Rocket League Coming To The PS5 and Xbox Series X/S! 4K, Features, HDR and More!
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Rocket League Coming To The PS5 and Xbox Series X/S! 4K, Features, HDR and More!

Nick Farrell
10 November 2020

Goal!

This is the week that gamers all over the world have been looking forward to it.

Yes, it is finally the release week of the Series X/S and the PS5.

With Microsoft's console releasing today, gamers only have to wait a few more days before the PS5.

If you are picking one of these consoles up, you are bound to revisit classic titles such as Fortnite and now Rocket League! 

Yes, you heard us right, Rocket League is making its way to next-gen consoles.

Here are all the details. 

 

Launch Title

Announced via a blog post on the Rocket League site which can be found here.

The beloved multiplayer game will be making its way over to next-gen consoles on launch day. 

The Xbox Series X|S and the PlayStation 5 are launching this week, and you can feel the excitement! We're pleased to announce that you'll be able to play and enjoy Rocket League on all the new consoles at launch, and your Rocket Pass progress and inventory will transfer to the new consoles with your Epic Games Account. Players will enjoy significantly faster load times and improved splitscreen performance on all new consoles. Plus, there are some special enhancements coming to the game later this year depending on where you're playing. Check all the enhancements for each platform below:

Yes, that means if you own an Xbox Series X/S right now, you are able to download and experience Rocket League at 4K 60 FPS, which is quite amazing.

Now that we have talked about the game's release on these consoles, let's run over some of the features announced as well. 

Xbox Series X 

For team green, here are some of the features they noted: 

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 younger sibling of the Series S will feature the following:

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 120 Hz capable display
  • HDR requires a compatible HDR10 Display and High Speed HDMI 2.0 cable (included with Xbox Series S)

PS5

Meanwhile, if you are gaming on a PS5 here is how Rocket League will run: 

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)

Goodluck on the field! 

 

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