‘Rocket League’ 1.35 Patch Notes: 2-year anniversary update brings new items, a map and more

‘Rocket League’ 1.35 Patch Notes: 2-year anniversary update brings new items, a map and more
Source: Psyonix
Source: Psyonix

If you can believe it, Rocket League is two years old this summer. Yes, it’s actually been two whole solar cycles since the car soccer phenomenon took the world of video games by storm. To celebrate, developer Psyonix has released version 1.35, a patch that brings plenty of anniversary goodness to the table.

Rocket League update 1.35 brings new map, items and more

Despite the occasion, 1.35 isn’t an enormous update by any stretch. The full patch notes can be found on the game’s website, but keep reading for the highlights.

The biggest addition is Champions Field, a free new map to play on. It’s another sports arena environment that fits the general tone of Rocket League. More maps are always welcome.

You can now customize the sound of your car’s engine as well as the trails your tires leave behind the car. Most fun is the addition of customizable goal explosions. The explosion from scoring a goal in Rocket League is one of the most singularly satisfying moments in gaming, so being able to change how it looks is cool.

This update also marks the end of season 4 and the beginning of season 5, for those of you who care about the competitive side of Rocket League. Lastly, you can now get Rick and Morty customization items from drops after matches, because of course you can.

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Alex Perry

Alex Perry is a video games writer at Mic. Before Mic, he was at Business Insider. He can be reached at aperry@mic.com.

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