Road to the VS Gaming League LAN Championship
We are a little less than 2 months away from the highly anticipated the VS Gaming League LAN Championship which will take place from 6-8 October in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Since the beginning of the year, when VS Gaming announced their roadmap to the LAN Championship, the question on many South African players’ lips was – will it be an online championship like usual, or might we actually see it hosted as a live LAN event for Rocket League? While we waited for an answer, we started slogging away in order to at least stand a chance to qualify. We knew that some other titles have their end-of-season championships at rAge, the largest computer and electronics expo in South Africa held every year in Johannesburg, and there was this hope among us that
I contacted rAge to ask about the possibility of hosting a LAN tournament for us. They were kind enough to respond with a proposal – to arrange an unofficial tournament for us and even include prizes. However, this idea incorporated the fact that every team member had to buy
Not long after this, one of the admins of VS Gaming first teased us with the possibility of having a live LAN for Rocket League at rAge, and a mere hours after this confirmed it! Everyone was ecstatic. For the first
And there you have it ladies and gents! Rocket League’s first live VS Gaming League LAN Championship will be held at rAge Johannesburg from 6-8 October 2017. After asking, hoping, and sweating for this, it has finally happened. I know some teams have been ardently preparing already and will be ready to try their best to go on and win the entire event.
To further hype this, we will do a write-up of one team every week leading up to the VS LAN of the top 8 who have qualified, starting with the 8th seeded team.
“Rocket League’s first live VS Gaming League LAN Championship will be held at rAge Johannesburg from 6-8 October 2017.”
The top 8 teams, in order of the seeding:
- Rocket Éclair
- VxP | Elem3ntriX
- red Neptune
- Dominus Venatus
- iVe-Aerial Flops
- Fortitude – Black