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Rocket League Update 2.06 Patch Notes

Several new ball handling features

Update 2.06 has arrived for Rocket League and here’s the full list of changes and fixes added with this patch.

Psyonix has now released a new update for Rocket League today on all platforms. The patch should be rolling out to PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

One of the new additions to the patch is Free Play Ball Control. These features will allow you to practice your ball handling skills before you try and take people online.

Only a small number of bug fixes and known issues have been posted today. You can read the full patch note details down below.

Rocket League Update 2.06 Patch Notes

Free Play Ball Control

  • New ball controls are now available in Free Play
  • We want to thank everyone who contributes to BakkesMod and their hard work for inspiring this feature addition
  • You can now control the ball in five different ways with the push of a button:
  • Take Possession: Places the ball in front of your car
  • Start Dribble: Places the ball on the hood of your car
  • Pass Ball: Sends the ball towards your car
  • Sometimes the pass will be just left or right of your car, depending on the angle and position, so heads up!
  • Launch Ball: Behaves similarly to tip-off in Hoops
  • Defend Shot: Shoots the ball towards the closest goal
  • These new controls can be used together
  • Example: You can use Launch Ball to send it high, then Defend Shot to mimic a shot from the ceiling or high up on the wall
  • Ball Reset continues to work as before (return to the kickoff position)
  • Defend Shot and Pass Ball don’t always work as intended in some arenas and modes, including:
  • Double Goals (Rocket Labs)
  • Utopia Retro (Rocket Labs)
  • Dropshot
  • Hoops
  • Nintendo Switch] When using a single Joy-Con for controls, Free Play Ball Control is disabled


-Fixed the appearance of several Decals including Leviathan, Chameleon, and Trigon
-Fixed a bug causing Esports Shop Decals to cover trim on Painted Car Bodies
-Fixed a bug with the News Panel


-The ‘Goop XS’ and ‘Goop SE’ Decals appear as placeholder textures
-For a complete list of Known Issues in Rocket League, please visit our Known Issues blog

The information posted above originally comes from the game’s official website. Rocket League is out now for the PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch platforms.

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