· Unique Gamers8 x Razer collection to be sold exclusively on site during eight-week summer event
· Saudi Esports Federation will also organize raffles for attendees from July 14, as well as fans on social media, to win some exclusive Razer gaming gear
RIYADH-: Gamers8, the biggest esports and gaming event worldwide, announced today that Razer, the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers, is to be the gaming gear partner of this summer’s showpiece in Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Organized by the Saudi Esports Federation, the eight-week global esports and gaming event takes place at a purpose-built venue at Riyadh Boulevard City from Thursday, July 14, with elite tournaments featuring alongside a series of festivals, concerts, shows, and more.
Razer, which will have its products showcased during the esports competition and its well-known logo on the official broadcast, has created a wonderfully unique Gamers8 x Razer collection to be sold exclusively on site during Gamers8. Items from the company’s signature collection will also be available for purchase.
The Saudi Esports Federation and Razer will also organize raffles for Gamers8 attendees and fans on social media to win some exclusive gaming gear.
Omar Batterjee, Head of Communications, Marketing and Partnerships at the Saudi Esports Federation, said: “We are delighted to welcome Razer on board as gaming gear partner and thank them for pledging their support to the esports and gaming sector in Saudi Arabia.”
“Gamers8 has a mission to blur the lines between what’s physical and what’s virtual, and the triple-headed snake trademark of Razer, one of the most recognized logos in the gaming world, is a great addition to the event. We know fans will be as excited as we are with this partnership.”
Organized by the Saudi Esports Federation, Gamers8 will focus on four main pillars, each with something to offer for everyone. These four pillars are: Professional Esports, Festivals, Music and ‘The Next World Forum’, an esports and gaming forum that will bring together sector leaders and experts from around the world.
Gamers8 features elite esports teams competing across: Rocket League, Dota 2, Fortnite, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, and PUBG MOBILE. A staggering $15 million prize pool is on offer. Rocket League, running from Thursday, July 14 until Sunday, July 17, begins the esports action. Gamers8 tournaments will be broadcast live on the event channels in more than eight different languages.
In addition, big-name international artists, each of whom is guaranteed to captivate music lovers, will be appearing at Gamers8 concerts alongside numerous local and regional talents each weekend throughout the event. Amr Diab, J Balvin, Sebastian Ingrosso, Salvatore Ganacci and DJ Elfuego start musical proceedings in style at the NXT LVL music venue on opening night.
More than 1,000 activities and attractions, such as comedy, magic shows, and much more, will also be on the Gamers8 entertainment agenda.
Further details, including ticket sales, are available on the event website.