Rocket League, Goes free-to-play from September 23rd

Psyonix, the San Diego video game developer, has announced that Rocket League is going free to play on September 23.

An update will go live on all platforms on September 16, at 9 a.m. PDT (4 p.m. UTC) to prepare Rocket League for the free to play transition. Below is a breakdown of what goes live during tomorrow’s update and what will be available when free to play launches on September 23:

September 16’s Update

  • Cross-Platform Progression Linking – Existing players will be able to link their platforms to their Epic Games Account.
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Rocket League, free-to-play transfer this summer

Psyonix, the San Diego video game developer, has announced that Rocket League is going free to play later this summer. The free to play game update will be the biggest one yet and will include major changes to the Tournaments and Challenge systems. It will also add cross-platform progression for players’ item inventory, Rocket Pass progress, and Competitive Rank, by linking to an Epic Games Account.… Read the rest

Collegiate StarLeague and TikTok Create ‘The TikTok Cup’

North American’s largest collegiate esports league, Collegiate StarLeague (CSL), announced a partnership with leading short-form video platform TikTok to create a brand new esports event, the TikTok Cup. Collegiate players will have the opportunity to compete online across four popular titles, earning their share of the $60K in prize money to support education expenses; that will be split amongst the winners.… Read the rest

HyperX Sponsors USL eCup: Rocket League Edition

HyperX announced its sponsorship of the USL eCup: Rocket League Division tournament. The tournament was launched to engage fans and create a fun online competition while live on-field matches are postponed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. HyperX will be providing Cloud Alpha S gaming headsets to each of the 32 captains representing teams from the USL Championship and USL League One.… Read the rest

Collegiate Rocket League (CRL), Teams set for Fall National Championship

After another awesome Season of Collegiate Rocket League (CRL), the Fall National Championship will be back at the Esports Stadium in Arlington, Texas on November 9. So, without further ado, let’s introduce the competitors!

The final teams are:

  • University of Akron

  • University of Arizona

  • University of North Texas

  • Northern Virginia Community College

All four of these top collegiate teams battled their way through Online Qualifiers, League Play, and the high-stakes Playoffs to book their spot at the National Championship.… Read the rest

RLCS 8 Pre-Jump: Week 2

By Ian Nowakowski

Just like a flash, Week 2 of the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) has come and gone. But, it’s left plenty to talk about in its wake! We’re here to catch you up if you missed it or to offer you a bite-sized recap to get you ready for Week 3.… Read the rest

Rocket League World Championship Season 8 Tickets

Tickets for the Season 8 Rocket League World Championship are now available and it’s your chance to catch the heart-pounding action of Rocket League Esports live and in-person! The World Championship will be held at Palacio Vistalegre in Madrid, Spain from December 13-15.

Click HERE to grab your tickets.

For this World Championship, there will be two types of tickets available.… Read the rest

ELEAGUE – Road to the Rocket League World Championship

As part of the partnership between Psyonix and ELEAGUE, a groundbreaking, six-episode series, ELEAGUE | Road to the Rocket League World Championship, will debut this Friday on TBS.

The series will blend high-octane Rocket League action with award-winning, documentary-style storytelling that takes fans behind the scenes of Rocket League Esports’ biggest tournament, the Rocket League World Championship.… Read the rest

Rocket League, Twitch Prime Content Pack

Psyonix, San Diego video game developer, in collaboration with Twitch Prime, launched the first Twitch Prime Content Pack for Rocket League.

Prime members will be able to unlock four Content Packs that feature exclusive Twitch Prime in-game items by linking their Twitch accounts to their Rocket League platform of choice. Once accounts are linked, the first Content Pack—which includes the new Nemesis Battle-Car—will unlock immediately.… Read the rest

The Rocket League World Championship Returns to Europe

The Season 8 Rocket League World Championship is headed to Europe later this year! Set for December 13-15, the best teams on the planet will be heading to the Palacio Vistalegre in Madrid, Spain to battle for glory and their shot at the title of World Champion.

More information about tickets will be announced in the coming weeks, so stay tuned to our Twitter for official updates, and make sure to tune into the first week of League Play on October 5.… Read the rest

RLCS Season 8 and the Improved Rival Series

Ian Nowakowski

The Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) is back for its eighth season! The best teams from Europe, North America, Oceania, and South America will compete for more than $1,000,000 in prizing and their shot at becoming Season 8 World Champions!

The Rival Series will also return for its fifth season, but the format is going to be a bit different from last season’s iteration.… Read the rest