“This Week in Rocket League” is a weekly Rocket League news report by community veteran Jasher, in which he gives the readers of Rocketeers.gg an overview on all the things that happened this week in the Rocket League scene. Make sure to check back every week to never miss Rocket League news.
Cloud9 are the new World Champions
Cloud9 stifled Dignitas on Sunday to secure the second World Championship win for North America, the latest since Kronovi and iBuyPower Cosmic won the inaugural season over two years ago. For the third time, a remkoe led team finished third. Meanwhile, Chiefs placed fourth, the highest result for an Oceanic team. Similar to last season, Evil Geniuses shook off their North American fourth seed status and finished 5-6. Lastly, for the second season in a row, G2 underperformed, going home on Day 2 with a 0-2 record.
Results and Stats
The Rest of 2018
The Season 6 Promotion Tournament takes place Saturday and Sunday.
ELEAGUE hosts ELEAGUE Cup 2 in Atlanta, Georgia November 30th – December 2nd.
Akron, Arizona, North Texas, Penn State compete in the CRL National Championship on December 8th in Arlington, Texas.
The December Renegade Cups run all month. Organizers are to-be-announced.
Rocket Pass 2, Frosty Fest, and expanded Xbox One X support release in early December.
Check out the esports subreddit resource list for information on the competitive Rocket League scene.
Follow @JasherIO for the latest updates on This Week in Rocket League!