Rocket League Update 1.03 Is Live, Here’s All the Patch Notes

July 31, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

In the works for the last few weeks, Rocket League update 1.03 is now available to download on PlayStation 4 and PC, developer Psyonix announced.

Potentially taking the servers offline for one hour until about 11am PT/2pm ET, update 1.03 is a 186MB download and includes the following fixes and changes:

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 correction and improvements

Those visual optimizations on PS4 should help reduce the fan noise.

As they added, “NOTE: As today’s patch rolls out, servers are still being flushed. If you see any errors, this is normal as they repopulate.”

The next update for Rocket League, 1.04, is scheduled for early August and will add DLC support, the first free map, Spectator Mode, new flags, and more.

If you’re a PlayStation Plus members and haven’t downloaded Rocket League yet, it will be available until Monday, August 3. Make sure to check out our Rocket League tips in our new video series.

[Source: Rocket League, Rocket League (Twitter)]

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