“This Week in Rocket League” is a weekly 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.
World Championship to London
London hosts the World Championship in early June at The Copper Box, a venue constructed for the 2012 London Olympics. Tickets go on sale soon.
|EU||1||GALE FORCE||VIOLENTPANDA / KAYDOP / TURBOPOLSA / REEPEX (S)|
|EU||2||RENAULT VITALITY||PASCHY90 / FAIRY PEAK! / FREAKII / GNAGFLOW06 (S)|
|EU||3||ENVY||REMKOE / DEEVO / EYEIGNITE / GREAZY (S)|
|EU||4||COMPLEXITY||AL0T / METSANAURIS / MOGNUS / SPEED (S)|
|NA||1||G2||KRONOVI / JKNAPS / RIZZO / SATTHEW (S)|
|NA||2||NRG||FIREBURNER / GARRETTG / JSTN / MOSES (S)|
|NA||3||CLOUD9||TORMENT / GIMMICK / SQUISHYMUFFINZ / SADJUNIOR (S)|
|NA||4||EVIL GENIUSES||CORRUPTEDG / CHROME / KLASSUX / DARKFIRE (S)|
|OCE||1||CHIEFS||JAKE / DRIPPAY / TORSOS / REQUIEM (S)|
|OCE||2||TAINTED MINDS||CJCJ / JULZ / KAMII / XKOREZ (S)|
The #RLCS Season 5 World Championship is heading to Europe!
— Rocket League Esports (@RLEsports) April 26, 2018
Promotion Tournament Weekend
The promotion tournament takes begins with North America on Saturday. CLG defend their position for the 2nd season in a row. Out of Style join them in defense, after just promoting to the RLCS last season. Allegiance want to return to RLCS after Out of Style demoted them last season. FlyQuest attempt to make their RLCS debut.
North America begins Saturday at twitch.tv/RocketLeague.
Psyonix Discusses Servers
Psyonix dropped 2 posts on servers in the past week. The 1st discussed a decline in server performance introduced with the Tournaments Update. Affected servers were updated to alleviate the decline. In the 2nd post, Psyonix announced that they have added more servers to the European and North American regions.
MLD Champions League Finals
The Aviators and Hurricanes face off Saturday for the crown of the 1st ever Champions League. The match marks the conclusion of the 6th season of MLD.
Play begins Saturday, May 5th, at 9PM ET on the MLD Network.
- Ballistix announces $3,500 European Brawl Tournament Series
- Gfinity Australia announces final teams
- Gfinity Champions Crowned
- Liquipedia Introduces Team Rankings
- Primal League Showcase Tonight
- Psyonix Meetup: May 6th
- SpaceStation win in the return of Beyond’s Monthly Series
- UNILAD Esports disbands
- Method’s Borito B: “The last few weeks have been rough”
- Live from Mannfield: “Spoiling Landon” Ft. Sunlesskhan, Lan Announcement, and More!
- Vitality’s Paschy: “Gale Force are not unstoppable”
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