Category Archives: Rocket League

i58 caster line-up confirmed

Multiplay has announced the caster line-up for Insomnia58 at the end of the month - and it's packed full of UK talent. Tridd and LewBae will cast the £5,000 Overwatch tournament, following some commentary at MCM London Comic Con earlier this year. Established UK League of Legends talent FrozenDawn, Dezachu and Dowsey lead the League…
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Northerners and Southerners will face-off in Red Bull 5G UK eSports tournament

Red Bull has announced a new 5G UK eSports tournament with live finals taking place in November. Players will represent the North or the South across five games: League of Legends, Hearthstone, Rocket League, Project Cars and Street Fighter V. Online qualifiers start from August 29th for Project Cars, during the last day of i58. The…
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You can now support eSports News UK on Patreon

You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on crowdfunding website Patreon. If you're a fan of what we do, and would like to contribute, you will allow us to produce better content, cover more games and pay for better web hosting (which means our site won't…
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‘It’s not worth it’ – GLB owner speaks out after dropping eSports teams

It goes without saying it's not easy to set up an eSports organisation from scratch. But it seems it may be even harder for newer UK orgs to make steady progress in the face of more established competition. GLB eSports is one such organisation that have experienced this uphill battle first-hand. In the space of half a year, GLB have gone…
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i58 announces record prize pool as half of BYOC tickets remain

There will be £70,000 up for grabs across Multiplay Insomnia58's various eSports tournaments - the largest prize pot in the event's history. Elsewhere, half of the event's BYOC tickets have been sold. Multiplay previously announced i58 tournaments will include League of Legends, Rocket League, and CSGO, while Overwatch will make its Insomnia debut. It also revealed a dedicated League of Legends…
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NUEL to run university Rocket League tournaments

The National University Esports League (NUEL) is hosting its first Rocket League tournament across UK universities this summer. Signups open on July 1st and close July 21st, with the first one-day tournament getting underway on July 23rd. It will be fortnightly, with other Rocket League evenings taking place on August 6th and 20th. Matches will be 3v3.…
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MSI and Scan to host Rocket League tournament after game wins three BAFTAs

Rocket League scooped three awards at the 2016 BAFTA Games Awards yesterday - for best family, sports and multiplay game - and more eSports events for the game are getting underway in the UK. PC components maker MSI UK and retailer Scan Computers are teaming up to host a community tournament at Scan Computers in Bolton…
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i57: Belgian Rocket League team Sector One beat UK’s TCA 4-3 in final

Belgium was victorious over the UK in the Rocket League eSports tournament at Multiplay Insomnia 57 yesterday evening. Belgian side Sector One (left) beat UK team TCA (right) in the grand final, winning £1,500. TCA picked up £750, while third-placed Great British Pounding left with £500. The final was a very close match, with the…
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Halo 5 tournament added to i57 as COD competition is removed

Multiplay has announced the initial eSports tournaments it will be hosting at insomnia 57 (i57) in March. The LAN gaming festival will have a similar competitive gaming schedule to i56, with tournaments for League of Legends, CSGO and Dota 2. Each of those competitions will have £5,000 in winnings. A Rocket League tournament will have a £3,000 prize…
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