The Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) has unveiled adjustments to the circuit’s layout in advance of the 2022-23 season. The upcoming season consists of adjustments to the layout in order to create year-on-year balance and dates for all tournaments taking region over the subsequent 12 months. So, what all do we know about RLCS 2022/23 so far?
In addition to a new format, Rocket League developer Psyonix has introduced a $6m (~£5.2m) prize pool that will be shared throughout three splits and the season-ending world championship.
The 2022-23 season aspects a ‘refinement’ in the present format. The upcoming season will be divided into the Fall, Winter, and Spring Splits with every one of them containing an Open, Cup, and an Invitational tournament.
Rocket League Championship Series 2022/23 (RLCS 2022/23)
Open occasions will characteristic open skills whilst cups will include a combination of qualifiers and groups with sufficient season points. Each Split is concluded with a Major the place groups can earn factors that count number in the direction of qualification to the world championship. The layout for the world championship stays unchanged from the 2021-22 season.
The 2022-23 RLCS season starts on October 7th with the North American Fall Open whilst the world championship will conclude the season in August. Prior to the beginning of the season, Psyonix entered a partnership with comfort keep chain 7-Eleven that consists of naming rights to a North American regional RLCS event.
The RLCS 2021-22 Season was the largest RLCS season yet. The title of the recreation for the RLCS 2022-23 Season is refinement and giving gamers and followers year-over-year stability. Check out what we have stored and what’s new:
- The season is divided into Fall, Winter, and Spring Splits.
- Every Split has three Regional Events. Regional Event names are now standardized and are an Open, a Cup, and an Invitational (Example: Fall Open, Fall Cup, and Fall Invitational).
- The Fall Open will have utterly Open Qualifiers to fill the sixteen reachable slots.
- For the Winter and Spring Opens, the pinnacle eight in basic factors will auto-qualify and the closing eight slots will be crammed by using Open Qualifiers.
- Each Cup will have eight groups certified with the aid of normal season points, and eight extra groups will qualify through Open Qualifiers.
- Each Invitational will discipline that region’s pinnacle sixteen groups in complete RLCS points.
- Every Split is capped with an in-person, 16-team International Major.
- The inviting shape of Majors stays the same.
- Each Split aspects a specific format.
- Teams earn factors all through Regional Events and International Majors to qualify for the Rocket League World Championship.
- The quantity of factors earned at International Majors stays closely weighted over Regional Events.
- Points have been adjusted to have decreased totals.
- To provide thinking of the change, the max quantity of factors a crew can earn (a best run via Regional Events and International Majors) is 300, versus 5262 closing season.
- Asia-Pacific North and Asia-Pacific South have been blended into a single Asia-Pacific (APAC) RLCS Region.
- Asia-Pacific (APAC): October 8-9
- Europe (EU), Oceania (OCE), South America (SAM), and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): October 14-16
- Middle-East & North Africa (MENA): October 6-8
- North America (NA): October 7-9
The Fall Cup
- APAC: October 22-23
- EU, OCE, SAM, and SSA: October 28-30
- MENA: October 20-22
- NA: October 21-23
- APAC: November 5-6
- EU, OCE, and SSA: November 11-13
- MENA: November 3-5
- NA and SAM: November 4-6
- December 8-11
- December 13, 2022 – January 8, 2023
- APAC: January 28-29
- EU, SAM, and SSA: January 27-29
- MENA: February 2-4
- NA and OCE: February 3-5
The Winter Cup
- APAC: February 11-12
- EU, SAM, and SSA: February 10-12
- MENA: February 16-18
- NA and OCE: February 17-19
- APAC: February 25-26
- EU, SAM, and SSA: February 24-26
- MENA: March 2-4
- NA and OCE: March 3-5
- April 6-9
- April 11-24
- APAC: May 13-14
- EU, SAM, and SSA: May 12-14
- MENA: May 4-6
- NA and OCE: May 5-7
The Spring Cup
- APAC: May 27-28
- EU, SAM, and SSA: May 26-28
- MENA: May 18-20
- NA and OCE: May 19-21
- APAC: June 10-11
- EU, SAM, and SSA: June 9-11
- MENA: June 1-3
- NA and OCE: June 2-4
- July 6-9
- August 4-6
- August 8-13
When and Where Can You Watch RLCS 2022/23?
The timing will be as follows:
- APAC: 7 p.m. JST (3 a.m. PT)
- EU: 3 p.m. UTC (8 a.m. PT)
- NA: 10 a.m. PT (5 p.m. UTC)
- MENA: 6 p.m. KSA (8 a.m. PT)
- OCE: 5 p.m. AEDT (11 p.m. PT)
- SAM: 4 p.m. BRT (12 p.m. PT)
- SSA: 5 p.m. SAST (8 a.m. PT)