Philadelphia, PA — June 10, 2021— Nerd Street, the national esports infrastructure company announced today a partnership with Razer, the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers. This partnership secures Razer as the peripheral partner for Nerd Street’s prestigious VALORANT Summer Championships and all of the monthly qualifiers leading up to the event.
With a focus on creating competitive opportunities in esports, this tournament will allow rising VALORANT players to come together and compete for one of the highest prize pots in the amateur scene.
“Our VALORANT Summer Championship will be one of our biggest events of the year and we are proud to have Razer be part of the tournament,” said John Fazio, CEO of Nerd Street Gamers. “Razer shares our passion for providing opportunity and accessibility to gamers everywhere so we're excited at what this partnership will bring our consumers.”
The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos in the global gaming and esports communities. With a fan base that spans every continent, Razer has designed and built the world’s largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software and services. Razer has been instrumental in bringing more widespread recognition for esports by getting it included in the 2019 and 2021 SEA Games. The company is also focused on creating an inclusive esports environment and a global platform for emerging esports athletes to compete and showcase their prowess through the global Razer Invitational tournament series.
“VALORANT is shaping up to be one of the most popular titles in esports.” said Khang Thai, Senior Global Esports Lead at Razer. “We at Razer believe that esports is for everyone in the community and are extremely happy to work with Nerd Street Gamers on providing a platform for players to come together to compete.”
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About Nerd Street Gamers
Nerd Street Gamers (Nerd Street) is a national network of esports facilities and events dedicated to powering competitive opportunities for gamers. The company promotes greater access to the esports industry, laying a national framework for esports talent development and high-quality gaming tournaments. Nerd Street has received backing from Five Below, Comcast Spectacor, SeventySix Capital, Elevate Ventures, angel investor George Miller, and Founders Fund.
Razer™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.
The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos in the global gaming and esports communities. With a fan base that spans every continent, the company has designed and built the world’s largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software and services.
Razer’s award-winning hardware includes high-performance gaming peripherals and Blade gaming laptops.
Razer’s software platform, with over 125 million users, includes Razer Synapse (an Internet of Things platform), Razer Chroma RGB (a proprietary RGB lighting technology system supporting thousands of devices and hundreds of games/apps), and Razer Cortex (a game optimizer and launcher).
Razer also offers payment services for gamers, youth, millennials and Gen Z. Razer Gold is one of the world’s largest game payment services, and Razer Fintech provides fintech services in emerging markets.
Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in Irvine (California) and Singapore, Razer has 17 offices worldwide and is recognized as the leading brand for gamers in the USA, Europe and China. Razer is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1337).