Razer enlists top esports team to show off its pro-grade gaming peripherals
Razer is making a giant transfer within the esports world by hooking up with some of the well-known professional groups round: Evil Geniuses.
In addition to having a terrific identify (or no less than we expect so), Evil Geniuses (EG) has a considerable fan base, together with a substantial and prolonged pedigree, having been lively since 1999, no much less. The squad is a extremely profitable outfit, being the second-highest incomes esports staff on the planet (in response to the stats stored by Esportsearnings.com, EG is simply behind Staff Liquid).
On this freshly introduced partnership, Evil Geniuses at the moment are a part of Staff Razer, and naturally which means that EG will probably be utilizing Razer’s gaming peripherals together with keyboards and mice (to not point out mouse mats), in addition to headsets, in tournaments (and coaching) for the subsequent two years.
Evil Geniuses has had appreciable success in Dota 2 and Name of Obligation, amongst many different esports titles.
EG has simply certified for The Worldwide Dota 2 Championships, to nobody’s shock, and the staff has beforehand gained that main event in 2015, and took third place in each different 12 months going again to 2014 (save for an uncharacteristic slip down the rankings to tenth place in 2017).
The EG Dota 2 squad has some huge names within the type of Arteezy (Artour Babaev) and SumaiL (Syed Sumail Hassan). The latter grew to become the youngest participant ever to exceed one million bucks when it comes to esports winnings aged simply 16.
Phillip Aram, COO of Evil Geniuses, commented: “Razer’s high-performance gaming devices are top-tier and give our players a new performance edge. Razer is the perfect brand with which to enjoy continued success and to compete for a repeat win at The International.”