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Rocket League Update 2.20 Kicks Off Season 8 Support With New Arena, Voice Chat Changes

The Rocket League update 2.20 patch notes have been unveiled by developer Psyonix, which brings support for Season 8 of the vehicular footie title. As previously reported, this brings a host of new goodies to tuck into, including a new arena and voice chat changes.

Read up on the patch notes here to see what’s new for Rocket League Season 8.

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New Arena: Sovereign Heights

  • Sovereign Heights is now available in Private Matches, and Free Play
    • Based on community feedback, we equipped this new arena with a grass/turf field. Enjoy!


Changes to Voice Chat (Toggle Mute)

  • Based on community feedback, we have added Toggle Mute as a Voice Chat function option in Rocket League
  • Under Settings -> Chat, we replaced the Push to Talk checkbox with a new Voice Input Mode dropdown
    • Open Mic: Microphone is active all the time, no control input needed
    • Push to Talk: Control input activates microphone in game
    • Toggle Mute: Microphone is active; control input toggles mute
  • The Push to Talk/Toggle Mute default input is set to “F” (keyboard), L3 (PlayStation), LS (Switch and Xbox)


  • Clubs: Removed MOTD/news sections from Club pages
    • We opted to remove these features from Clubs due to moderation concerns
  • Added a banner for the 2021-22 RLCS World Champions Team BDS to Champions Field


  • Fixed a placement bug with the party icon on the scoreboard
  • Adjusted appearance of several Decals on the Nissan Z so they appear the same way as on other car bodies
  • Updates to Custom Training packs will no longer corrupt pack progress
    • Progress may look incorrect in the training pack browser for some packs, but will appear correctly once the player loads the pack
  • Fixed a bug preventing some players from being able to join Voice Channels
  • Player names will now display properly in Private Matches when spectating
  • Fixed a visual bug with the Hot Wheels Fast 4WD and MR11 Team Decals
  • Fixed a bug that caused multiple Paint Finishes to appear darker than intended, including ‘Bling,’ ‘Grassy,’ and ‘Glossy’
  • [PlayStation 5] Fixed a bug preventing Rocket League from playing at the correct, higher resolution when the console is set to Quality mode
  • Fixed a bug preventing Apex Wheels from being equippable on the BMW M240i
  • [Custom Training] UI now updates correctly when controls are changed
  • Fixed a bug preventing players from canceling matchmaking when on the Training Arena select screen
  • Players who leave a match will no longer show up in the skip goal replay list
  • Fixed a bug preventing players from seeing their own messages in chat
  • Fixed the Clear All Friend Requests modal so it works as intended