Razer and Super Evil Megacorp announce strategic partnership

Super Evil Megacorp, the mobile game developer behind Vainglory has announced a strategic partnership with Razer, the lifestyle brand for gamers. The partnership will see the two work together to further advance mobile esports and it follows the recent launch of the Razer phone.

Cloud9; Vainglory; Ravi Lakhani
Cloud9 lifting the Unified Western Championship trophy (Credit: Ravi Lakhani/Super Evil Mega Co)

The two companies collaborated for the launch of the Razer Phone in the UK, San Francisco and at DreamHack Winter 2017 in Sweden. The partnership will see a Vainglory event held at the Microsoft Store in New York City, and Razer will now be the title sponsor of the Vainglory World Championship in Singapore. 

The Vainglory World Championship is edging ever closer, and will take place at the Kallang Theater in Singapore between the 14th and 17th December and will feature the twelve best Vainglory teams in the world battling it for superiority. Singapore will be a fitting host as it’s where Vainglory’s alpha was first launched and is home to Razer’s Co-Founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan. 

The World Championship will also showcase for the first time Vainglory’s 5 versus 5 mode which has been eagerly anticipated by the community for quite some time. 

“Super Evil Megacorp and Razer share the same fundamental belief, that gamers are gamers no matter the device they play on, and deserve the best experience that technology has to offer,” said Kristian Segerstrale, CEO of Super Evil Megacorp. “We’re honored to partner with Razer at a very exciting time, to further advance our mission to bring the best gaming experience possible on mobile devices.”

“With a 120 Hz UltraMotion™ display and Dolby Atmos® and THX®-certified audio hardware, Razer Phone was perfected for playing Vainglory on-the-go,” says Min-Liang Tan, CEO and co-founder of Razer. “We are incredibly happy to support Super Evil Megacorp with the only smartphone that can handle the maxed framerates and audio capabilities of Vainglory, their mobile MOBA played by gamers all over the world.”

Esports Insider says: Congratulations to both Super Evil and Razer on what we’re sure will be a fruitful partnership. We look forward to seeing a first glance at the five versus five mode.