With the September Autumn Update, Psyonix announced that limited-time events would release unique event items. The event system premiered with October’s Halloween-themed Haunted Hallows event. Yesterday, the Christmas-themed Frosty Fest event began. For a full list of painted Secret Santa items, see /u/masterpie102’s post.
After last year’s successful Dreamhack Summer and Atlanta events, Dreamhack is investing into Rocket League Esports again in January. The Dreamhack Leipzig will feature a $50,000 prize pool, 4 invited teams, 4 expenses paid qualifier spots, and 24 open spots. Expenses paid qualifier spots will be acquirable in European and North American online qualifiers. For more information, read Dreamhack’s official announcement.
Over Saturday and Sunday, the 8 best collegiate Rocket League teams in North America competed in the Collegiate Rocket League (CRL) National Championship. To catch up on the action, watch the Day 1 and Day 2 VODs. For information on results (spoilers ahead), see the thread and bracket.
Season 2 of the Gfinity Elite Series concluded on Saturday by crowning a champion from their playoff participants: Endpoint (Season 1 Champions), Reason, Method, and Prophecy. For more information (spoilers ahead), see Octane’s article.
In the week’s sad news, RLCS Overtime has been cancelled. Tomorrow’s episode will be the last and will feature highlights from previous episodes.
Last week ClayX and Sharrieff qualified for The Twelve Titans in the League of Rockets qualifiers. Yesterday, the League of Rockets announced the other 10 participants. For more information, see Octane’s article.
Hollywood Hammers (Halcyon, Memory, Vince), Prem, Tylacto, and Lawler teamed up with Minor League Doubles (MLD) amateur players for a Toys for Tots charity ProAm. With their help, MLD raised over $1,000 for the Toys For Tots charity campaign on Sunday.
Over the past year and a half Pro Rivalry League’s (PRL) audience has rapidly expanded, garnering over 10K Twitter followers and 40K Twitch followers. With this growing expansion, PRL has decided to rebrand itself as Rival Esports in order to express what their “organization is truly about.”
Beyond’s monthly $1,000 #Astronauts tourney is next Monday. For registration, see their site.
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