strategic partnership with Razer to advance mobile esports
leading brands in esports to collaborate on multiple esports events, including
invitational tournament and Vainglory World Championship
Evil Megacorp, creators of Vainglory, the world’s leading mobile esport,
announced a strategic partnership with, Razer™, the leading global lifestyle
brand for gamers, to further advance mobile esports. Razer recently announced
the Razer Phone, Razer’s first smartphone designed as the ultimate mobile
entertainment device for gamers.
promotional activities, such as the Razer Phone launch in partnership with UK
carrier Three in London, the launch event at Razer’s flagship store in San
Francisco, and at Razer’s booth at DreamHack Winter 2017 in Sweden. The
strategic relationship starts with a Vainglory competitive event at the
Microsoft Store in New York City and Razer joining the Vainglory World
Championship 2017 as title sponsor.
Singapore from December 14th to 17th and will feature the twelve best Vainglory
teams from all over the world. Singapore is home to both Vainglory and Razer-
where Vainglory’s alpha version Kindred was first launched, and also home city
to Razer’s Co-Founder and CEO, Min-Liang Tan.
unveiling of Vainglory’s anticipated 5V5 mode, which will bring undiluted,
no-compromises 5V5 gameplay to mobile, featuring incredible graphics with 3
million polygons and over 200 fully animated actors, rendered at up to 120FPS
on all compatible devices.
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.”
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.”
invitational tournament on December 9th, played on Razer Phones, to be streamed
on twitch.tv/razer and free to watch for store visitors. Razer will also hold a
Razer Phone launch event at the same location on December 16th, which will be
open to the public. Tickets to the Vainglory World Championship are now
available at Vaingloryworlds2017.peatix.com.
the new brawl mode Onslaught, the new hero Varya the Storm Princess, and three
new hero skins, including Championship Catherine which will be available to all
fans who watch the Vainglory World Championship online, in-person, and at
Coca-Cola viewing parties.
online battle arena (MOBA) for mobile devices. Powered by Super Evil’s
proprietary E.V.I.L.™ game engine, Vainglory features superior gameplay and
strategic depth, the most accurate and responsive controls and the most
beautiful graphics at up to 120 frames per second on compatible devices.
time grown to become the largest international mobile esport, played and
watched by millions every month and supported by sponsors including Coca-Cola,
Razer, NVIDIA, Amazon and global esports franchises TSM, Cloud9, Fnatic, Rox,
DetonatioN Gaming, G2 Esports, SK Gaming and more.
full-octane, large-map experience — the most popular PC-based format — to the
touchscreen generation. Featuring 3M+ polygons, more than 200 fully animated
moving actors, a set of industry-first technologies and uncompromising controls
and strategic depth, Vainglory 5V5 is set to not just redefine multiplayer
gaming on mobile but break ground for the MOBA category on any platform.
multiplayer experiences for the touchscreen generation. Committed to deep
technical and design excellence, Super Evil is home to leading game industry
talent previously at companies such as Riot Games, Blizzard, Rockstar Games and
Insomniac, who believe that every phone is a portable next-gen console, and
that every mobile player deserves games just as deep, strategic and performant
as players on PC.
the proprietary console grade E.V.I.L.™ game engine, the company’s flagship
title, Vainglory, has grown to become the largest international mobile esport,
played and watched by millions every month. Super Evil partners include Amazon,
Apple, Coca-Cola, Google, NVIDIA, Razer, Samsung and more. The company has
raised $63M in funding from backers including General Catalyst, Index Ventures,
Signia Venture Partners, Korea Investment Partners, CrossCut Ventures, Initial
Capital, The Raine Group, ZhenFund, Yuri Milner, and Jim Breyer of Breyer
Capital. Super Evil Megacorp is based in San Mateo, California. For more
information, visit superevilmegacorp.com and vainglorygame.com.