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Tournaments Hotfix Releases Today
Psyonix is releasing a hotfix update today at 2PM PT to address bugs introduced with last week’s Tournaments Update.
Their highest priority is “investigating reports of new server issues.” and additional tools that help players identify troublesome servers.
As consolation, players who have signed in since the last update will receive 3 decryptors. In addition, all players will be able to participate in a double drop-rate weekend on a to-be-determined date.
For more information, read the official post.
?The Tournaments Update hotfix is coming Wednesday, April 11 at 2pm PDT (5pm EDT, 11pm CEST).
?Full details on the hotfix: https://t.co/YveVeG2I5J
?Join the hotfix conversation on our subreddit: https://t.co/9FncsBEi2b pic.twitter.com/FTth18cDYA
— Rocket League (@RocketLeague) 10. April 2018
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Mythical Esports has announced a 2 tier league for teams competiting outside of the RLCS and Rival Series. Play began last night with the first open tournament.
Upper tier teams will participate in double round-robin groups. At the end of the season, the top 4 teams of each group will continue to the playoffs, the bottom team will be relegated, and the 2nd to last team will play in a promotional playoff.
— Mythical Esports (@Mythical_Es) 10. April 2018
Lower tier teams may participate in any of 3 open tournaments, where they gain points with wins and placements. At the end of the season, the top 4 teams by points will auto promote into the upper tier. The next 4 teams will fight for a spot in the upper tier via the promotional playoff.
For more information, check out the tournament details.
D.C. Watch Party
- Calculated #3: Evil Geniuses
- Gale Force’s Turbopolsa: The Two-Time RLCS Champion Speaks
- Legacy Esports’ Cyrix on Aiming for the RLCS Finals, Growing Competitive Rocket League in Australia, and Signing for Legacy
- Meet Wheely, the quadriplegic Rocket League Streamer
- NA Power Rankings | Weeks of 3/17-3/31
- Opinion: The RLCS should double league play
- Power Rankings RS Champions
- Rocket League servers with lag during RLCS, Psyonix issues statement
- The OCE Power Rankings – 05/03 – 01/04
- Why Rocket League is the perfect esports game
- Calgary LAN by LANified!: April 21-22
- CloudFuel releases his Advanced Stats for RLCS Season 5
- Dignitas win the inaugural Proviing Grounds
- Dreamhack Summer to host a Rocket League BYOC tournament
- ESL Announce Talent for BIGEAST Invitational: Achieves and Jorby
- Rival Series offstream matches: April 9-10
- Rocket League Light-Up Clip-Ons Available
- RS Champions: South America’s largest Rocket League tournament
- WWE Items Released
- Discussions with Dazerin: Unthink
- Envy’s Waffle is the defensive anchor for his Gfinity squad
- Mccluvin: ‘We scheduled two matches on one day to hopefully carry the momentum of the first win’
- OCE Recap Week 3 – Crossing half way
- Replay Workshop: GFE vs PSG
- Will Vitality’s manager Gregan go back to casting Rocket League?
Check out /r/RocketLeagueEsports’ curated resources list for a bevy of information on the Rocket League competitive scene.
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