Rocket League has seen a significant boost in its player base and popularity. The Football with Cars game has been extremely popular since its launch. Despite being turned down by several publishers, Psyonix stood their ground and ultimately released their hugely popular game Rocket League.
The developers have been hands on with the feedback from the community. They have maintained their communication lines open with the community. We have seen some exceptional development work by Psyonix which is a testament to their ability to connect with their players.
They wanted to develop Rocket League as an esports. With that in mind, they have released a game plan for 2017. They will focus on bringing in more maturity and a stable scene for Rocket League in 2017.
- 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
According to them, this is just one step in the various steps planned for Rocket League. If that is the case, we are definitely excited about the turn of events. Let us know what you think in Comments.