Rocket League Update 1.17 Available Now, Adds Hoops Playlist & More

April 26, 2016Written by Jason Dunning

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Released ahead of schedule, Rocket League update 1.17 is now available to download on PlayStation 4 and PC, and Title Update 5 is now available on Xbox One.

Although the update went live early for Rocket League, you’ll still need to wait until later today for the 30-team NBA Flag Pack DLC to hit the various storefronts.

As Psyonix detailed in the patch notes, Rocket League update 1.17 includes the Hoops playlist, Cosmic Arena in the Rocket Labs playlist, a free NBA Logo flag, the ability to auto-save replays mid-game, and much more:

Changes and Updates

General

  • The “Hoops” 2v2 mode has been added as an unranked playlist, and is also available in Private Matches and Exhibition mode at any team size.
  • Exhibition and Private Match now have a “Game Mode” selector.  The mode you select determines which maps you can choose – for instance, “Hoops” can only be played on the “Dunk House” map.
  • During Overtime, the in-game UI clock now counts upwards to indicate how long the overtime has lasted.
  • New “Cosmic” Arena has been added to the “Rocket Labs” playlist
  • After scoring in Free Play, there will no longer be a 3/2/1 countdown.

Stats

  • “Dunks” stats has been added with this DLC – When a player scores a basket/goal with any NBA flag equipped, it will increase your stat on that NBA flag.

UI/UX

Players can now trigger an automatic replay save mid-game, so they don’t have to wait until the match concludes and remember to save it then.

  • Auto-Save is triggered by holding the activation button during gameplay.  When triggered, the save will be queued and a message will appear in the chatbox indicating the action.  A replay tick mark is automatically added to the replay at the timestamp the player triggered the autosave.

Players can now manually name (and rename) replays.

  • Select “Save Replay” at the end of game and the user can now provide a custom name.
  • Users can also rename replays in the frontend: Pressing Triangle button on the Replay menu brings up the rename dialog.

Bug Fixes

General

  • Spectators will no longer see Camera Shake in Player View if the option is disabled
  • Fixed a rare issue that would allow the ball to exit the arena

New Content

Antennas

Added “Community Flags”

  • AbleGamers
  • Rocket Beans TV

Added “Country Flags”

  • Andorra
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua
  • Aruba
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Isles
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cook Islands
  • Curacao
  • Dominica
  • Falkland Island
  • Faroe Islands
  • Gibraltar
  • Grenada
  • Isle of Man
  • Kiribati
  • Maldives
  • Marshall Islands
  • Micronesia
  • Montserrat
  • New Caledonia
  • Palau
  • Saint Kitts
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome
  • Seychelles
  • Tahiti
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City

Added “NBA Teams”

  • (DLC) Atlanta Hawks
  • (DLC) Boston Celtics
  • (DLC) Brooklyn Nets
  • (DLC) Charlotte Hornets
  • (DLC) Chicago Bulls
  • (DLC) Cleveland Cavaliers
  • (DLC) Dallas Mavericks
  • (DLC) Denver Nuggets
  • (DLC) Detroit Pistons
  • (DLC) Golden State Warriors
  • (DLC) Houston Rockets
  • (DLC) Indiana Pacers
  • (DLC) Los Angeles Clippers
  • (DLC) Los Angeles Lakers
  • (DLC) Memphis Grizzlies
  • (DLC) Miami Heat
  • (DLC) Milwaukee Bucks
  • (DLC) Minnesota Timberwolves
  • (DLC) New Orleans Pelicans
  • (DLC) New York Knicks
  • (DLC) Oklahoma City Thunder
  • (DLC) Orlando Magic
  • (DLC) Philadelphia 76ers
  • (DLC) Phoenix Suns
  • (DLC) Portland Trail Blazers
  • (DLC) Sacramento Kings
  • (DLC) San Antonio Spurs
  • (DLC) Toronto Raptors
  • (DLC) Utah Jazz
  • (DLC) Washington Wizards
  • NBA Logo

Added “Video Games”

  • Euro Truck Simulator Rig
  • Goat Simulator – G2
  • Goat Simulator – Goatenna
  • Portal – Wheatley
  • Witcher Medallion
  • Worms W.M.D.
  • Worms W.M.D. Grenade

Toppers

  • Worms W.M.D.

What do you think of Hoops so far?

[Source: Rocket League (1), (2), (3)]