General Competition Rules
Please see our GENERAL COMPETITION RULES for an all-encompassing set of terms.
No additional anti-cheat is required for official matches.
2. Match Procedure
- Playstation (PS4, PS5)
- Xbox (XB1, XBSX)
- Nintendo Switch
2.1. Series Lengths
Matches will be played in a Best of 5 Series
2.2. Game Lobby
All games will be played in a 1v1 lobby with the following settings.
- Game Mode: Stock
- Teams: Off
- Lives: 3
- Match Time: 8:00
- Gadgets: Off
- Test Features: Off
- Map: 1v1
- Region: US-East
- Friends: Off
- Clanmates: Off
- Room Number: On
- Max Players: 2
- Map Choosing: Tournament Striking
- Blind Pick: Off
2.3. Character Selection
2.3.1. Game 1
The away player will have first choice of their character, afterwards the home player will choose their character. Once a character has been selected, neither player may change to a new character before the start of the game.
2.3.2. Following Games
For games after game 1, the player who lost the previous game will have the option of changing their character. The winner of the previous game must remain on their previously chosen character.
2.4. Map Striking
During the first game of the series, the home player will strike all but three stages from the map pool. The away player will then choose from the three remaining stages. In following games, the player who lost the previous game will strike all but three stages, and the home player will select the next map from the remaining stages.
3.0. Tournament Rules
3.1. Game Connections
All players taking part in Generation Esports tournaments are required to have an active game account for the tournament they’re participating in connected to their Generations Esports account. All game connection information shown on a team’s roster must match with the accounts in game. Players using different accounts or those not officially on the roster are prohibited from playing in matches. Only one account connection is allowed per game, the use of alternate accounts is prohibited. All account connections are prohibited from being changed after the team has participated in its first match of a tournament’s regular season.
If a player’s name does not match what is shown on their roster, please reach out to a Generation Esports Administrator in the tc-brawlhalla discord channel for assistance while the game is still being played. Name discrepancy reports will not be accepted after a match has been completed.
3.1.1. Account Ownership
Game accounts used in official tournaments must belong to the student participating using that game connection. At no point in time may players share accounts with each other or use an account of another person, regardless of if they are in the tournament or not.
3.2. Match Streaming
Spectators a prohibited from being in match lobbies of official matches.
3.2.2. Player Streaming
Players may stream to their personal twitch or youtube channel if they are participating in the match. The match may only be streamed from the player’s in-game point of view and should have at least a 3 minute delay set to prevent possible incidents of stream sniping.
Players may not at any time stream another player or roster’s match on their personal channel.
4.1. Disabled Content
Any game content (Characters, Skins, Weapons, Emotes, etc) currently disabled in the Ranked or Normal game modes will be prohibited from use in official matches.
5. Stoppage of Play
Disconnections will be treated as a loss of the current game. Future games in the series will continue on as normal. A match forfeit will be issued to any player who disconnects two times during the same series.
6. Team Rosters
Brawlhalla rosters are limited to 1 player, rosters that have more than 1 player will be unable to participate in official matches until the player count on the roster is reduced to 1. No substitutions may be made at any time.