Rocket League's "Checking Privileges" loading error is one of many persistent problems plaguing the game since September's free to play update.
Many players that feared Rocket League going free to play would result in a cheapened experience are already being validated. Users are experiencing issues at an alarming rate. Errors like "Call Limit Reached", "Activate Not Working" and more have been occurring constantly. These error codes have been in the game forever, but they seem to be popping up more now than ever.
Another one that players have been running into this week is "Checking Privileges," which often results in players being stuck on a loading screen.
Rocket League Checking Privileges One of Many Persistent Problems Since F2P Update
The "Checking Privileges" loading error typically happens when a user is attempting to view a menu that displays inventory tied to their account. Here, Rocket League's servers are verifying the account's identity and checking for what items the acc. What often happens is the game will get stuck here, forcing players to reboot the game. There isn't currently a guaranteed fix.
Perhaps Rocket League is experiencing such a multitude of issues because of the influx of new players brought in with the latest update. Still, players hope that Psyonix tightens things up soon.