Rocket League Xbox One X Enhancements Arrive

By Rebecca Smith, 9 days ago
As promised nearly two weeks ago, Rocket League's December Update has arrived and has brought along the promised Xbox One X enhancements. As well as that, v1.56 has made changes to the Progression system, added Skill Leaderboards, and added some new content in the form of "‘Rocket League x Monstercat Vol. 5".

December Update

As usual, you can find all of the patch notes below:

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

BUG FIXES

General

  • 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
  • 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
V1.56 is available right now.

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Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.