Rocket League PS5 And Xbox Series X/S Enhancements Detailed

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The next generation of gaming is officially here with the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S consoles. Now, many current games are receiving next-gen upgrades, and thanks to the power of next-gen hardware, most current-gen games are capable of running at higher resolution and faster framerates on the new consoles. 

Recently, developer Psyonix announced that popular multiplayer game Rocket League will be receiving improvements on the PS5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S, and the next-gen upgrade for all consoles is currently live. 

Psyonix shared an official blog post that details the next-gen changes that fans can expect from the PS5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S upgrade.

PS5

  • Available at launch: 4K Resolution (checkerboard) at 60 FPS with High Dynamic Range (HDR)
  • 4K and HDR require compatible displays
  • Requires compatible HDMI cable (included with PlayStation 5)

Xbox Series X

On the Xbox Series X, Rocket League offers two graphical options - quality and performance:

Quality:

  • 4K resolution at 60 FPS with HDR 
  • HDR requires HDR10 compatible display and HDMI 2.0 cable or better (included with Xbox Series X)
  • 4K capable display required to experience 4K UHD. If a 1080p display is used, the game will render at 1080p supersampled from 4K.

Performance:

  • Game runs at 2688x1512 resolution (70% of full 4K) at 120 FPS with HDR 
  • Game UI runs in 4K 
  • 4K capable display required to experience 4K UHD. If a 1080p display is used, the game will render at 1080p supersampled from 2688x1512.
  • HDR and 120 Hz require a compatible display, as well as Ultra High Speed HDMI 2.1 cable (included with Xbox Series X)

Xbox Series S

The Xbox Series S also offers two performance options, but the game runs at 1080p on Quality and a confusing 1344x756 resolution on performance.

Quality:

  • 1080p Resolution at 60 FPS with HDR 
  • HDR requires compatible HDR10 display

Performance:

  • Game runs at 1344x756 (70% of Full 1080p) Resolution at 120 FPS with HDR 
  • UI displays at 1080p
  • Requires a TV or monitor with 120 Hz capable display
  • HDR requires a compatible HDR10 Display and High Speed HDMI 2.0 cable (included with Xbox Series S)

Rocket League is free-to-play on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Nintendo Switch.

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