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Razer intends to navigate esports at SEA Video games 2021

Gaming {hardware} and esports model Razer has revealed its intention to take the main function in navigating esports on the 31st Southeast Asian Video games (SEA Video games) set to happen in Hanoi, Vietnam in 2021.

Because the official esports sponsor of earlier SEA Video games held final yr within the Philippines, the corporate has once more lobbied for the official inclusion of esports as a medaled occasion in subsequent yr’s occasion.

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The inclusion of esports within the 31st SEA Video games has now been confirmed by Xuan Cuong Nguyen, President of Vietnam Digital Sports activities and Leisure Affiliation (VIRESA): “With the overwhelming assist from Razer and federations, we’re happy to share that esports is as soon as once more a part of the SEA Video games.

“Many athletes have taken half in competitions to coach for the upcoming esports occasion, regardless of not realizing if the video games are confirmed. We’re heartened by the dedication of the athletes and can pledge to stage up esports within the area.”

Previous to affirmation, Razer has been working with regional esports federations and different business companions on varied initiatives, reminiscent of assist and coaching alternatives for esports athletes within the area. This included working with VIRESA to sponsor the Vietnam staff through the Worldwide Esports Federation Championship.

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Zuber Mohammed, Chief Advertising and marketing Officer at Razer commented: “Esports have all the time been a elementary a part of the Razer DNA. Now we have led the rally to raise esports as a recognised medal occasion on the SEA Video games in 2019 and 2021.”

With the intention to put together esports athletes worldwide for worldwide medaled occasions, the model hosts the Razer Invitational, an ongoing sequence of regional esports tournaments in South East Asia, Latin America and Europe. 

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“With esports now being confirmed as an official occasion once more for SEA Video games 2021, we stay dedicated to working along with the area’s nationwide esports federations to drive its continued growth and to organize all taking part athletes for the upcoming competitions,” concluded Mohammed. 

Esports Insider says: Efficiently pushing for the inclusion of esports in SEA Video games second time in a row, in addition to model’s assist for different esports and gaming occasions in Asia, counsel Razer’s massive dedication within the Asian esports market. It’s nice to see manufacturers contributing on such scale to the event of the esports ecosystem and the expansion of the financial system within the area. 

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