This Week in Rocket League

Rival Series Kicks Off Saturday

August 8, 2018 - 20:12
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Rival Series Kicks Off Saturday

Season 6 of RLCS begins Saturday with the first of four Rival Series qualifiers. 32 teams advance from each qualifier to a 128 team play-in bracket. From there, 4 teams from Europe and 6 teams from North America advance to the Rival Series. CloudFuel has compiled a list of notable teams to keep an eye during the qualifiers and play-in.

Players have several opportunities to prepare for the play-in bracket over the next month:

Region Date Event
EU Aug 6-11 The Play
NA Aug 16-19 Summer Open
NA Aug 20 Astronauts








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