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Rocket League Races Into 2018 With A New Roadmap

Rocket League developers, Psyonix have officially introduced an exciting new array of updates coming in 2018. The indie racing / football hybrid has enjoyed so much success thus far and Psyonix knows this. With a completely fresh outlook in how to update their game, Psyonix offers exciting new ideas to their fans.
Rocket League Races Into 2018 With A New Roadmap

Rocket League Races Into 2018 With A New Roadmap

In a recent blog on the official Psyonix website, it has been stated that plans for updates are only currently set in stone from now until “April and beyond”. These exciting new updates include new Competitive Seasons (and rewards), Maps, Events, and DLC. Psyonix also promises updates to gameplay functionality including Tournaments and Cross-Play parties. This is very exciting news for die hard fans that have stuck with the title since its release way back in 2015.

February

February Content Update

 
  • Competitive Season 7 Begins
  • Competitive Season 6 Rewards 
  • New Crate
  • New RLCS Fan Rewards

Tournaments Beta

  • Steam public Beta for the upcoming Tournaments feature

March

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  • New Licensed Premium DLC
  • Spring Event 

Spring (March – April)

 Spring Feature Update

  • Tournaments – Play against other players in bracketed, single elimination tournaments
  • Quality of Life Updates – Item Stacking, Better Item Filtering, Searching, and Sorting, Equip to Blue/Orange Team for Painted Car Bodies, New and Expanded Options, Packet Send/Receive Rate and Bandwidth Limits, “Team Quick Chat Only”, Disable “One Minute Remaining”, etc. messages
  • Connection Quality Info – See notifications for Packet Loss, Latency Variance, and Server Performance in-game, Will help us and the community better differentiate between “server issues” and connection problems
  • Switch Performance & Visual Quality Updates – Performance Mode – 900p (Docked) / 720p (Handheld) @ 60 FPS with infrequent dynamic resolution scaling, Quality Mode – Native 1080p (Docked) / 720p (Handheld) @ 30 FPS with added visual effects

Rocket League Races Into 2018 With A New Roadmap - Invitations

April And Beyond

Features still in development for a 2018 release

  • Cross-Platform Parties – Party up and matchmake with players from other (participating) platforms
  • Progression Updates – Make XP relevant again, Earn Decryptors through play, New Banners, Titles, and other rewards for reaching high levels
  • New Arenas
  • New Features
  • Xbox One X – We are now targeting Xbox One X support for late 2018

The first update drops on all platforms on February 7th. Not played in a while? Catch up on all the pro tips with our helpful article.

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