Patch Notes v1.56 [December Update]

Monday December 3     Patch Notes  
Patch Notes v1.56 [December Update] Image

Scheduled Release: December 3, 2018

  • 10:00 AM PDT / 6:00 PM UTC (All Platforms)

THE HEADLINES

  • Enhanced Xbox One X Support is now available
  • ‘Rocket League x Monstercat Vol. 5’ is now available
  • Made several updates to the Progression system
  • Skill Leaderboards have been added for each Ranked Extra Mode
  • v1.55 was a PS4-only update we released on October 23

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

Xbox One X Enhanced with 4K and HDR

  • Rocket League on Xbox One X now displays in native 4K
    • 4K support requires a 4K-capable television and compatible HDMI cable
  • Supersampling is enabled if playing on Xbox One X with a 1920x1080 display
  • HDR support has been added
  • HDR will automatically activate if:
    • Your 4K TV supports HDR
    • HDR is enabled on your 4K TV
    • HDR is enabled on your Xbox One X via the “Display and Sound” settings menu
  • HDR options include
    • HDR Paper White: Adjusts how bright a paper white surface should be when HDR is enabled
    • HDR Contrast
    • Side-by-Side Visualizer: Allows you to compare when HDR is enabled vs disabled

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 hit
    • You 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
  • [Beta Feature] You can now remap controls through Steam while playing in Big Picture Mode
  • Adjusted the 'Plank' hitbox so associated car behavior now matches the ''16 Batmobile.' Plank cars include:
    • 'Centio V17'
    • 'Mantis'
    • 'Paladin'
    • 'Twin Mill III'

BUG FIXES

General

  • [PlayStation 4] Game should no longer freeze when starting matchmaking
  • 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
  • Boost exhaust near rear of engine should now be the correct color instead of default orange.


KNOWN ISSUES

  • Tournament creators may not be able to spectate matches