Rocket League Races To Next-Gen Consoles This Week


Rocket League turned one of many premier multiplayer video games of this era, and the enjoyable continues on the subsequent gen. The now free-to-play title launches this week for Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 with next-gen upgrades to make it hearth on all cylinders. 

The first bit of fine information is that your Rocket Pass stock and development carries over to next-gen variations by way of your Epic Games Account. That’s nice, given the sheer quantity of automobiles and cosmetics to hit the sport over time. 

A put up on the sport’s official weblog breaks down the graphical and efficiency options for every console. While next-gen Rocket League boasts sooner load instances and higher split-screen efficiency throughout the board, every platform has its personal particular person efficiency variations: 

PlayStation 5: Rocket League will characteristic 4K decision (checkerboard) with HDR at 60 FPS at launch. That’s just about it. 

Xbox Series X: Like the PS5, it sports activities 4K decision at 60 FPS with HDR at launch. However, an replace coming later this 12 months will add a “Video Quality” characteristic permitting gamers to decide on between emphasizing recreation high quality or efficiency. Selecting Quality maintains the aforementioned visible/efficiency specs. The Performance possibility bumps the sport to 120 FPS with HDR however knocks the decision all the way down to 2688×1512, or roughly 70% of full 4K. 

Xbox Series S: 1080p decision with HDR at 60 FPS at launch and also will obtain the Video Quality characteristic. The Performance setting runs Rocket League at 120 FPS with HDR by dropping the decision to 1344×756 or 70% of full 1080p. Quality maintains the default decision setting. 

Rocket League is out there now for Xbox Series X/S and November 12 for PlayStation 5. Check out our overview of the sport right here. Andrew Reiner additionally wrote an incredible opinion piece discussing how Rocket League turned a welcome escape through the pandemic. 


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