Rocket League Will Be Xbox One X Enhanced in December

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Rocket League Will Be Xbox One X Enhanced in December
  • 4K HDR at 60fps on Xbox One X in December
  • Supersampling advantage for those with 1080p displays
  • Update rolls out December 3 at 11:30pm IST

Rocket League will join the list of titles that are ‘Xbox One X Enhanced' with its December update, developer Psyonix announced Tuesday. That means Rocket League players on Xbox One X will be able to enjoy the fast-moving football-meets-racing title in native 4K resolution with HDR (high dynamic range) support at 60 frames per second, as long as they have a compatible 4K television. Those with full-HD 1080p TVs can make use of Xbox One X's supersampling techniques for better fidelity and graphics.

The December update for Rocket League will begin roll out across all platforms — PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch — on December 3 at 11:30pm IST (10am PST / 6pm UTC). Psyonix notes the rollout is dependent on first-party certification, in that Sony, Microsoft, Valve and Nintendo need to sign off on the update, which could delay the update for some.

Beyond the Xbox One X improvements, the December update for Rocket League also brings leaderboards for Ranked Extra Modes, alterations to the XP/ Progression system that include additional ‘Weekly Win Bonuses', an all-new ‘Rocket League x Monstercat Vol. 5' EP, and new community flags for ‘Extra Life', ‘Speedy', and a third yet to be revealed, among others.

Rocket League has been ‘PS4 Pro Enhanced' since February last year and has supported 4K resolution and 60fps on PCs for a while now. It's unclear what's behind the delay for Xbox One X update. Psyonix has also been facing some trouble in building out the cross-platform parties feature, which has been repeatedly delayed.

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Akhil Arora covers entertainment for Gadgets 360, interviewing stars such as Christian Bale and Anurag Kashyap, covering series premieres, product and service launches across the globe, and looking at American blockbusters and Indian dramas from a global socio-political and feminist perspective. As a Rotten Tomatoes-certified film critic, Akhil has reviewed over 150 movies and TV shows in over half a decade at Gadgets 360. When he is not completely caught up with new film and TV releases, Akhil ...More
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