Rocket League Championship Series International Live Finals this Sunday on Twitch

Rocket League Championship Series International Live Finals this Sunday on Twitch

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SAN DIEGO, CA – August 5, 2016 – 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.

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