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Rocket League is now enhanced for Xbox One X

Rocket League is one of those games that came from out of nowhere to the surprise of everyone. People may not have seen it coming but now everyone knows what it is. Well, if you’re one of the huge community of people who regularly play Rocket Leauge you’ll be excited about the latest patch (v1.56) for the game. The biggest news for Xbox fans is the addition 4K and HDR for Xbox One X.

Here’s the full rundown of the latest Rocket League patch –

THE HEADLINES

  • Enhanced Xbox One X Support is now available
  • ‘Rocket League x Monstercat Vol. 5’ is now available
  • Made several updates to the Progression system
  • Skill Leaderboards have been added for each Ranked Extra Mode
  • v1.55 was a PS4-only update we released on October 23

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 1920×1080 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
Steve Clist
Joint Editor-in-Chief at our sister site XboxEnthusiast, Steve also has a serious love for Nintendo. His first console was an N64 and it was love at first sight. He may specialise in racing games but will give anything a shot. He's also a serious guitar player and musician. Basically, Steve rocks. Need we say more?

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