Indie developer and publisher Psyonix have announced they will be bringing Rocket League Championship Series back for a second season via Twitch. As the world’s leading social platform and gaming community, Twitch will once again host the tournament, with interested players able to register to win the championship title.
With a grand prize pool of over $250,000, the new season will take place over the course of three months. The debut series was a massive success overall, featuring over 20,000 competitors across 6,100 teams. This attracted an audience of nearly 2.3 million viewers over the course of the season, with over a million viewers tuning in the final to see iBUYPOWER Cosmic triumph to win the first ever Rocket League world championship.
“RLCS Season 2 is going to be awesome,” declared Psyonix Vice President Jeremy Dunham. “We learned a lot from Season 1 and so did our players, and we can’t wait to apply that knowledge to the next competition. Our newer, more simplified format and bigger prize pools are a reflection of what our viewers, pros, and community have been asking for, and we’re incredibly proud to give it to them.”
All matches in the Rocket League Championship Series will be broadcast exclusively on Twitch, so be sure to head over to the official channel for all the action.