Rocket League Update 1.16 Improves Hitboxes for Vehicles, Lowers ESRB Rating

April 15, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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It may not be the big April update with the Hoops content (that’s still coming later this month), but Psyonix released a new Rocket League update on PlayStation 4 and PC yesterday, addressing some hitbox issues and lowering the ESRB rating.

Here’s the full list of patch notes for Rocket League update 1.16:

Changes and Updates

General

Improved Hitboxes for multiple vehicles to more accurately represent their models; specifically…

  • Fixed Scarab and Grog’s hitboxes, which were not long enough
  • Fixed Breakout and Hotshot’s hitboxes, which were not wide enough
  • Fixed Batmobile and Breakout’s hitboxes, which were abnormally long
  • Fixed Gizmo, Octane, Ripper, and Scarab’s hitboxes, which were too tall
  • Fixed Dominus’ hitbox, which was not long or tall enough

Repaired collision issues that resulted in incorrect ball-bounce behavior in some maps.

  • Additionally, the “Wasteland” Arena received collision improvements to eliminate inaccurate bounces

ESRB Rating has been lowered to “E” from “E10+” (this should just affect parental control settings)

Bug Fixes

General

  • Fixed an exploit that allowed Battle-Cars to jump considerably higher than they were supposed to

In addition to the new Hoops game mode, the April update includes Replay Quick-Saving, Replay Naming, and changes to ball physics.

[Source: Rocket League]