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.