Patch Notes v1.66 (Season 12 Update)

August 27, 2019     Patch Notes  
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THE HEADLINES

  • Rocket Pass 4 begins on Wednesday, August 28 at 10:00 a.m. PDT / 5:00 p.m. UTC

  • Competitive Season 11 Rewards will be awarded to eligible accounts

  • Competitive Season 12 begins

NEW CONTENT

Rocket Pass 4

  • Rocket Pass 4 begins on August 28 at 10:00 a.m. PDT / 5:00 p.m. UTC

  • Weekly Challenges will remain active throughout the entire Rocket Pass

    • Example: Week 3 Challenges can be completed in Week 4, 5, and onward until the conclusion of the Rocket Pass they’re included with

    • If you purchase Rocket Pass Premium after Rocket Pass 4 has begun, you will be able to access previous week’s Premium Challenges

Competitive Season 11 Rewards

  • Competitive Season 11 has ended. Titles and items will be awarded for your highest rank achieved during the season

    • Receiving Season 11 Rewards also requires successful completion of the appropriate Season Reward Levels

  • Season 11 Rewards are custom, non-tradeable Boosts

    • Bronze I or higher – ‘Season 11 – Bronze’ Boost

    • Silver I or higher – ‘Season 11 – Silver’ Boost + lower Boost

    • Gold I or higher – ‘Season 11 – Gold’ Boost + lower Boosts

    • Platinum I or higher – ‘Season 11 – Platinum’ Boost + lower Boosts

    • Diamond I or higher – ‘Season 11 – Diamond’ Boost + lower Boosts

    • Champion I or higher – ‘Season 11 – Champion’ Boost + lower Boosts

  • Grand Champion Rewards

    • Competitive Soccar Grand Champion – ‘Season 11 – Grand Champion’ In-Game Title + ‘Season 11 – Grand Champion’ Boost + lower Boosts

    • Rumble Grand Champion – ‘Season 11 – RNG Champ’ In-Game Title + ‘Season 11 – Grand Champion’ Boost + lower Boosts

    • Dropshot Grand Champion – ‘Season 11 – Floor Destroyer’ In-Game Title + ‘Season 11 – Grand Champion’ Boost + lower Boosts

    • Hoops Grand Champion – ‘Season 11 – Dunk Master’ In-Game Title + ‘Season 11 – Grand Champion’ Boost + lower Boosts

    • Snow Day Grand Champion – ‘Season 11 – Blizzard Wizard’ In-Game Title + ‘Season 11 – Grand Champion’ Boost + lower Boosts

Monstercat (Antennae)

  • ‘DESERT STAR’

CHANGES AND UPDATES

Competitive Season 12

  • Competitive Season 12 begins

  • Season 12 brings a “soft reset” that requires you to do placement matches in each playlist to recalibrate your Rank

  • 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

  • All placement match wins count towards your Bronze Season Reward Level progress

Certified and Painted Items

  • Customization Items now display the full Paint color name inside the thumbnail (when applicable)

    • This replaces the thin colored outline in the upper-right corner of the thumbnail

  • When a Customization Item is both Painted and Certified, the Paint color and Certification labels rotate at regular, two-second intervals

New In-Game Stats

  • ‘High-Five’

    • A ‘High-Five’ registers after a goal is scored by your team, and when you bump into a teammate above the goal

  • ‘Low-Five’

    • A ‘Low-Five’ can only be done after a goal is scored by your team, and when you bump into a teammate at field level

  • ‘Swish Goal’

    • A ‘Swish Goal’ registers when your goal does not touch the rim before going into the hoop

    • Swish Goals are only available when playing the Hoops game mode

Audio

  • The game’s audio mix has been updated, including audio priority rebalancing, HDR audio, and object elevation

BUG FIXES

  • Fixed the color on the post-match XP bar for Rocket Pass Premium owners

  • Shields on ‘Double Goal’ and ‘Underpass’ Arenas now display the appropriate color

  • [Xbox One] Fixed a bug with the ‘Slash Beam III’ Rocket Boost causing frame rate dips

  • [Nintendo Switch] Fixed a bug causing supersonic ball audio to play when pushing the ball at subsonic speeds in Training

  • Adjusted Paint Finish so it no longer affects appearance of body trim on the ‘Werewolf’ Battle-Car

  • Fixed a bug related to demo priority

KNOWN ISSUES

You can find an updated list of both active and recently fixed known issues in our new Known Issues in Rocket League article.