Rocket League Patch 1.08 Is Now Live On PS4 And PC, Adds Mutator Playlists, Weather Effects And More

Rocket League’s latest update is now live on the PS4 and PC. This new update includes plenty of new additions including a Mutator playlist, the ability to toggle weather effects on and off, and much more.

This new update should be around 630 MB depending on the platform. You can read the full set of patch notes for this latest update below.

New Content

Antennas

  • Dave’s Bread
  • Game Awards – Statue
  • Reddit Snoo
  • Added “Community Flags”: Day[9]TV, Game Awards – Logo, PC Gamer, PS Nation, Reddit, RL Garage, Something Awful
  • Added “Video Games”: (PS4) Driveclub, Fallout – Vault Boy, Oddworld – Abe, Oddworld – Glukkon, Oddworld – Necrum, Oddworld – Rupture Farms, Unreal Frag Center, Unreal Tournament, Unreal Tournament (Classic), Unreal Tournament – Blue, Unreal Tournament – Flak Shell, Unreal Tournament – Red, Unreal Tournament 2004

New Features

Mutators

Mutators have officially arrived; featuring a suite of alternative presets and settings that add depth, variety, and crazy rocket-powered fun to custom games.

“Mutator Mashup” has been added to the Online playlist menu. This playlist allows users to face off in a 3v3 online playlist that cycles randomly through the following mutator presets:

  • Beach Ball – A huge, slow, lightweight ball with a lot of bounce
  • Cubic – Cube shaped ball and recharging boost
  • Moonball – Low gravity action with a whole lot of boost
  • Pinball – The ball is small, light, fast and bouncy… and a lot to handle
  • Time Warp – Slow down the action as you get close to the ball

“Mutator Settings” menu has been added to the Create Match screen in Exhibition and Private Match. This menu allows users to users to alter their Exhibition/Private Match with the following presets and options:

Presets

  • Beach Ball – A huge, slow, lightweight ball with a lot of bounce
  • Cubic – Cube shaped ball and recharging boost
  • Demolition – Demolish opponents on contact in a high gravity matchup
  • Moonball – Low gravity action with a whole lot of boost
  • Pinball – The ball is small, light, fast and bouncy… and a lot to handle
  • Time Warp – Slow down the action as you get close to the ball

Custom Options

  • Match Length – 5, 10, 20 Minutes, and Unlimited
  • Max Score – Unlimited, 1 Goal, 3 Goals, 5 Goals
  • Game Speed – Default, Slo-Mo, Time Warp
  • Ball Max Speed – Default, Slow, Fast, Super Fast
  • Ball Type – Default, Cube
  • Ball Weight – Default, Light, Heavy, Super Light
  • Ball Size- Default, Small, Large, Gigantic
  • Ball Bounciness- Default, Low, High, Super High
  • Boost Amount – Default, Unlimited, Recharge (Slow), Recharge (Fast), No Boost
  • Boost Strength – 1x, 1.5x, 2x, 10x
  • Gravity – Default, Low, High, Super High
  • Demolish – Default, Disabled, Friendly Fire, On Contact, On Contact (FF)
  • Respawn Time – 3 Seconds, 2 Seconds, 1 Second

Changes and Updates

Gameplay

  • The turn radius on Venom, Paladin, Merc, Scarab, and Backfire has been improved

Online

  • “Mutator Mashup” now appears in the Unranked Playlists
  • “Mutator Settings” menu now appears in Exhibition and Private Match

UI/ UX

  • User can now select from all available titles or disable them completely in the “Titles” tab to Garage menu
  • Users can now toggle Weather Effects on/off from the “Video” tab in the Options menu
  • Control menu now uses digits: 1, 2, 3, 4 instead of the words: one, two, three, four for keybindings
  • Spectators must now select “Skip Replay” in private matches in order to skip replays

Misc.

  • (PC) Users can now see other steam users they recently played with by selecting View -> Players in Steam

Bug Fixes

General

  • (PS4) Fixed a rare issue which would not allow users to unlock Sweet Tooth
  • Fixed an issue in which vehicle remnants would remain on the field after destructions
  • Fixed an issue with boost pads not always being collectible immediately after kickoff reset

Online

  • Disable crossplay option will now function properly

Ranked

  • Ranked match winners will correctly get full RP for wins even if an opponent leaves the game
  • Leaving a 1v1 match will no longer apply the maximum RP penalty, only the normal amount for a loss
  • Leaving a 2v2 or 3v3 match will now only apply the maximum RP penalty to the first player who quits the match

UI/ UX

  • (PC) Improved controller detection when plugging in after boot
  • (PC) Improved Steam Avatar handling in game
  • Fixed issues with disappearing player nameplates

Rocket League is now available on the PC and PS4.

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