Rocket League is a vehicle-based soccer game originally released back in 2015 by Psyonix. Since then, its various gameplay modes have gained it a large active gaming community of rocket-powered-car maniacs! Following the original release, the game also got versions for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, macOS, Linux, and most recently Nintendo Switch. This might give you a little insight into the excellent engine optimization and customization that you can expect with Psyonix's game, but more of that later on. Setting aside its ports, this big guide article is all about the original experience: playing Rocket League on PC, and aiming for smooth frame rates to maximize enjoyment of the game.

Ever since it appeared, Rocket League has received very positive reviews from its players, thanks to Psyonix's continued support for the game. And its continually high concurrent user numbers on Steam (let alone its other platforms) really reflect those circumstances.

Whether you haven't had a chance to play the game before, you're looking to update an existing PC to get the most out of the in-game visuals, or you just want to know how much of an impact each of the game's graphical settings have on performance—this guide will lead you on the right path towards an excellent Rocket League experience.

In Section 1, we discuss the official minimum and recommended specifications for Rocket League, and what kind of performance each set of specs could provide.

In Section 2, we provide four balanced example builds geared toward providing enough power to run Rocket League at 60 FPS with different resolutions (1080p, 1440p, and 4K).

Finally, in Section 3, we have put together a Rocket League graphics settings guide that will tell you what each graphics option does, and how much each of them impacts the FPS of the game.

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