With more than $1 Million of that being set aside for prize pools. Since its debut Rocket League has garnered a fan-base in the millions and thanks to its incredible design, and how fun it is to play. Which has also led a large number of people simply watching Rocket League matches. It's one of those game that makes total sense as an esport, and in 2017 developer Psyonix is looking to expand its commitment in this area. Which includes an Oceanic region for the Rocket League Championship Series!
Great news for local players, as high-pings usually rule us out for any sort of chance. The $2.5 million will also be used across a number of endeavors, as highlighted by the list below.
More than $1 Million in total prize pools (including RLCS)
Bigger, more meaningful appearances at multiple major competitive gaming festivals
Onsite events at major gaming conventions, including PAX, SXSW, and more
Extensive funding for community-run tournaments
Expanded weekly tournament support in multiple regions, including Europe, North America, Oceania, South America, and more
A true collegiate Rocket League Esports program
A new series of tournaments for the Xbox community
An all-new weekly talk show on Twitch that covers all things 'RLCS'
A robust new esports hub on the Rocket League website
Ongoing charity tournaments
Numerous in-game esports features and enhancements