Rocket League Season 4 – Update 2.01 Patch Notes has Arrived

Rocket League Season 4 – Update 2.01 Patch Notes has Arrived

The Season 4 update for Rocket League has arrived. Below you will find all the important information about the patch on August 11th.

The Rocket League Update 2.01 is now available for download, for all platforms. There are new content, changes and bug fixes. Unfortunately, we do not know the file size.

 

Rocket League Update 2.01 Patch Notes

THE HEADLINES

  • Today’s update prepares Rocket League for the start of Season 4. A second set of patch notes with more information will be posted at the start of Season 4 
    • Season 4 begins on August 11 at 8:00 a.m. PDT (3:00 p.m. UTC)
  • Streamer safe music functionality added
  • Introducing penalties for players who quit Casual Playlist games early
  • Added undersized party rank restrictions
  • Player to player trading improvements

CHANGES AND UPDATES

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
  • ‘Streamer Safe Music’ can be found under Settings > Audio
  • Once enabled, Rocket League will remove or replace any tracks that may lead to a DMCA violation
    • The Streamer Safe setting works in conjunction with your chosen settings for Player Anthems, playing the soundtrack in-game, and playing the soundtrack during matches

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.
  • Similar to the matchmaking bans for Competitive Playlists, players who leave Casual Playlist matches early may be subject to a short matchmaking ban. Leaving a single match per day won’t result in a penalty, but repeatedly quitting escalates the length of the ban.
  • 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
  • Once you progress beyond the first level, there is a 12-hour cooldown before the ban level de-escalates by one level.
  • You can now “Vote to Concede” a Casual Match once enough time has passed, similar to Competitive play if your team wants to leave or simply proceed to the next match.
  • We’ve made the following changes to backfill behavior
    • If a player leaves a Casual match, they will not be backfilled into the same match
    • Casual matches with a score difference of three goals or more will not be backfilled. Bots will replace any players who leave the match.

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
    • Examples of allowed undersized parties
      • Gold 3 + Platinum 3 (three ranks apart)
      • Diamond 2 + Champion 1 (two ranks apart)
    • Examples of disallowed undersized parties
      • Gold 3 + Diamond 1 (four ranks apart)
      • Silver 2 + Grand Champion 2 (fifteen ranks apart)
  • This change does not apply to Extra Modes Playlists or Casual Playlists
  • This change starts with Season 4

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

Game Ban Messaging

  • New messaging will inform you if your account is close to a permanent ban
    • Similar to current ban messaging, and Report Feedback, this message will appear as a pop-up once Rocket League is started
    • “Due to the number of bans issued on this account, the next ban from Psyonix may be permanent. Please do not use harassing or toxic language in future matches. For more information, please go to support.rocketleague.com”
  • Previous chat and game bans on your account are taken into consideration before this message is delivered

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

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’

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

 

Source: Rocket League

Written by: vanni

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