Rocket League is a vehicle-based football game developed by Psyonix in 2014. The following year the first eSports tournament was held in August 2015, and since then over $9 million have been rewarded in prize money across more than 1000 tournaments. The game has even won many awards such as the British Academy Games Award for Multiplayer. Here are some of the best eSports teams to bet on for Rocket League as of 2020.
Renault Vitality is a partnership between motorsport organisation Renault Sport, and the French eSports organisation Team Vitality. This is reflected in their entirely French roster, who have so far managed to win over $600,000 across 37 tournaments in Rocket League. Some of their achievements in 2020 include placing first at the Rocket Baguette: Summer Grand Prix, as well as the European RCLS Season 7 Finals in 2019 where they defeated FC Barcelona.
As of 2020, Team Dignitas have managed to win more than $575,000 across 28 different tournaments, which is an average of $20,000 per tournament. One of their biggest achievements was in 2020 when they placed first against the aforementioned Renault Vitality at the RCLS Season 9 in Europe, netting them just under $100,000 in prize money.
NRG eSports is an American eSports company founded by Sacramento King’s co-owners Mark Mastrov and Andy Miller in 2015. They then announced in 2016 that Alex Rodriguez, Jimmy Rollins, and Shaquille O’Neal were investing in the organisation. So far NRG have managed to accrue over $700,000 in Rocket League prize money across 55 tournaments. Their current roster consists of players GarretG, JSTN, SquishyMuffinz, JZR and Sizz as their coach. The team even have content creators such as Musty designed to grow their fanbase.
Rocket League has been an unexpected triumph in the eSports industry, which is dominated mostly by First Person Shooter games like CS GO.