“This Week in Rocket League” is a weekly news report by community veteran Jasher. In his news reports Jasher gives you an overview on all the things that happened this week in the Rocket League scene. He provides you with links to community podcasts and tells you what events are hot right now. Make sure to check back every week to never miss another Rocket League news.
DC Super Heroes and Future Updates
The DC Super Heroes DLC Pack dropped this week in the latest patch (v1.42). For $3.99 USD, players receive The Dark Knight Rises Tumbler, the ’89 Batmobile, and numerous DC Comics themed items.
Similar to the Autumn and Winter seasonal events, the next item on Psyonix’s roadmap is the Spring seasonal event. Other than the event starting in March, details for it are scarce, so expect an announcement on the start date and themed items soon.
Following the seasonal event, the Spring feature update will release in March or April, which includes Touraments, Rocket League Radio, and more…
RLCS Season 5 Talent
Featuring many familiar faces from previous seasons, RLEsports announced the official talent lineup for RLCS Season 5.
- Host: Alex “Axeltoss” Rodriguez
- Analyst: Mike “Quinn Lobdell” Behrouzi
- Analyst: Kevin “FindableCarpet” Brown
- Analyst: Randy “Gibbs” Gibbons
- Analyst: Callum “Mega Shogun” Kier
- Analyst: Caleb “WavePunk” Simmons
- Analyst: Adam “Lawler” Thornton
- Analyst: James “Jamesbot” Villar
Rival Series Play-In
The past month teams have competed in open qualifiers for 1 of 128 spots in the Rival Series Play-In. This weekend those 128 teams will battle it out for 4 Rival Series spots.
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Gfinity Elite Series
Last Tuesday Elite Series organizations publicized their rosters for the Season 3. This weekend the Elite Series teams will open Season 3 with Week 1 fixtures:
- Vitality vs Nordavind
- Hashtag vs Envy
- Unilad vs Method
- Epsilon vs Ares
Catch all of the matches at .tv/GfinityTV on Saturday at 10AM-2PM GMT!
Oceania’s premier tournament series begins Saturday with a play-in for the upcoming season. 16 teams will vie for 6 spots and the opportunity to join Tainted Minds and 3-time Champions Chiefs in Season 5 league play.
Play starts Sunday at 11AM AET on .tv/ThrowdownTV!
- 5 Rocket League teams to watch in 2018
- European RLCS offseason recap
- How to master 1v1 games explained by FairyPeak
- Interview with EyeIgnite: “We have to find the right groove”
- Should non-standard maps be reintroduced?
- The Tadpole Unilad Upset: “Within 30 seconds everything had changed”
- Why Reason Gaming are out of Gfinity Elite Series
- Complexity signs the ex-Method roster
- Calgary, Alberta 3v3 RL Tournament @LAN, Apr 2018, $1000
- JKnaps wins the Redbull Esports Player of the Month Award
- Live from Mannfield to be streamed on Twitch
- Rival Esports moves to monthlies
- Rocket Hocket League Championship – March 11th, 18th
- Splyce officially announces their 2018 Rocket League roster
- Discussions with Dazerin ft. Shogun: Rocket League Casting
- Full Throttle Ep. 3: RLRS Qualifiers, Throwdown Qualifiers, Gfinity Elite Series
Check out /r/RocketLeagueEsports’ curated resources list for a bevy of information on the Rocket League competitive scene.
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