The WePlay Esports Invitational is a $100,000 Rocket League tournament with the best teams from across the world.

WePlay announced its entry into Rocket League esports with the WePlay Esports Invitational. WePlay will partner with Psyonix for the $100,000 event.

“We have no intention to stop developing: we continue to explore and discover new titles and areas of work. Rocket League has made waves among the esports community. I am sure that the WePlay Esports Invitational Featuring Rocket League will pleasantly surprise the fans of the game with what our team has in store for the event.

Eugene Luchianenco, head of esports at WePlay Esports.

WePlay has organized tournaments in multiple titles including Dota 2, CSGO . The foray into Rocket League esports has been met with a lot of excitement and anticipation. 

When does WePlay Esports Invitational take place?

WePlay Esports Invitational kicks off on September 16. It will continue for four days crowning the winner of the 19th. The English broadcast will be live from the WePlay Esports Arena Kyiv.

Participating teams and Format

“We’ve organized many memorable major events so far at WePlay Esports, and we finally have a chance to do another in Rocket League. It is a unique title with a special and passionate community behind it, and we cannot wait to show what we are capable of,” comments Anton Tokarev, lead esports manager at WePlay Esports.

There are 16 teams that are participating in the WePlay Esports Invitational. This list comprises teams from Europe, Middle East, Africa as well as North America. The tournament is spread across two regions: EMEA and North America. 

Here are the 16 teams in the WePlay Esports Invitational tournament: 


EMEA

  • Team BDS
  • Team Vitality
  • SMPR Esports
  • Vodafone Giants
  • Guild Esports
  • Karmine Group
  • Sandrock Gaming
  • Dignitas

North America

  • The General NRG
  • Team Envy
  • Spacestation Gaming
  • Rogue
  • G2 esports
  • FaZe Clan
  • Shopify Rebellion
  • Susquehanna Soniqs

Teams play each other in the double-elimination bracket where all matches are best-of-seven series. 

What is the talent lineup for WePlay Rocket League Invitational?

Here is the talent list for the WePlay Esports Invitational. 

Host:

  • Thomas “F.” Badinger.

Casters and analysts:

  • Adam “Lawler” Thornton.
  • Sean “Stax” Stackhouse.
  • Jason “SUP3RSoN1K” Burns.
  • Corey “Digital Bacon” Dyer.
  • Stephen “Tylacto” Griffin.
  • Sean “Spaceman” Rogers.

Rocket League fans can watch their favorite teams in action on Twitch and YouTube

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Rohan Samal - Eurasia Editor

Rohan Samal

Eurasia Editor | Twitter: @rohan_esports | Twitch: rohan_3105

Eurasia Editor for esports.gg. Occasional Techies player in Dota 2 (sorry!). Played Overwatch, but stopped when they added Brigitte.