Rocket League Season 5 is live – here’s what’s new

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Rocket League Season 5 has now landed throughout all platforms, and developer Psyonix has shared a full rundown of what’s new. The piping-hot new patch – v.2.08 if you wish to be fancy about it – brings a Rocket Pass, a new Nexus automobile, Starbase Arc (Aftermath) enviornment variant, and extra.

The new Season 5 Rocket Pass has “70+ tiers of unique” rewards, and is available in two varieties, relying on how a lot stuff you’re after. The premium model will set you again 1,000 credit and offers instant entry to the new Starbase: Arc map kind, with the theme being that it’s been invaded by an evil pressure. The new Nexus automobile additionally options, together with objects resembling a Spacedirt paint end, Hyperspace animated decal, and Cosmosis objective explosion, with its last transformation – the Nexus SC – unlocking at tier 70.

There’s additionally a bundle provide out there for the move, which is able to set you again 2,000 credit as of this story (it’s seeing a 33% low cost proper now). This helps you to unlock the Nexus right away and entry 12 further tiers.

Starting November 18, gamers will get to compete in a Heatseeker Ricochet limited-time mode, which places a twist on three new Rocket Labs arenas, Barricade, Colossus, and Hourglass. The first stage of Season 5’s challenges are additionally now live, letting gamers begin snapping up new customisation objects. Here’s a peek at what’s coming with Rocket League Season 5:

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The excellent news is there’s some free stuff up for grabs, too. All gamers can dive in and seize a Backfire Cruster Buster decal, a Happy Whale topper, and a Crescent Moon antenna now that Season 5’s upon us. The new replace brings a bunch of quality-of-life and different updates to Rocket League, too. You can examine these out intimately – in addition to the total listing of Season 4 aggressive rewards that’ll get dished out quickly – within the patch notes at that hyperlink.

If you need to get extra of a take a look at what Season 5 brings, you’ll be able to head to the game’s website at that hyperlink.