11 Aug 2021 11:31 AM +00:00

Rocket League's Season 4 Patch Notes have been released

Rocket League has come a long way over the last few years. With new rocket passes, tonnes of updates and a handful of seasons, we've finally reached season 4. Here's all the latest information on Rocket League season 4's patch notes.

Rocket League Season 4 Start Time & Date

Rocket League Season 4 officially begins on August 11th at 8 am PT / 4 pm BST.

This leaves mere hours until you can play the next season for yourself.

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Patch Notes Highlights

Here are the highlights from recent patch notes. You can find all the notes right here. Here are our highlights.

Streamer Safe Music

  • Streamer Safe music allows you to play Rocket League’s included music tracks without worrying about DMCA violations while streaming or recording

Matchmaking Penalties in Casual Playlists

  • To improve the average match quality in Casual playlists, we are introducing penalties for players who quit Casual games early.
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There are seven ban levels for Casual Playlists:

  • First - 0 Minutes
  • Second - 5 Minutes
  • Third - 10 Minutes
  • Fourth - 20 Minutes
  • Fifth - 40 Minutes
  • Sixth - 1 hour
  • Seventh or more - 2 hours
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Undersized Party Rank Restrictions

  • To help preserve balanced competitive play, parties of two playing in 3v3 Standard in Competitive or 3v3 Tournaments must be within 3 Ranks of each other
  • This change does not apply to Extra Modes Playlists or Casual Playlists
  • This change starts with Season 4
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Player to Player Trading Updates

  • Once both players have entered items and accepted terms, a new trade review screen will appear
    • This screen will display all items involved in the trade
      • All item details are visible at all times on this screen (Painted color, Certification, Special Edition type, Esports affiliation)
    • No new items can be added once this screen appears
      • There is a five-second countdown before the Accept Trade button can be used
      • You can cancel out of the Trade Review screen if you want to go back and add/remove items
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Game Ban Messaging

  • New messaging will inform you if your account is close to a permanent ban

Player Count Display

  • The way player population is displayed in-game is changing
    • Total players online is no longer displayed
    • Playlist population display has been changed. Based on a playlist’s population, players will see one of the following
      • Amazing
      • Great
      • Good
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General

  • Tactical Rumble is now available as a Rumble Mutator in Private Matches

New Content

Monstercat (Antenna)

  • ‘AK’
  • ‘A.M.R’
  • ‘Arielle Maren’
  • ‘Dyro’
  • ‘Emily Vaughn’
  • ‘Ellis’
  • ‘Haneri’
  • ‘Hayve’
  • ‘Hoaprox’
  • ‘KUURO’
  • ‘PROFF’
  • ‘Shingo Nakamura’
  • ‘Saxsquatch’
  • ‘Vintage & Morelli’
  • ‘YUAN’
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General

  • Changed name of ‘Inamorata’ Goal Explosion to ‘Carbonator’

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed appearance of trim on Octane when using Linares, Nooo! Decals
  • [PC] Fixed a crash when loading into Utopia Coliseum (Snowy)
  • Fixed appearance of several Trails when previewed in the Garage
  • Fixed appearance of grass near player’s car on Forbidden Temple (Day)
  • Fixed appearance (inconsistent lighting) for Visionary Wheels
  • A loud, quick beat of music heard at game startup has been removed
  • Fixed players logging in as Player 1 instead of their normal account
  • Fixed matches not counting as completed when leaving a match during the final replay
  • FPS improvements to some Arenas
  • Fixed players logging on, receiving a “Syncing Failed” message, and missing their inventory
  • Fixed players crashing upon loading into Utopia Coliseum