Rocket League Update Improves Performance, Adds More Servers & More

A new update for Rocket League is now rolling out for PlayStation 4, Xbox and PC.

The new patch fixes frame-rate “stuttering” on the Xbox, rendering issues for PS4, adds new server region for all platforms and more.

For the full list of patch notes, see below:

CHANGES AND UPDATES

General

  • Improved performance when High Quality Shaders are disabled on the following maps:
    • Aquadome, Core 707, Starbase ARC and Urban Central
  • Improved CPU performance in online play when receiving physics corrections from the game server
  • The in-game PsyNet Party invite window now sorts friends alphabetically.
  • New server region added in South Africa (SAF)
  • New server region hosted in Singapore (ASM)
  • ASC servers are now hosted in Taiwan
  • Added more servers in Japan

Audio

  • Revised certain sounds (Impacts, Wheel Effects, Car Jumping/Dodging) for local vs. non-local players to improve clarity and readability.

BUG FIXES

General

  • The Playlists / Find Match UI should load much more quickly than before
  • Competitive Leaver Penalties are no longer applied to players who quit after someone else has already left a competitive match
  • Replays from Urban Central that were captured before the Autumn Update will no longer cause the game to crash
  • Duplicate boost pads on Champion’s Field are no longer visible when using certain video settings
  • Fixed an issue with motion blur on Core 707 on all platforms

Xbox

  • Fixed an issue that caused framerate stuttering/hitching to occur and worsen over time (with V-Sync off)
  • Fixed multiple crashes on Xbox

PS4

  • Fixed a rendering issue that could rarely cause corrupted textures on PS4

NEW CONTENT

Goal Explosions

  • ‘Batmobile’ Goal Explosion has been added to the ‘Batmobile’ Premium DLC.
    • Current owners: The new Goal Explosion will be added automatically to your Garage

Community Flags

  • ‘NVIDIA GeForce’ Community Flag has been updated and renamed ‘NVIDIA’
  • ‘NVIDIA SHIELD’ Community Flag has been added
  • ‘The Game Awards’ Community Flag has been updated

What do you think of the new update? Let us know below.

In previous Rocket League news, Psyonix released a trailer for Rocket League on Nintendo Switch, with release date just around the corner:

Source: Rocket League

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