Patch Notes v1.56 [December Update]

December 3, 2018     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