Dates: January 26-28
Location: Leipzig, Germany
In the European Qualifier, Flipsid3 Tactics and Guess Who? acquired expenses paid trips to DreamHack Leipzig by winning the upper and lower brackets respectively. Surprising many, Veritas eliminated exceL, Fnatic, and Team Secret before taking a heart-breaking loss to Guess Who? in the lower finals.
In the North American Qualifier, NRG and The D00ds won trips to DreamHack Leipzig by winning the upper and lower brackets respectively. Unfortunately Ralph is unable to attend, so Allegiance's Allushin will fill in for Ralph in Leipzig.
- "Breathing Underwater" is being added to the main menu playlist.
- Community Spotlight: In the Year to Come
- Rocket League Collector's Edition released on Nintendo Switch today
The Hyper Cup will likely be the last warm-up tournament for European teams before they attend DreamHack Leipzig. The main event will include 8 invited teams and 8 teams who acquired spots through the Saturday qualifiers.
- exceL Esports
- Flipsid3 Tactics
- Gale Force Esports
- PSG Esports
- Team Secret
Over the last 2 weeks, North American teams have battled in the Ting Open Qualifiers for spots in the February Grand Finals.
- Cloud9 and eQuinox qualified for the Grand Finals from the 1st qualifier.
- Applesauce and FlyQuest qualified for the Grand Finals from the 2nd qualifier.
The next 2 Tuesdays European teams will play for final 4 Grand Final spots. Make sure to tune in next Tuesday as Gibbs and Shogun present the first European Ting Open Qualifier on twitch.tv/Axeltoss!
/u/Slokh has been hard at work on additional features to Octane, including:
- Event filters
- Tournament merging of events
- Upcoming events
- Discussions with Dazerin Launches
- MLD Season 6 Week 2 Power Rankings
- Orphic FC $300 2v2 - Online, January 20th
- RLCD announces AMAs with miztik and Sebadam
- RSC Championship
- Sol League Season 2 presented by Nexus Gaming
- Throwdown Cup
- A look at the current longest-standing duos
Elo Analysis by /u/Teddworth:
- Jacob and Markydooda: Comparable Careers
- Interview: Continuum's Career and Retirement
RLCS Kickoff Analysis S2-S4:
- Rocket League's Last Original Power Duos Just Split Up
- SSX Creator Thinks Rocket League is a Successor to EA Sports BIG
- Transcript of Turbopolsa's AMA with RLCD
Check out /r/RocketLeagueEsports' curated resources list for a bevy of information on the Rocket League competitive scene.
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