Patch Notes: Season 2

December 9, 2020     Patch Notes  
Patch Notes: Season 2 Image

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

Scheduled Release: 12/9/2020, 8 a.m. PST / 12/9/2020, 4 p.m. UTC

THE HEADLINES

  • Season 2 is live on all platforms

    • Season 2 Rocket Pass, featuring the new R3MX car, has begun

    • Season 2 does not require a game client update

  • The new ‘Neon Fields’ Arena can be found in Online Playlists, Private Matches, and Free Play 

  • Player Anthems are now available as a new customization option under Profile

  • Season 1 Competitive Rewards have been distributed to all eligible accounts

SEASON 2

Live Now

  • Season 2 is live on all platforms

  • Season 2 Rocket Pass, featuring the new R3MX car, has begun

    • R3MX uses the ‘Hybrid’ hitbox

Tournaments

  • Season 2 Tournaments are now available

    • New Tournament Rewards and Titles have been added

  • Tournament player population cap has been significantly increased

    • We will continue to add more capacity and additional support per region over time

  • Changes and Updates

    • Previewing an item when a Tournament finishes will no longer hide a player’s Tournament Summary

    • The Tournaments card no longer says “Joinable” after the player has signed up

    • “Checking In...” message now has a clear time-out state

Challenges

  • Stage 1 Challenges for Season 2 are now live

  • Players now need to complete 22 or more of 24 Challenges to earn the Season Challenge Reward

Competitive

  • Season 2 Competitive has begun

  • 3v3 Standard: This season’s soft reset will be less aggressive than Season 1

    • Grand Champion and Supersonic Legend Ranks in 3v3 Standard will be slightly easier to reach

  • Rumble: Champion I and higher Ranks will be slightly tougher to reach

Neon Fields 2NEW CONTENT

New Arena: Neon Fields

  • ‘Neon Fields’ has been added to the Online Playlists rotation, and can also be used in Private Matches and Free Play

  • The new Arena interacts with Rocket League Radio, and Player Anthems for all players in a match

Player Anthems

  • Player Anthems are a new customization option that let you play your favorite music from the Rocket League soundtrack at key moments during a match. Players Anthems play when you:

    • Score a goal

    • Make an Epic Save

    • Earn MVP honors

  • To use a Player Anthem, go to Profile > Choose Player Anthem

  • Under Settings > Audio > Player Anthems, there are three choices:

    • Always On: Plays during matches and in Free Play

    • Matches Only: Only plays during matches

    • Off: Turns off your anthem and anthems from other players 

  • Player Anthem volume is controlled by ‘Music - Gameplay’ under Settings > Audio

  • Five Player Anthems are now available to all players from the Rocket League Soundtrack Vol. 1:

    • ‘We Speak Chinese’ by Mike Ault and Abandoned Carnival

    • ‘Love Thru The Night’ (feat. Morgan Perry) by Mike Ault

    • ‘I Can Be’ (feat. Crysta) by Mike Ault

    • ‘Flying Forever’ (feat. Morgan Perry) by Mike Ault

    • ‘Angel Wings’ (feat. Avianna Acid) by Mike Ault

Season 1 Rewards Key ArtSeason 1 Competitive Rewards

  • Season 1 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 1 Rewards are custom, non-tradeable, universal Decals

    • Bronze I or higher: ‘S1 - Bronze’

    • Silver I or higher: ‘S1 - Silver’

    • Gold I or higher: ‘S1 - Gold’

    • Platinum I or higher: ‘S1 - Platinum’

    • Diamond I or higher: ‘S1 - Diamond’

    • Champion I or higher: ‘S1 - Champion’

    • Grand Champion I or higher: ‘S1 - Grand Champion’

    • Supersonic Legend: ‘S1 - Supersonic Legend’

  • Grand Champion Titles (in Crimson text)

    • Competitive Grand Champion: "S1 GRAND CHAMPION"

    • Rumble Grand Champion: "S1 RNG CHAMP"

    • Hoops Grand Champion: "S1 DUNK MASTER"

    • Snow Day Grand Champion: "S1 BLIZZARD WIZARD"

    • Dropshot Grand Champion: "S1 FLOOR DESTROYER"

  • Supersonic Legend Titles (in Titanium White text)

    • Competitive: "S1 SUPERSONIC LEGEND"

    • Rumble: "S1 RNGENIUS"

    • Hoops: "S1 LEGENDARY BALLER"

    • Snow Day: "S1 ICE TITAN"

    • Dropshot: "S1 TILE ANNIHILATOR"