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Rocket League Season 9 is out now: Full patch notes

Danyal Arabi

Rocket League Season 9 is out now: Full patch notes

Rocket League has entered a brand new season and players can drop into it right now. Themed around ice and fire, the new season incorporates a reworked arena and a unique evolving car. Alongside bug fixes, making a return from 2017’s Dragon Banner Season Rewards are the Ice Drake and Fire Drake Player Banners. Here’s everything new in the update

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Complete Rocket League Season 9 patch notes


  • Season 9 Rocket Pass, featuring the Emperor car, has begun
  • The new ‘Forbidden Temple (Fire & Ice)’ Arena is live in Online Playlists, Private Matches, Exhibition Matches, and Free Play
  • Season 8 Rewards are dropping for all eligible players

Rocket Pass

  • Season 9 Rocket Pass, featuring the Emperor car, has begun
    • Emperor uses the Breakout hitbox


  • Season 9 Tournaments are now available
  • Any unspent Season 8 Tournament Credits automatically convert into rewards
    • Tournament Credits have converted to the highest level reward you are capable of earning based on your Tournament Rank and the amount of Tournament Credits you have remaining
    • Every player who played in at least one tournament this season will receive one All-Star cup
  • New Tournament Reward items have been added


  • Season 9 Stage 1 Challenges are live


  • Season 9 Competitive has started
  • Season 9 Changes
    • Similar to previous seasons, a soft reset has been applied to all Competitive Playlists



New Arena Variant

  • The new Arena ‘Forbidden Temple (Fire & Ice)’ is now available

Season 8 Competitive Rewards

  • Season 8 Competitive has ended. Season Reward Items and Titles will be awarded for your highest Rank achieved during the season, and successful completion of the appropriate Season Reward Levels.
  • Season 8 Rewards are non-tradable Player Banners
    • Bronze I or higher: ‘S8 – Bronze’ Player Banner
    • Silver I or higher: ‘S8 –  Silver’ Player Banner + lower rewards
    • Gold I or higher: ‘S8 – Gold’ Player Banner + lower rewards
    • Platinum I or higher: ‘S8 – Platinum’ Player Banner + lower rewards
    • Diamond I or higher: ‘S8 – Diamond’ Player Banner + lower rewards
    • Champion I or higher: ‘S8 – Champion’ Player Banner + lower rewards
    • Grand Champion I: ‘S8 – Grand Champion’ Player Banner + lower rewards
    • Supersonic Legend: ‘S8 – Supersonic Legend’ Player Banner + lower rewards
  • Grand Champion Titles (in Crimson text)
    • Competitive Grand Champion: ‘S8 GRAND CHAMPION’
    • Rumble Grand Champion: ‘S8 RNG CHAMP’
    • Hoops Grand Champion: ‘S8 DUNK MASTER’
    • Snow Day Grand Champion: ‘S8 BLIZZARD WIZARD’
    • Dropshot Grand Champion: ‘S8 FLOOR DESTROYER’
  • Supersonic Legend Titles (in Titanium White text)
    • Competitive Supersonic Legend: ‘S8 SUPERSONIC LEGEND’
    • Rumble Supersonic Legend: ‘S8 RNGENIUS’
    • Hoops Supersonic Legend: ‘S8 LEGENDARY BALLER’
    • Snow Day Supersonic Legend: ‘S8 ICE TITAN’
    • Dropshot Supersonic Legend: ‘S8 TILE ANNIHILATOR’



  • Retired the “PsyNet” default avatar icon
    • This is replaced on all platforms with the blank headshot avatar
  • Quick Chat: Added “Allow Quick Chat with Friends Only” option
    • This was included in update v2.23 but we forgot to add it to the patch notes. Wow! Sorry! No problem.

The update is out now on Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Steam, Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.

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Danyal Arabi

Danyal Arabi


Danyal Arabi is an Esports writer and Editor at The SportsRush. With a vested interest in computers since an early age he has managed to sink more than 4000 hours into CS: GO over the years. As a Deus Ex enjoyer and fan of the earlier Assassin's Creeds, narrative-driven games have taken much of his time. Being a 2D fighter enthusiast across franchises like Injustice, Mortal Kombat, and Street Fighter, a fair few controllers have been sacrificed in his pursuit to win. Apart from all things gaming, Danyal enjoys motorsport, bowling, and spending weekends with his pals over good food and banter.

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