Patch v1.40

Patch v1.40

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Patch Notes v1.40

On Wednesday, Psyonix released the latest patch to Rocket League to address performance and bug issues. While no new features were added, you can still participate in the Frosty Fest event until January 2nd. For a full list of resolved issues, see the official patch notes.

Colored Item Similarity

Psyonix has acknowledged that Crimson-Painted Peppermint Wheels should not have been dropped, as they are almost indistinguishable from the original wheels. Players who received the Crimson variant acquired a different set of Peppermint Wheels with a random color. Psyonix has also acknowledged that there are non-Event items that are similar in color to their original variant and will be addressing those after the holidays.

6Mans Showdown

Over the past year 6Mans has grown in popularity with Rocket League professionals in Europe, North America, and Oceania. Similar to CSGO’s ESEA system, 6Mans pools players together into random teams for a set of matches. Results are tracked on a player level and are organized into a 6Mans leaderboard. Given its popularity with Rocket League professionals, Twitch has decided to organize a prize-pool funded event around it. Over the remaining days of December, Rank S players will compete for a spot in the top 10 on the leaderboard and a portion of the regional $5,000 prize pool. To keep up-to-date with the standings, bookmark the Sheet or the Octane EU and NA pages.


RLO Community Awards

Last year Rocket League Oceania (RLO) introduced a community awards ceremony to commemorate outstanding achievements in the Rocket League community in the Oceania region. Similar to last year, RLO’s Community Awards recognized community members over the 2017 year in the following categories:

  • Player of the Year
  • Community Member of the Year
  • Best Community Content
  • Team of the Year
  • Caster of the Year
  • Best Weekly Event
  • Rising Star
  • Best Streamer
  • Best New Caster
  • Best Long Term Event
  • Best Live Event
  • Best Online Event
  • Best Team Organization
  • Best Event Administrator

Catch the VOD for the awards show presented by yumi_cheeseman and n0lski!

Resources

/r/RLCSnews: News

Event Calendar: Events

Liquipedia: News, Statistics

Live from Mannfield: News, Podcast

Octane: Statistics

RLCS: News, Statistics

RL Esports Wiki

Rocket Dailies: Content

Rocket League Garage: News, Fantasy RL, Trading

Speed Feed: News, Content

The Half Flip: News, Statistics

ThrowdownTV: News

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