Esports 101: Rocket League to Feature & Celebrate One of World’s Fastest-Growing Esports Ahead of Upcoming TBS Series on ELEAGUE’s Recent Tournament
Turner & IMG’s ELEAGUE, in partnership with Psyonix, will feature Rocket League – the high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem – in a one-hour special premiering Friday, Dec. 7, at 11 p.m. ET/PT on TBS. ELEAGUE’s Esports 101: Rocket League will take viewers through the fast-paced game’s professional landscape, including its cars, offensive and defensive strategies, tournaments, players, teams and more.
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The latest Esports 101 special will prime fans with everything they need to know about Rocket League, in advance of ELEAGUE’s three-part feature series – which will showcase the best moments from its recent ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League 2018 – set to debut Friday, Dec. 14, at 11 p.m. ET/PT on TBS. Esports 101: Rocket League and the series to follow are hosted by Alex “Machine” Richardson and feature commentary from an expert panel of Rocket League influencers.
Esports 101: Rocket League is the third edition of ELEAGUE’s popular Esports 101 franchise, which also includes episodes about Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends.
ELEAGUE – formed in partnership between Turner and IMG in 2016 – is a premium esports content and live tournament brand that has aligned with some of the most popular titles in the business through its first two years: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – including the hosting of two Major Championships – League of Legends, Overwatch®, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Street Fighter® V: Arcade Edition, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Dota 2, Injustice 2, Rocket League, TEKKEN® 7 and Formula E. With a focus on innovative production capabilities, storytelling and exploring compelling narratives surrounding star teams and players, ELEAGUE has generated record levels of engagement with its content and positive reaction throughout the esports community.
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 our generation. Boasting a community of more than 52 million players, Rocket League is a high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem with easy-to-understand controls and fluid, physics-driven competition. Available on Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Windows PC, Mac, and SteamOS via Steam, Rocket League includes more than 500 trillion 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.
To learn more about Rocket League, please visit www.RocketLeague.com, "Like" it on Facebook, and follow it on Twitter @RocketLeague for all the latest developer updates and news.
Based in San Diego, CA, Psyonix is a critically-acclaimed independent video game developer and leading experts in Unreal Engine technology. For more than 15 years, 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®.
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