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Bug Fixes and everything in Rocket League Update 1.96!

Rocket League Update 1.96: NASCAR, Patch Notes, & More

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The new Rocket League Update 1.96 is here, and includes some much-needed bug fixes. (Credit: Psyonix)

Season 3 is all geared up to rock our world with its Rocket League NASCAR crossover, and with it comes Rocket League Update 1.96. The preparation update for NASCAR, Rocket League Update 1.96 includes some much-wanted bug fixes, gets Rocket League ready for the NASCAR crossover, and much more! Let's take a look at the Rocket League Update 1.96 Patch Notes...

Rocket League Season 3 might be all geared up to start its highly anticipated NASCAR crossover, but it seems to only grind our gears so far. Not much new content, mostly limited-time and underwhelming crossover events, and countless bugs to content with. The new Rocket League Update 1.96 does relieve some of these issues, but it doesn't fix the problem that Rocket League Season 3 sucks more than Grandma's tomato soup...

Oh, yeah, we have a video about that. Check it out, but first check out all of our steaming hot Season 3 content, including details on the Rocket League NASCAR crossover...

Alright, let's take a quick look at the Rocket League NASCAR crossover, and then dive into the Rocket League Update 1.96 Patch Notes...

Rocket League NASCAR Crossover Event

What is the Rocket League NASCAR Event?

The Rocket League NASCAR crossover will feature the NASCAR 2021 Fan Pack, available for 2000 Rocket League Credits. The fan pack will include the NASCAR Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, and Toyota Camry, as well as a bunch of other Rocket League items and decals. Some for free, some not.

What is the Rocket League NASCAR Release Date?

The Rocket League NASCAR 2021 Fan Pack will be available from May 6 until May 12. It has been confirmed that it will then be available for select NASCAR events into the future, but for the time being, the pack will only be available during this period of time. Season 3 is beginning to seem a bit like a farce, isn't it?

Rocket League Update 1.96 Patch Notes

Alright, enough of all that. It's time to look at the changes in Rocket League Update 1.96, including all the bug fixes, adjustments, and general changes. Are you excited for patch notes? We are! Let's dive in!

Rocket League Update 1.96 Patch Notes: The Headlines

  • This update prepares Rocket League for upcoming NASCAR and Formula 1 content

Rocket League Update 1.96 Patch Notes: Changes and Updates

  • Arena Rotation Adjustments
    • Salty Shores (Night) added to the rotation in all Playlists
    • Reduced frequency of some arenas in the rotation (Wasteland, Farmstead)
    • Neon Fields and Forbidden Temple (Day) have been removed from rotation until additional revisions can be made

Rocket League Update 1.96 Patch Notes: General

  • Made it clearer which items cannot be traded to other players while on the Trade In page

Rocket League Update 1.96 Patch Notes: Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an EOS cloud sync error that was preventing some players from accessing item inventory
  • Fixed a bug causing players to join the incorrect Private Match
  • Fixed the “Add Players” pop-up that was appearing far more frequently than intended
  • Fixed appearance of Anispray Rocket Boost
  • Friends List appearance will now scale correctly with the rest of the user interface

Rocket League Update 1.96 released on May 4 at 4PM PDT / 11PM UTC. It is available on the Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Steam, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. Did you enjoy these patch notes? Well, we hope you did. Rocket League Season 3 might be a dud, but at least Update 1.96 patches a few of those nagging problems...

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