Rocket League Championship Series International Live Finals Happen This Weekend on Twitch
Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix, and world-renowned social video platform, Twitch, the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers, invite their fans to tune in to Twitch.TV/RocketLeague on Saturday and Sunday, August 6-7 at 10am PDT, LIVE from the Avalon Hollywood for the Rocket League Championship Series Season 1 International Finals.
With a $55,000 prize pool at stake, the eight best Rocket League® teams from Europe and North America will battle it out to prove who’s the best once and for all! The four competing teams from North America are Exodus, Genesis, iBuyPower Cosmic, and Kings of Urban, while Europe is represented by Flipsid3 Tactics, The Flying Dutchmen, Mock-it eSports EU, and Northern Gaming. As an added treat, Psyonix will also take the stage on Sunday at approximately 12 pm PDT to make a special announcement!
Here’s the weekend’s complete agenda (all times listed are Pacific time zone and approximations based on expected run-time):
Saturday, August 6
- 10 am – Broadcast Begins
- 10:15 am – Northern Gaming vs Genesis
- 11 am – Exodus vs. Mock-it eSports EU
- 12 pm – Kings of Urban vs. The Flying Dutchmen
- 1 pm – Flipsid3 Tactics vs. iBuyPower Cosmic
- 2 pm – Resulting matches begin to play out
- 7 pm – Show closes
Sunday, August 7
- 10 am – Broadcast Begins
- 10:15 am – First Matches
- 12 pm – Rocket League special world premiere announcement
- 12:15 pm – Matches continue all day
- 4 pm – Grand Finals followed by trophy ceremony
About Rocket League
Winner or nominee of more than 150 “Game of the Year” awards, Rocket League® is one of the most critically-acclaimed sports games of a generation. Boasting a community of more than 19 million players, Rocket League® is a high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem that offers easy-to-understand controls and fluid, physics-driven competition. Available digitally on Xbox One, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC via Steam, Rocket League® includes more than 100 billion possible customization combinations, a fully-featured offline season mode, multiple game types, casual and competitive online matches, and special “Mutators” that let you change the rules entirely.
Based in San Diego, CA, Psyonix is a critically-acclaimed independent video game developer and leading experts in Unreal Engine technology. For more than a decade, the studio has been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III, Unreal Tournament 2004, and the award-winning Sports-Action hit, Rocket League®. For more information, visit www.psyonix.com.
Twitch is the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers. Each month, more than 100 million community members gather to watch and talk about video games with more than 1.7 million broadcasters. Twitch’s video platform is the backbone of both live and on-demand distribution for the entire video game ecosystem. This includes game developers, publishers, media outlets, events, user generated content, and the entire esports scene. Twitch also features Twitch Creative, a category devoted to artists and the creative process. For more information about Twitch, visit the official website and blog.