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Rocket League Pros Take on the Summer X Games

Josh Watson 

|  Senior Manager, Global Esports

July 6th, 2017

This July, the best players in Rocket League join the world’s premier action sports competitors at the Summer X Games! We've teamed up with FACEIT and ESPN to bring you the FACEIT X Games Rocket League Invitational, the new esports competition taking place within X Fest in Minneapolis on July 14-16. Eight teams, four from North America and four from Europe, will battle it out in double-elimination play over three days for a cut of the $75,000 prize pool!

We're just a week away from the action and we've got all the details to get you ready for Rocket League's first-ever X Games appearance.

Who Will Be There?

The European and North American teams set to compete at the FACEIT X Games Rocket League Invitational include many of the highest-ranking teams in the Rocket League community. Let's take a look at who is set to hit the pitch:

European teams:

  • EnVyUs - remkoe, gReazymeister, Deevo
  • Flipsid3 Tactics - Kuxir97, MarkyDooda, Miztik
  • Gale Force Esports - Kaydop, ViolentPanda, TurboPolsa
  • The Leftovers - Snaski, Pwndx, Sikii

North American teams:

  • G2 Esports - Kronovi, Rizzo, JKnaps
  • NRG - Fireburner, Jacob, GarrettG
  • Rogue - Sizz, Matt, Turtle
  • Selfless - Torment, Dappur, Mijo

Broadcast Schedule

Day 1 - July 14:

  • 12:30 CDT - Live!
  • 12:45 CDT - Group A Semi Final #1 - Flipsid3 Tactics vs. Selfless
  • 13:30 CDT - Group A Semi Final #2 - Gale Force vs. G2 Esports
  • 14:15 CDT - Group A Upper Bracket Final
  • 15:00 CDT - Group B Semi Final #1 - NRG vs. The Leftovers
  • 15:45 CDT - Group B Semi Final #2 - EnVyUs vs. Rogue
  • 16:30 CDT - Group B Upper Bracket Final

Day 2 - July 15:

  • 12:30 CDT - Live!
  • 12:45 CDT - Group A Lower Bracket Match
  • 13:30 CDT - Group B Lower Bracket Match
  • 14:15 CDT - Group A Lower Bracket Final
  • 15:00 CDT - Group B Lower Bracket Final

Day 3 - July 16:

  • 12:30 CDT - Live!
  • 12:45 CDT - Semi Final #1
  • 13:45 CDT - Semi Final #2
  • 14:45 CDT - Grand Final

Where Can You Watch?

North American fans of Rocket League can watch all of the action on ESPN3, and viewers in Europe and all other regions can watch at http://gaming.youtube.com/FACEIT.

If you live near the Minneapolis area, join us for the high-octane action live in-person! Tickets to X Games Minneapolis start at $20 and are available at xgames.com/tickets. We hope to see you out there!

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