Razer is making a huge transfer in the esports world by hooking up with one particular of the most famous professional groups around: Evil Geniuses.
As nicely as having a great identify (or at least we imagine so), Evil Geniuses (EG) has a sizeable lover foundation, together with a appreciable and lengthy pedigree, getting been energetic considering the fact that 1999, no less. The squad is a remarkably effective outfit, becoming the second-maximum earning esports crew in the earth (in accordance to the stats stored by Esportsearnings.com, EG is only behind Workforce Liquid).
In this freshly declared partnership, Evil Geniuses are now section of Crew Razer, and in a natural way this signifies that EG will be utilizing Razer’s gaming peripherals such as keyboards and mice (not to point out mouse mats), as nicely as headsets, in tournaments (and coaching) for the upcoming two decades.
Evil Geniuses has experienced substantial success in Dota 2 and Phone of Obligation, amongst lots of other esports titles.
EG has just skilled for The Global Dota 2 Championships, to no one’s surprise, and the staff has formerly won that significant tournament in 2015, and took 3rd spot in every other 12 months likely again to 2014 (save for an uncharacteristic slip down the rankings to tenth area in 2017).
The EG Dota 2 squad has some significant names in the variety of Arteezy (Artour Babaev) and SumaiL (Syed Sumail Hassan). The latter turned the youngest participant ever to exceed a million bucks in terms of esports winnings aged just 16.
Phillip Aram, COO of Evil Geniuses, commented: “Razer’s large-efficiency gaming devices are best-tier and give our players a new general performance edge. Razer is the ideal brand with which to love continued accomplishment and to compete for a repeat gain at The Worldwide.”