Air Force Gaming (AFG) announced it is taking the United States Military’s first official intramural esports league global. Housed under the Air Force Services Center, AFG is focused on supporting the Department of the Air Force’s resiliency and retention efforts by bringing Airmen and Guardians (servicemen and women who serve in the Space Force) together through community experiences and competitive leagues.… Read the rest
Global esports organization Gen.G and the University of Kentucky (UK) announced that the two will join forces for a ‘University of Kentucky Esports Invitational’ as part of their ongoing partnership. Gen.G and UK have invited its athletic rivals to compete on March 12-14, 2021 in League of Legends, Valorant and Rocket League that will be streamed on twitch.tv/universityofky… Read the rest
What you can expect from the RLCS X Spring Split.
The Spring Split brings a new challenge for pros to conquer. First was the Swiss format in the Fall Split. Next was the Winter Split’s Double-Elimination format. Now, the Spring Split brings a 20-team format for teams to master. It’s a blend of Round-Robin Group Play, a double-elimination bracket where some teams are seeded directly into the Lower Bracket (we call this the Knockout Gauntlet), and, finally, a single-elimination bracket.… Read the rest
Psyonix, in partnership with the National Football League (NFL), announced that the NFL Fan Pack is available in Rocket League!
The NFL Fan Pack will feature Octane Decals of all 32 teams in the NFL and will be available for 800 Credits from December 17 until December 28 in the Item Shop.… Read the rest
Generation Esports (GenE) announced that registration to the 2021 Winter Challenge seasonal gaming tournament from the High School Esports League (HSEL) — North America’s largest competitive gaming organization for high schools — is now open to high school students nationwide. This January, high school esports clubs will compete for college scholarships and real-world prizes from top gaming brands, like ASUS, by mastering a variety of game genres.… Read the rest
Guild Esports announced the launch of Guild branded decals in Rocket League.
Aspiring pros and Rocket League fans will be able to head to the game’s dedicated esports shop and customize their vehicles with the distinctive Guild branding, to become part of one of the fastest-growing communities in the industry. Guild’s decals, for the Octane and Dominus vehicle types, will be available to purchase today for 300 eSport coins.… Read the rest
Schools and colleges have another chance to take part in the ongoing British Esports Championships, a series of competitive video game tournaments for students aged 12+ across the UK with rising viewer numbers.
Psyonix announced that Rocket League’s Season 2 will go live on December 9. The next season is a celebration of music that will introduce a new customization option called Player Anthems, new songs and content from Grammy-nominated EDM artist Kaskade through a partnership with Monstercat, a new Rocket Pass, a new Arena, and more!… Read the rest
The British Esports Association has announced an annual competition for colleges across Scotland, in partnership with the College Development Network and Rocket Kingdom TV.
The Scottish College Cup will take place on Saturday November 28th and Sunday 29th, allowing college pupils in Scotland to compete for the title of the best student Rocket League team in the country.… Read the rest
Guild Esports has confirmed they have signed David ‘Deevo’ Morrow to complete their professional Rocket League team roster heading into the RLCS X Winter Split.
This comes as part of Guild’s various tryouts during the trade window and the team feeling very confident that Deevo was the best fit for the team to go onto achieve their ambitions of winning a Major.… Read the rest
Psyonix, San Diego video game developer, announced that Ghostbusters will headline the upcoming Rocket League Haunted Hallows Event starting October 20 on all platforms! The in-game event will feature Event Challenges that unlock Ghostbusters-themed items and two Limited Time Modes.
Haunted Hallows will begin on October 20 and end on November 2.… Read the rest
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.
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
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 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