Platforms: Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Steam, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Scheduled Release: 12/7/2022, 8 a.m. PST / 4 p.m. UTC


  • Season 9 Rocket Pass, featuring the Emperor car, has begun
  • The new ‘Forbidden Temple (Fire & Ice)’ Arena is live in Online Playlists, Private Matches, Exhibition Matches, and Free Play
  • Season 8 Rewards are dropping for all eligible players


Rocket Pass

  • Season 9 Rocket Pass, featuring the Emperor car, has begun
    • Emperor uses the Breakout hitbox


  • Season 9 Tournaments are now available
  • Any unspent Season 8 Tournament Credits automatically convert into rewards
    • Tournament Credits have converted to the highest level reward you are capable of earning based on your Tournament Rank and the amount of Tournament Credits you have remaining
    • Every player who played in at least one tournament this season will receive one All-Star cup
  • New Tournament Reward items have been added


  • Season 9 Stage 1 Challenges are live


  • Season 9 Competitive has started
  • Season 9 Changes
    • Similar to previous seasons, a soft reset has been applied to all Competitive Playlists

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New Arena Variant

  • The new Arena ‘Forbidden Temple (Fire & Ice)’ is now available

Season 8 Competitive Rewards

  • Season 8 Competitive has ended. Season Reward Items and Titles will be awarded for your highest Rank achieved during the season, and successful completion of the appropriate Season Reward Levels.
  • Season 8 Rewards are non-tradable Player Banners
    • Bronze I or higher: ‘S8 – Bronze’ Player Banner 
    • Silver I or higher: ‘S8 –  Silver’ Player Banner + lower rewards
    • Gold I or higher: ‘S8 – Gold’ Player Banner + lower rewards
    • Platinum I or higher: ‘S8 – Platinum’ Player Banner + lower rewards
    • Diamond I or higher: ‘S8 – Diamond’ Player Banner + lower rewards
    • Champion I or higher: ‘S8 – Champion’ Player Banner + lower rewards
    • Grand Champion I: ‘S8 – Grand Champion’ Player Banner + lower rewards
    • Supersonic Legend: ‘S8 – Supersonic Legend’ Player Banner + lower rewards
  • Grand Champion Titles (in Crimson text)
    • Competitive Grand Champion: ‘S8 GRAND CHAMPION’
    • Rumble Grand Champion: ‘S8 RNG CHAMP’
    • Hoops Grand Champion: ‘S8 DUNK MASTER’
    • Snow Day Grand Champion: ‘S8 BLIZZARD WIZARD’
    • Dropshot Grand Champion: ‘S8 FLOOR DESTROYER’
  • Supersonic Legend Titles (in Titanium White text)
    • Competitive Supersonic Legend: ‘S8 SUPERSONIC LEGEND’
    • Rumble Supersonic Legend: ‘S8 RNGENIUS’
    • Hoops Supersonic Legend: ‘S8 LEGENDARY BALLER’
    • Snow Day Supersonic Legend: ‘S8 ICE TITAN’
    • Dropshot Supersonic Legend: ‘S8 TILE ANNIHILATOR’



  • Retired the “PsyNet” default avatar icon
    • This is replaced on all platforms with the blank headshot avatar
  • Friends List: Removed platform icons from the Recent Players tab
  • Quick Chat: Added “Allow Quick Chat with Friends Only” option
    • This was included in update v2.23 but we forgot to add it to the patch notes. Wow! Sorry! No problem.


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