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ELEAGUE is hosting a $150,000 Rocket League tournament

Rocket League is a new title for ELEAGUE.
Overwatch Staff Reporter
Image via Psyonix

ELEAGUE is pivoting towards sports games—well, car-based sports games.

Turner and IMG's ELEAGUE will host Rocket League for its next tournament, The ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League. Partnered with developer Psyonix, the series will air on Twitch, YouTube, and TBS.

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Tournament play begins Dec. 1 at 2pm ET with an eight-team live invitational tournament. Two four-team groups will face off in a round robin–style tournament. The top two finishers in each group will move onto a single-elimination playoff bracket.

The ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League will continue into Dec. 2 and 3 at the ELEAGUE Arena at Turner Studios, both days starting at 2pm ET. Everything will be broadcast on both Twitch and YouTube. Oh, and there's a $150,000 prize pool.

TBS will air a three-episode series covering Rocket League's best teams as they head into the ELEAGUE tournament. The series premieres Dec. 1 at 10pm ET/PT on TBS, with the second and third episodes airing Dec. 8 and Dec. 15, both at 10pm ET/PT.

The Rocket League World Championship Series' fourth season is scheduled to conclude with its finals event from Nov. 11 to 12. Ten of the best Rocket League teams will compete for worldwide glory—and a $150,000 prize pool. ELEAGUE has not yet announced if any of these teams will also compete in The ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League.

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