Rocket League haunted hallows update and 1.68 patch notes confirmed

Psyonix will today release their Stranger Things themed Rocket League Halloween event.

It's due to begin at 10 a.m. PDT / 5 p.m. UTC across all platforms. For anyone in the UK that's a 6pm BST start time.

It'll be strikingly similar to past in-game events which have seen players earn ‘Candy Corn’ by playing Online Matches.

In turn you'll be able to get some sweet new Stranger Things-themed items for your collection.

As if that wasn't enough, the Farmstead Arena has also been transported to the Upside Down and the new Farmstead (The Upside Down) Arena will be available in the Arena rotation for the duration of the event.

You can take a closer look on the below trailer. However, if you simply want to know whats changed with this latest update, have a look at the new patch notes underneath.


Esports Shop

  • Items for Complexity and Spacestation Gaming have been added to the Esports Shop item rotation

Monstercat (Antennae)

  • ‘Habstrakt’

  • ‘Half an Orange’

  • ‘Juelz’

  • ‘Slushii’

  • ‘Tails’

  • ‘Throttle’

  • ‘Tony Romera’


  • ‘Farmstead (The Upside Down)’ is available in all Online Playlists


Quick Play

  • A ‘Quick Play’ button has been added to the Play menu

  • Using Quick Play will automatically start a game search using the Playlists and Server Regions selected during your last play session

  • For new players, Quick Play will search for a 3v3 Standard match in the Casual Playlist using the Recommended server region

Post-Game Party Up

  • After a match ends, you can select ‘Party Up’ in the post-game menu

  • Selecting Party Up will let your teammates know you want to form a party and continue playing together

  • If a teammate chooses Party Up before you, selecting this option will add you to that player’s party

Team-Colored Boost Meter

  • This is a new option that can be toggled on and off under Options > Interface > Team-Colored Boost Meter

  • When turned on, your Boost Meter’s background color will change to your team color

  • Custom team colors are supported, as is Colorblind Mode

Refreshed News Panel

  • The News Panel has been redesigned

  • Any new news will put the News Panel in the open position when you start the game

  • You can toggle the News Panel open and closed using X (Nintendo Switch) / Triangle (PlayStation 4) / or Y (Xbox One)



  • [Farmstead] Arena framework no longer obscures view of the ball when Invisible Goalposts are enabled

  • Player Cam in Spectator Mode now works as intended

  • Fixed a stability issue with rapidly scrolling through the Preset list in the post-game lobby

  • Guardian GXT holographic trim now changes with Paint Finish

  • Fixed a bug with the Rear View Camera angle not working during Goal Replays or on Victory Screens

  • Ball indicator now works correctly on Throwback Arena

  • Animation for Special Edition Wheels no longer resets while previewing other equipped items in the Garage

  • Adjusted alignment on the ‘Plosion’ Decal for Mudcat GXT

  • Decals on the default Mudcat GXT Car Body now tied to Accent Color in Paint Finish

  • Main Menu's bottom UI no longer present in certain menus after selecting the "Open Now" option

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