Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced an official sponsorship of Overwatch League™ team Los Angeles Valiant (LA Valiant) as part of a wider deal with Immortals global esports organization. LA Valiant, which is owned and operated by Immortals, LLC, is one of the top teams in Overwatch League, recently placing 3rd in Stage 4 of the regular season.
The two-year deal will feature Razer as the exclusive peripherals partner for Immortals and LA Valiant. Teams will be sporting Razer’s esports-grade PC peripherals, including equipment comprising of mice, keyboards, headsets and surfaces, and the newly formed Immortals Mobile Division will be using the Razer Phone.
“Team Razer is committed to fostering a roster of passionate and truly ambitious esports players,” says Razer Co-Founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan. “Immortals and LA Valiant exude a caliber of excellence that makes our partnership with them a natural fit, and one that we are very excited to support.”
Team Razer will be supporting LA Valiant in an effort to cultivate a growing community of esports fans. With the help of Team Razer, LA Valiant will be hosting numerous local activations in the greater Southern California area in the upcoming year.
“Razer has long established its bona fides as a true lifestyle brand across gaming and esports,” said Noah Whinston, CEO of Immortals and the Los Angeles Valiant. “We’re very excited to embark on the journey with Razer to field test its peripherals line and new mobile gaming phone for both peak gaming performance and in everyday life.”
Immortals also compete in leading esports titles such as DOTA2™, and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U™. The Immortals Mobile Division currently competes in Clash Royale™ and Arena of Valor™.
The Immortals Mobile Division is the second addition to Team Razer’s mobile-focused esports athletes. As part of the sponsorship agreement, Razer will outfit Immortals with the Razer Phone, the world’s first smartphone designed for gaming. The Razer Phone is the ideal handset for high-level mobile esports with the fastest refresh rates and smoothest graphics among today’s smartphones.