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Rocket League Season 5- rewards, rankings and all that jazz

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Rocket League Season 5 has started. Following the conclusion of Rocket League Season 4, rewards have now been handed out following update 1.35, and Psyonix has confirmed the details for the latest competitive season.

Rocket League Season 4 rewards

First up, pick up your Rocket League Season 4 rewards now, depending on where you ranked. Here’s what you get:

  • Bronze I or higher – Season 4 Bronze Trail
  • Silver I or higher – Season 4 Silver Trail + lower Trails
  • Gold I or higher – Season 4 Gold Trail + lower Trails
  • Platinum I or higher – Season 4 Platinum Trail + lower Trails
  • Diamond I or higher – Season 4 Diamond Trail + lower Trails
  • Champion – Season 4 Champion Trail + lower Trails
  • Grand Champion – ‘Season 4 Grand Champion’ in-game Title + Champion Trail + lower Trails

update 1.35 patch notes

Rocket League Season 5 rankings

Things have changed. No longer will you have win 20 matches to progress through to the next rank. The threshold has now been lowered to 14. So, effectively 96 wins would see you gain Grand Champion rank. The rankings, however, remain the same:

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum
  • Diamond
  • Champion
  • Grand Champion

Rocket League Season 5 start time

Rocket League Season 5 starts on the 5 July, and will run for approximately 3-4 months. An end date hasn’t been confirmed.

Here’s some crucial things to note:

  • Unlike the previous season, your ranking will not be reset but will carry over.
  • Win 12 matches to progress to the next rank
  • Losing a match doesn’t count towards your season rewards progress

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Rocket League update 1.35

The latest Rocket League patch introduced Season 5 and a wealth of new content on July 5, 2017.

The patch notes are as follows:

  • “Champions Field” is now available in all Playlists, and in Private Matches
  • Engine Audio, Goal Explosions, and Trails have been added as Car Customization categories
  • “Overdrive” Crate has been added
  • “Champions” Crate Series has been retired
  • Competitive Season 4 has ended, and Season 4 Rewards are being distributed to qualifying players
  • Competitive Season 5 is beginning
  • Rick and Morty items are now available as drops after all matches

ARENAS

  • “Champions Field” is now available in all Playlists, and in Private Matches
  • “Starbase ARC” has been updated with new visuals and reduced brightness
  • Boost pads are now standardized in all standard Arenas

CRATES

  • “Overdrive” Crate has been added
  • When received, the Overdrive Crate will display as “Crate – Overdrive” in your inventory
  • “Champions” Crate Series has been retired

TRAILS

  • Trails are now available in the Car Customization menu
  • Trails appear behind the Wheels when your Battle-Car goes SuperSonic
  • Every player has the “Classic” Trail by default
  • More Trails are available in the Overdrive Crate

GOAL EXPLOSIONS

  • Goal Explosions are now available in the Car Customization menu
  • Every player has the “Classic” Goal Explosion by default
  • New Goal Explosions are available as Common drops after all online and offline matches:
  • “Standard Green”
  • “Standard Orange”
  • “Standard Pink”
  • “Standard Purple”
  • More Goal Explosions are available in the Overdrive Crate

ENGINE AUDIO

  • Engine Audio is now available in the Car Customization menu
  • You have access to Engine Audio for every Battle-Car you own
  • The Engine Audio can be changed on any Battle-Car in your Garage
  • Licensed Battle-Cars are excluded
  • Engine Audio for all existing Battle-Cars has been updated
  • Legacy Engine Audio is still available as an Engine Audio customization option

COMMUNITY FLAGS

  • “Gfinity” (Updated)
  • “X Games”
  • “Monstercat”
  • ANTENNAS
  • “J!NX”
  • DECALS
  • “Monstercat”

RICK AND MORTY

  • Rick and Morty items are now available as drops after matches
  • “Interdimensional GB” Boost
  • “Sanchez DC-137” Wheel
  • “Rick” Antenna
  • “Morty” Antenna
  • “Cromulon” Topper
  • “Mr. PBH” Topper
  • “Mr. Meeseeks” Topper

RLCS SEASON THREE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ATTENDEE ITEM

  • Players who attended the RLCS Season Three World Championship in June can now redeem their in-game item (these codes will be sent out later in July)
  • Item: “Decennium Pro” Wheels
  • To redeem, go to the “Extras” menu, select “Redeem Code,” and enter your unique code
  • These wheels are not tradeable

ACHIEVEMENTS AND TROPHIES

  • Storm Trooper
  • Equip a Very Rare Item and complete a game in an Arena with turbulent weather
  • Good Times
  • Head to Champions Field and complete an Online game
  • Swap Meet
  • Trade and receive one or more items with another player in a single transaction
  • Trade Secret
  • Trade In five items of the same quality to receive an item of the next-highest quality
  • Rank Up
  • Complete all placement matches in any Competitive Playlist
  • Note: If you are already placed in one or more Competitive Playlists, this achievement should unlock automatically
  • Coming On Strong
  • Score or Assist a combined 30 goals or assists in Casual or Competitive Online matches

GENERAL

  • Players now have 50 Car Preset slots, up from ten
  • A “Change Preset” button has been added to the end of game lobby. You can now change to another Battle-Car preset without exiting a match
  • “Dodge Deadzone” added to Controls Options.
  • This setting allows you to control how far you must tilt the controller stick to activate a directional dodge move in the air instead of double jumping.
  • The default value of 0.5 means you must move the stick at least half of the way towards your intended direction to dodge instead of double jump.
  • The maximum value of 1.0 means you must move the stick all the way in a direction to trigger a dodge.
  • Rocket Trails have been renamed Rocket Boosts
  • Pressing Start when selecting Online Playlists now starts the matchmaking search
  • The Boost Meter and Rumble Powerup are now displayed when watching a player in Spectator Mode
  • The Boost Meter and Rumble Powerup now display during Replays
  • A pop-up window will appear when exiting a match when you have indicated you wanted a replay, but did not save a replay
  • A “Maintenance Mode” message has been added to the matchmaking ticker. You will see this only when PsyNet is undergoing maintenance
  • “High Contrast Nameplates” now default to ON. This can be reverted in the Options Menu

Good luck in Rocket League Season 5!

Source: Rocket League