Rocket League Patch Targets Ranked Match Quitters

Rocket LeagueRocket League for PlayStation 4 and PC has a new patch (1.3) out today making many improvements to the game, as well as adding a temporary banning system used to penalize players who leave ranked matches mid game.

The patch also includes bug and crash fixes, “multiple visual optimizations” on the PlayStation 4 and AI fixes that will adjust to current players average skill.

As detailed on the Psyonix website, here’s the biggest things coming in the patch:

  • “Quick Chat” commands can now be used cross-platform between PC and PS4
  • Stat tracking for online games is now properly recorded for its correlating Garage items
  • AI Bot skill levels now adjust to the average skill level of all players currently in the game
  • The first player to abandon a “Ranked’ match is now banned from matchmaking for 15 minutes
  • (PS4) “Far, Far Away” Trophy can now be unlocked via online play
  • (Steam) “Virtuoso” Achievement is now obtainable and includes appropriate description
  • Fixed multiple crash scenarios

Here is the full patch list:

NEW FEATURES:

Gameplay

  • “Quick Chat” commands can now be used cross-platform between PC and PS4

Content

  • Topper: “Cherry Top” now includes a working, rotating light
  • Topper: “Propellerhead” now includes a working, rotating blade

Online Play

  • AI Bot skill levels now adjust to the average skill level of all players currently in the game
  • The first player to abandon a “Ranked” match is now banned from matchmaking for 15 minutes

UI/ UX

  • (Steam) Added “Mouse Sensitivity” setting to the “Options” menu
  • (Steam) Added support for more resolutions

CHANGES AND UPDATES:

Training

  • “Freeplay” now grants truly unlimited “Rocket Boost”

UI/ UX

  • Stats: Player’s “Win/ Loss Ratio” is now displayed as a “Win %”

BUG FIXES

General

  • (PS4) Sweet Tooth now properly unlocks when completing a game with all 10 of the other Battle-Cars
  • (PS4) Multiple visual optimizations
  • Reduced, but did not eliminate, instances of the “Invisible Car” bug
  • Fixed multiple crash scenarios

Garage Items

  • Antennas
    • Country Flags: Congo is now appropriately-named
    • Country Flags: Mexico is no longer reversed
    • Country Flags: Northern Ireland is now correct
    • Country Flags: United States now shows all 50 stars

Trophies and Achievements

  • (Steam) “Virtuoso” Achievement is now obtainable and includes appropriate description
  • (PS4) “Far, Far Away” Trophy can now be unlocked via online play

UI/ UX

  • Stat tracking for online games is now properly reflected for their correlating Garage items
  • Blog and Scrolling Ticker now work as intended and will not errantly show “Offline” messages
  • “PsyNet” icons for cross-platform players will now display properly
  • Main Menu Player Avatars will no longer disappear between matches
  • Player names are now displayed correctly during “Replays”

Localization

  • French, German, Italian, and Spanish-language corrections and improvements

Is there any patch here you are particularly glad for? Let us know in the comments! I am personally happy they have fixed crashing issues which I have when playing the game in borderless window.

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