‘Rocket League’ is getting boosted to 120hz on PS5

Ratchet and Clank will also make their way into the game

Rocket League will be able to run at 120hz on PS5 starting on August 18, while Ratchet & Clank will also be added to the game on the same day.

Announced on the PlayStation Blog, the game will be getting a ‘video quality’ setting within the video settings menu that will let players pick between either a ‘quality’ or ‘performance’ mode.

The quality mode will feature 4K resolution at 60 FPS with HDR, which requires a HDR10 compatible display and HDMI 2.0 cable. Naturally, a 4K display is also required, with the game running at supersampled 1080p if that lower resolution display is used.

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Rocket League. Credit: Psyonix

In performance mode the game will run at 2688×1512 resolution, which is actually 70 per cent of 4K, at 120 FPS with HDR. The user interface will also run at 4K, but again, a compatible display is required, with an Ultra High Speed HDMI 2.1 cable needed this time as well.

The blog post also announced that the iconic PlayStation platforming duo Ratchet & Clank will be coming to the PS4 and PS5 versions of Rocket League on August 18. The bundle of themed items will be free, and it includes balloon toppers, a decal, and the negatorn collider boost.

Rocket League
Rocket League. Credit: Psyonix

Jeremy Dunham, the product and content strategy director at developer Psyonix said: “We’re big fans of Ratchet & Clank here at Psyonix and it’s one of PlayStation’s most iconic franchises.”

“That’s why teaming up with Insomniac to make cool content for the PlayStation community was both a thrill and a privilege to work on!” Dunham added.

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Season four of Rocket League started on August 11, and new starter and standard packs are thus available to purchase from the game’s store.

In other news, a dedicated fan has remade cult-classic The Simpsons: Hit & Run in just one week in Unreal Engine 5.

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