Razer Kicks off Invitational Season 2021 With Razer Invitational – North America
Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced Razer Invitational – North America, the largest regional online esports tournament open to the entire North American gaming community, with tournament qualifiers beginning on May 7th. Following the global success of Razer Invitational Season 2020, the tournament series starts off the 2021 season by making its debut in North America, welcoming competitors from across the region to compete in three separate weeklong tournaments, throughout May and into early June.
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RAZER KICKS OFF INVITATIONAL SEASON 2021 WITH RAZER INVITATIONAL – NORTH AMERICA (Graphic: Business Wire)
Each week, athletes from every corner of the esports realm will have an opportunity to compete in a different title including Fortnite (PC, Console, Mobile), Rainbow 6 Siege (PC), and Brawl Stars (Mobile) for glory and a prize pool of gaming hardware and up to $30,000.
“Razer Invitational was founded on the simple idea of creating a pure and competitive platform where every athlete has a chance to compete regardless of their in-game rank, their sponsorship status, or their team affiliations,” said Khang Thai, Senior Global Esports Lead at Razer. “It has now grown into a global phenomenon that represents inclusivity within the esports community. After a very successful Season 2020, we continue our vision for esports with an even bigger Season 2021, making competitive tournament play accessible to everyone around the world and cultivating the next generation of esports athletes.”
Razer Invitational – a Truly Unique Esports Tournament
Razer Invitational’s maiden season began in 2020, where it sought to remove barriers within esports communities across the globe, while introducing general audiences to the excitement and passion that esports brings. Unlike traditional esports competitions, Razer Invitational is open to all who wish to test their mettle on an international stage, giving undiscovered talent a shot at greatness.
Razer Invitational Season 2020 was a big success, captivating fans in Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Europe with 22 nations participating within the three regions and nearly 60,000 athletes eagerly taking part in the opportunity to compete on an international level across top game titles. Audiences from all over the world also gave their stamp of approval: 24 million viewers tuned in to watch emerging athletes rise from unknown players to household names.