DREAMHACK IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PSYONIX LAUNCHES THE DREAMHACK PRO CIRCUIT FEATURING 4 MAJOR
ROCKET LEAGUE® TOURNAMENTS IN 2019
NOVEMBER 28, 2018
DreamHack, the world’s largest digital festival, furthers its esports investment, launching a new Rocket League tournament series – the DreamHack Pro Circuit – featuring four stops for 2019. With a prize pool of $100,000 per stop, DreamHack Pro Circuit is sure to attract the best teams in the world, alongside many new challengers, as each stop also features an open bracket
DreamHack has a history of producing top-tier Rocket League tournaments, including the DreamHack Atlanta Rocket League Championship in 2017 where Muffin Men secured an upset with their first LAN victory before joining Cloud9. For 2019, DreamHack is doubling down on its commitment to Rocket League, as Rocket League will become one of the primary esports DreamHack is hosting tournaments in.
“Having already hosted three international Rocket League tournaments through 2017 and 2018 we’ve seen first hand both the size and passion of the Rocket League audience,” said Michael Van Driel, Chief Product Officer at DreamHack AB. “The launch of the DreamHack Pro Circuit represents our commitment to Rocket League and we are looking forward to a big year where we can continue to innovate and create four of the most compelling Rocket League championships to date.”
“Over the past two years we have developed a strong relationship with our partners at DreamHack, and are excited to build upon that success to bring four new live championship events to the Rocket League Esports ecosystem with the introduction of the DreamHack Pro Circuit,” said Josh Watson, Esports Operations Manager, Psyonix. “The DreamHack team has continuously demonstrated that they share Psyonix’s commitment to providing top-tier products and rewarding competitive environments, and we’re looking forward to continuing to work together to make Rocket League a huge success at DreamHack in 2019!”
The first stop for DreamHack Pro Circuit in 2019 will be hosted at DreamHack Leipzig, on February 15 – 17 next year. More information on qualifiers will be released at a later date.
2019 DREAMHACK PRO CIRCUIT STOPS
DreamHack Leipzig – February 15 – 17
DreamHack Dallas – May 31 – June 2
EU Stop – To be announced [July]
NA Stop – To be announced [September]
Each stop will feature a $100,000 prize pool, a minimum of slots for 32 teams to compete, and a combination of online qualifiers, direct invitations and an onsite open bracket. More information will be released in the coming weeks as well as the additional stops.
Be sure to follow @DreamHackRL on Twitter for all the latest news about DreamHack’s Rocket League activities. Tickets for DreamHack Leipzig are already on sale and can be found at DreamHack-Leipzig.de for those interested in being a spectator at the first stop live onsite.
DreamHack is all about entertainment for the digital generation. Founded in 1994 as a BYOC LAN party, DreamHack grew over 20 years to a global phenomenon as the digital festival for today’s youth, hosted throughout Europe and North America. DreamHack festivals feature multiple esports competitions, live music, exhibitions, creative competitions, LAN party, cosplay and much more. DreamHack helped pioneer esports and continues to be one of the largest global producers of esports content. DreamHack esports broadcasts reached over 375 million views and DreamHack events welcomed over 250,000 visitors in 2017.
More information is available at dreamhack.com. DreamHack is part of leading international digital entertainment group MTG. More information at mtg.com.
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 51 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.
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