette for primary team colors

In-Game Music

  • You can now listen to Rocket League soundtracks during a match
  • Under the ‘Audio’ Tab in the Options Menu, you can set ‘In-Game Music’ to:
    • Always On
    • Matches Only
    • Training Only
    • Off

Enhanced Crowd Audio

  • The in-game crowd can now predict shots and saves using the same logic as the Director camera in Spectator mode
  • Now that the crowd can predict exciting moments, they will get louder and more excited in advance of events instead of only making noise after something happens

Nintendo Switch

  • Video Capture has been added
    • To use Video Capture, press and briefly hold the Share button (below the D-pad) and the last 30 seconds of gameplay will be saved as a video.
  • Switch players can now choose between ‘Performance’ and ‘Quality’ under the ‘Video’ tab in the Options Menu
    • Performance Mode (60fps)
      • Docked: Optimized for 60fps/900p, can scale down to 60fps/720p
      • Handheld: Optimized for 60fps/720p, can scale down to 60fps/576p
    • Quality Mode (30fps)
      • Docked: 30fps/1080p
      • Handheld: 30fps/720p
      • Quality Mode also enables several graphics features automatically, including Lens Flares, Light Shafts, Dynamic Shadows and Depth of Field

BUG FIXES

General

  • Black Market Decals no longer cover Painted portions of some Battle-Cars
  • Trim on Octane no longer changes color when ‘Superman’ Decal is equipped
  • Primary Colors are now consistent on all car bodies
  • Fixed a bug causing Supersonic Trails no longer flicker across player screens during a match
  • Equipped Banners are no longer equipped as a phantom item if they are traded in
  • Boost will now regenerate while waiting for additional players to join a Dropshot match
  • Players can now see the ‘Vote to Forfeit’ option in the menu if they already initiated a forfeit vote
  • Fixed a French translation error related to Takumi RX-T
  • Fixed a Dutch localization error with Uncommon Toppers
  • List of changes:
  • adds new Tournament system
  • Additional ways to sort, filter, and organize your item inventory
  • Equipping specific Painted Car Bodies to Orange and Blue
  • Restrict chat to Team Quick Chat Only
  • In-game Connection Quality Status indicators
  • Performance improvements and additional graphics settings for Rocket League on Nintendo Switch
  • new in-game music
  • Triumph crate
  • and more…
  • Additional notes: patch notes will be added next month
  • Source: Psyonix

Rocket League – Ver. 1.42

  • Release date: March 5th 2018 (Europe, North America) / March 6th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

NEW CONTENT

DC Super Heroes DLC

  • The DC Super Heroes DLC Pack is now available on all platforms
    • Battle-Cars
      • ‘’89 Batmobile’
      • ‘The Dark Knight Rises Tumbler’
    • Rocket Boost
      • ‘Speed Force’
    • Decals
      • ‘Aquaman’ (Breakout)
      • ‘Batman’ (Paladin)
      • ‘Cyborg’ (Roadhog)
      • ‘Flash’ (Venom)
      • ‘Green Arrow’ (Hotshot)
      • ‘Green Lantern’ (Merc)
      • ‘Superman’ (Octane)
      • ‘Wonder Woman’ (X-Devil)
    • Player Banners
      • ‘Aquaman’
      • ‘Batman’
      • ‘DC’
      • ‘Cyborg’
      • ‘Flash’
      • ‘Green Arrow’
      • ‘Green Lantern’
      • ‘Superman’
      • ‘Wonder Woman’
    • Wheels
      • ‘Flash’
      • ‘Wonder Woman’

CHANGES AND UPDATES

Spectator Mode

  • Spectators can now chat during matches

Competitive Season 6 Rewards

  • The appearance of the ‘Season 6 – Diamond’ Reward Wheels has been updated

BUG FIXES

General

  • Fixed a bug preventing players from being able to change Presets in the Endgame screen between matches
  • Division/Rank Up/Down animations now successfully display on the Endgame screen
  • List of changes:
  • provides various bug fixes
  • adds the DC Super Heroes DLC (check out this post for more details)
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Psyonix (Twitter)

Rocket League – Ver. 1.41

  • Release date: February 7th 2018 (North America) / February 8th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

 

New Content

General

  • ‘Victory Crate’ has been added

Changes and Updates

Competitive Season 6

    • Competitive Season 6 has ended. Titles and items will be awarded for your highest rank achieved during the season. Season 6 Rewards are custom, non-tradeable Wheels

 

    • Receiving the Season 6 Reward Wheels is contingent upon successful completion of Season Reward Levels

 

    • Reward Wheels:

        • ‘Season 6 – Bronze’

       

        • ‘Season 6 – Silver’

       

        • ‘Season 6 – Gold’

       

        • ‘Season 6 – Platinum’

       

        • ‘Season 6 – Diamond’

       

      • ‘Season 6 – Champion’

 

    • Season 6 Grand Champions will also receive the ‘Season 6 Grand Champion’ Title

 

  • We will update the appearance of the ‘Season 6 – Diamond’ Wheels in a future hotfix or update.

Competitive Season 7

  • Competitive Season 7 has begun

      • Season 7 brings a “soft reset” that requires you to do placement matches in each playlist to recalibrate

     

      • Winning half of your placement matches will land you near your previous season ranking

     

    • League Rankings will be temporarily empty until players complete their placement matches

Bug Fixes

General

    • [Nintendo Switch] Fixed an issue with Party invites when the console language is set to Japanese

      • This fix may apply to any non-English standard characters outside of the Japanese language selection

 

    • Players will no longer receive an error message when trying to trade up the ‘Maximon’ Decal for X-Devil

 

  • After leaving a Competitive Match early, Competitive Matchmaking ban messages now display time correctly in hours and minutes in languages other than English.

  • Known issues:

 

The following known issues will be addressed in a hotfix before our next major update:

    • Appearance of the ‘Season 6 – Diamond’ Wheels

 

    • Endgame Menu Division and Rank Up/Down notifications are not displaying

 

    • Change Preset button in Endgame Menu is not working

 

  • Lens flare opposing the car may appear in the main menu

  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Psyonix

Rocket League – Ver. 1.40

  • Release date: December 13th (Europe, North America) / December 14th (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

CHANGES AND UPDATES

General

  • [Nintendo Switch] Reduced the default Controller Deadzone to 0.15 from 0.3 to better utilize Joy-Con analog sticks
  • Reduced volume of the Batmobile Goal Explosion

Performance

  • [Nintendo Switch] Adjusted world detail to improve average resolution in Handheld Mode
  • Optimized the following maps for Nintendo Switch and PC:
  1. Utopia Stadium (all variants)
  2. Farmstead
  • Improved the field texture visuals for the following maps on Nintendo Switch and PC:
  1. Champion’s Field
  2. Wasteland

BUG FIXES

General

  • Fixed Player Avatars sometimes displaying on the wrong user after someone quit or joined the lobby
  • Fixed missing blowoff valve audio for Octane ZSR Engine
  • [Nintendo Switch] Fixed a rare crash that could occur in the post-match Scoreboard in Rumble
  • Grass is now visible on the Main Menu when using ‘Performance’ World Detail settings
  • Ground Textures now appear on Farmstead when using ‘Performance’ World Detail
  • Quick chat audio no longer sounds when a player joins or leaves a server
  • Goal Explosion audio no longer loops after previewing a Goal Explosion in the Crate Preview menu
  • List of changes:
  • fixes several bugs
  • offers several performance improvements
  • Additional details: this update will be released at 11AM PT / 2PM ET / 7PM GMT / 8PM CET / 4AM JST.
  • Official website: Psyonix

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