The Rocket League Championship Series Season 7 is now officially in the books, and Season 8 sits eagerly on the horizon. Many have said that 2019 is a make or break year for Rocket League, and it’s only half way through. The future of Rocket League esports is no more important to anyone than it is the professionals who actually play the game. At the Season 7 World Championship many players responded to concerns about the future of the game in press conferences. In each press conference some version of these three questions came up from members of the media: 1. What do you think of Epic Games buying Psyonix? 2. What do you think about the groups and single elimination format of the World Championship? 3. What changes would you like to see in Rocket League esports?
The Game Haus’ Connor Sanders compiled the most relevant quotes from those series of press conferences to get a glimpse inside the mind of the pros and what they hope for from the developers of their esport. What Does Epic Games’ Purchase of Psyonix Mean for the Future of the Esport? “It’s basically like Psyonix on steroids. With the resources Epic has it should be pretty good, it’s still the same studio just now with the backing of Epic. I think it’s going to be good,” – Jayson “Fireburner” Nunez. “I think the whole branding of the RLCS could change a lot with Epic. The esports side specifically will undergo a lot of changes. The broadcasting side of it could improve massively. I think in the next season or two RLCS could start contending with the top tier esports,” – Euan “Tadpole” Ingram. “When it happened, I saw a lot of negative stuff on Twitter. I think most people were memeing. […]
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