Patch Notes v2.08: Season 5 Update

November 16, 2021     Patch Notes
Patch Notes v2.08: Season 5 Update Image

Version: Rocket League v2.08

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

Scheduled Release: 11/16/2021, 4 p.m. PST / 11/17/2021, 12 a.m. UTC

THE HEADLINES

  • v2.08 prepares Rocket League for Season 5
    • Season 5 begins on 11/17 at 8 a.m. PST / 4 p.m. UTC
    • Look for additional patch notes detailing Season 5 before the season begins

NEW CONTENT

New Arena Variant

  • ‘Starbase Arc (Aftermath)’ can be found in Private Matches and Free Play

CHANGES AND UPDATES

Player Reporting

  • The report reason list has been updated to include:
    • Text Harassment
    • Verbal Harassment
    • Match Throwing or Griefing
    • Intentionally Idle
    • XP Farming
    • Inappropriate Player Name
    • Inappropriate Club Name
    • Trade Scam
  • Report players via the Main Menu
    • You can now report players from the Recent Players section of your Friends List
    • Go to Recent Players, select the relevant player name, and choose Report Player
    • The report reasons listed here are identical to the reasons available during a match
  • You can now select more than one report reason
    • Example: If a teammate is harassing you in team chat, and is also own-goaling, you can select both “Text Harassment,” and “Match Throwing or Griefing”
  • When reporting a player for Text Harassment, press the Chat Log button to see chat lines from the reported player
  • A new pop-up notification will appear when you successfully report another player
    • To keep in-game visibility clear, this message will appear in the upper-left corner if you are reporting during a match

BUG FIXES

  • Fixed controller focus bug on post-match celebration screen
  • Fixed appearance of the Tumbling Blocks Decal
  • Fixed appearance of the grill on Painted Tygris cars when non-animated Decals are equipped
  • Fixed a bug preventing Apex Wheels from being equipped on '99 Nissan Skyline GT-R R34
  • Removed option to add friend as Epic Friend when they are already on your friends list
  • Fixed a bug preventing NFL Decals from showing up in Garage when using Filters
  • The Mood Slime Rocket Boost no longer appears over the top of certain car bodies when in the Garage
  • Fixed an issue preventing certain car movements from resetting the idle player timer

KNOWN ISSUES

Check out the Known Issues blog for a full, up-to-date list!

  • The Distortion decal for Takumi takes on the secondary paint color
  • The SMAA anti-aliasing option does not function as intended, and players may not notice any anti-aliasing effects while it’s enabled
  • While viewing a Replay, the "Change Game Mode" menu cannot be navigated when using a controller
  • [PC] Focus on the game client is occasionally lost
  • [Xbox One] Flashing lights on the ball may be too intense for some players
  • [PC] controller may randomly disconnect during gameplay
  • Some Wheels (Apex, Bionic, Patriarch, and ARMR) can not be equipped on some licensed cars like the Nissan Skyline
  • The SARPBC Theme Player Anthem is muted when streamer safe is enabled
  • [PC] When a party member leaves a tournament joined by the party leader, the party leader is rank disparity locked from the recently joined tournament while the remaining party members are closely ranked
    • This can be fixed if the party leader leaves the party, and reforms
  • [PlayStation, Xbox] May fail to reconnect to PsyNet if launching Rocket League while offline
    • If this occurs, reboot your game or console after online connection has been established
  • [PlayStation 4] While playing with a full Splitscreen team in Chaos mode, Rocket League may crash at the end of the match
  • [Nintendo Switch] Accounts with high density inventories (3000+ items) may experience a hang in the Car Customization Body tab
  • Party members may not successfully join a Tournament match