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Rocket League February Update Kicks Off Spring Featured Event and New Premium DLC

Psyonix’s Rocket League is always getting updated, whether it is cool new cosmetics, new arenas or tons of new content. Rocket League‘s February update brings with a new licensed premium DLC and  a featured spring event.

The update is expected to drop on February 7, adding new premium DLC and a Spring event. As for the Spring period, running from March to April, another update will feature single elimination tournaments, improved options and features such as item stacking, better item filtering, searching and sorting and Nintendo Switch performance enhancements.

MARCH

  • 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

APRIL AND BEYOND

Once we’re past the Tournaments release we’ll begin talking more about our roadmap for the summer and beyond with posts like these every few months. As a quick reminder, here are some of the features that are still being developed for 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

Which Rocket League update are you most excited about?

GR

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