Razer has teamed up with Samsung Electronics and SISTIC to elevate the inaugural Razer SEA Invitational 2020 to new heights! Esports will be heating up in the region, seeing 10 countries, over 400 teams and 3000 athletes being part of this event. These partnerships will be looking to equip shout casters and streamers with the best-in-class technologies available to broaden the reach of esports in the region.
Razer will continue to promote the inclusive nature of the esports community by extending unique capabilities and knowledge of the esports industry and community, providing support to brands who are keen on exploring opportunities in esports.
“The SEA-Invitational was designed to bring countries together and recognize esports as a legitimate sport. The esports community is exhilarated to have brands like Samsung and SISTIC reaching out to express support.”
“Our unique standing at Razer, as a lifestyle brand for gamers and a global leader in esports, has provided us
the positional advantage to extend our network to both organizations and the community. We will strive to fulfill this mandate.”
David Tse, Global Esports Director at Razer
This will be the largest Southeast Asian esports tournament of the year, seeing national athletes compete in three major titles: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG Mobile), Defense of the Ancients 2 (Dota 2) and Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) in anticipation of esports’ inclusion in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam next year.
Mobile connectivity and gaming are now at the pinnacle of performance. With an existing ecosystem of mobile peripherals like the Razer Junglecat and Razer Kishi, Razer is proud to onboard Samsung Electronics as the Official Smartphone Partner for the SEA-Invitational 2020. This partnership will bring the best of two worlds and ensure seamless connectivity and performance. The collaboration between Razer and Samsung Electronics will arm the SEA Invitational 2020 shout casters and streamers with Samsung Electronics’ latest mobile phones for
the Galaxy A series – A51 and A71 devices, offering gaming-friendly features including large AMOLED screen sizes, long battery life, and intelligent Game Booster and Frame Booster technologies which enhance gaming experiences for mobile devices.
“We are honored to be part of an event that celebrates the incredible community of esports talents we have across Southeast Asia, while elevating the profile of gaming as a sport. Making awesome gaming experience accessible is at the core of the Galaxy A series, and we hope that this event can bring esports closer to more consumers in this region.”
Suchitra Wanatanakul, Head of Mobile, Samsung Electronics, Southeast Asia and Oceania
Viewers can catch the playoffs and championships on SISTIC’s newly launched streaming platform on SISTIC Live, supporting broadcasts and video-on-demand of art, sports, cultural and entertainment productions. Selected matches on SISTIC Live can enable fans to win prizes such as Razer Gold (virtual credits for games and entertainment), Razer Silver (Razer’s loyalty points for gamers to redeem for Razer products and third party products) and Razer peripherals.
“As new forms of entertainment develop, audiences adopt new formats to be entertained. We
are remodeling how SISTIC can support both physical and online events. We are extremely keen
to explore esports, a genre that enjoys strong online viewership and live streaming globally.”
“The Razer SEA-Invitational is a great opportunity for us
to showcase the quality of SISTIC Live’s platform and reach out to a wider audience.”
Joe Ow, Chief Executive Officer, SISTIC
The Razer SEA Invitational 2020, in partnership with Samsung Electronics and SISTIC, will be kicking off on 26 June 2020, with the grand finals on 10 – 12 July 2020. Tune in and support your national teams on Team Razer’s Facebook, YouTube and Twitch, as well as SISTIC Live.