August 26, 2021 (Seoul) - Global esports organization T1 Entertainment & Sports announced today its strategic partnership with Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers. As part of this collaboration, world-renowned League of Legends esports athlete, Lee ‘Faker’ Sang-hyeok, will design and develop a series of co-branded products.
The line will include Faker’s first mice, phone cases, exclusively made available for T1’s and Razer’s loyal community of esports enthusiasts. Fans can visit the T1 SHOP, located in Seoul, to purchase the Faker and Razer products. In addition, as part of Razer Customs, Faker will design licensed Razer hardware, allowing fans and gamers to add a personalized touch to their peripherals and match their gaming setup.
In celebration of the partnership, fans and gamers can also take part in exciting future offline and online events to win exclusive gear from the collection.
“It is great to work with Razer again who has maintained its high standards for gaming hardware,” says Faker. “I look forward to collaborating with their team; developing my first ever gaming mouse and designing gaming peripherals. And it feels great to know that it was something that I had a hand in creating and bringing to life.”
T1 CEO Joe Marsh said, "I’m very excited that T1 and Faker are partnering with Razer to develop Faker’s first ever branded mouse. It’s an exciting time in our history and we look forward to building something special for gamers around the globe with Razer.”
In line with Razer’s plans to support the next generation of esports athletes, Razer will also be equipping Faker and T1 Esports Academy students with award-winning hardware such as the Razer Blade laptops, Razer BlackShark V2 headsets, Razer Viper Ultimate wireless gaming mouse and the Razer Huntsman keyboards.
“There is and there will forever be only one Faker,” says Flo Gutierrez, Global Esports Director at Razer. “He’s a living legend that has inspired and is still inspiring millions of gamers around the world. We are most honored to have him joining the Team Razer family and definitely excited about our astonishing upcoming line of products.
For more information, please visit http://t1.gg/.
ABOUT T1 ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
T1 Entertainment & Sports is a global esports joint venture that owns and operates the ultra-successful T1 League of Legends (LoL) Champions Korea (LCK) team, along with teams in competitive gaming segments that include VALORANT, Dota 2, Rainbow Six, Fortnite, PUBG, Super Smash Bros., and Hearthstone. The T1 LoL LCK team, previously known as SK Telecom T1, has won three LoL World Championships (2013, 2015, 2016). T1 unites esports enthusiasts around the world through its gaming culture and lifestyle, content creation, entertainment and merchandise. SK Telecom and Comcast Spectacor launched T1 in October 2019 and have global operations based in Seoul, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles. For more information on T1, please visit T1.gg.
Razer™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.
The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos in the global gaming and esports communities. With a fan base that spans every continent, the company has designed and built the world’s largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software, and services.
Razer’s award-winning hardware includes high-performance gaming peripherals and Blade gaming laptops.
Razer’s software platform, with over 150 million users, includes Razer Synapse (an Internet of Things platform), Razer Chroma RGB (a proprietary RGB lighting technology system), and Razer Cortex (a game optimizer and launcher).
Razer also offers payment services for gamers, youth, millennials, and Gen Z. Razer Gold is one of the world’s largest game payment services, and Razer Fintech provides fintech services in emerging markets.
Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in Irvine (California) and Singapore, Razer has 18 offices worldwide and is recognized as the leading brand for gamers in the USA, Europe, and China. Razer is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1337).
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