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Razer announces inaugural Razer DevCon

Bringing developers closer to gamers, this first-of-its-kind online event aims to drive industry innovation and cutting-edge feature integration across the Razer ecosystem, for the benefit of the global gaming community.

Irvine, CA  Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers (Hong Kong Stock Code: 1337), today announced the inaugural Razer DevCon to take place on May 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM PST on the official Razer Twitch channel. Razer DevCon 2021 aims to empower developers of all sizes and on all platforms by providing them insight into how to integrate Razer’s world-class ecosystem of hardware, software, and services at every level of development to drive innovation and provide gamers with a more immersive experience. 

Razer DevCon consists of a series of technology-focused panels packed with over four hours of thoughtprovoking discussion led by industry veterans from various Razer teams along witsupport from leading industry partners such as Activision Blizzard, and Renaud Ostrowski, Audio Artist at Vibe Avenue Studios, and Frank Rosay, Game Producer at iLLOGIKA.  

Developers are encouraged to register in advance in order to receive access to Razer’s internal team of developers and engineers that will help provide support and insight into utilizing Razer technologies such as Razer Chroma, Razer Gold and THX Spatial to create a unique gaming experience. Interested members of the gaming community are also welcome to tune in and gain unique insight into the future of the rapidly changing gaming industry. 

Panels will cover: 

  • Razer Chroma – developers will learn to build an immersive game lighting experience with Razer’s open SDK; from designing lighting effects for games, to implementing it on websites, streaming and cloud platforms.  
  • Razer Gold – developers will learn about enabling the Razer Gold payment gateway to monetize their games and apps, as well as how to engage and reward users through Razer Silver.  
  • THX Spatial Audio – developers will learn to implement THX Spatial audio along with tips and tricks to ensure fully immersive and trueto-life sound replication in game. 

Registration is open to all PC, Console, and Mobile gaming eco-system developers. As Razer is expanding into the mainstream consumer space, developers and enthusiasts from outside the gaming world, who want to learn more about the excitement that Razer’s unique offerings have created for millions of fans world-wide, are also invited to join. 

 In addition to receiving access to the internal Razer team, the first 1000 registered and verified developers who attend the conference will receive an exclusive special attendee’s pack available only at Razer DevCon 2021. Additional prizes and awards to be announced at a later date. 

Razer has established one of the world’s most expansive and complete gaming ecosystems of hardwaresoftware, and services. Razer DevCon 2021 aims to make this unique ecosystem, that has excited gamers for over a decade, more accessible to developers than ever before, to showcase the latest in gaming technology and to collaborate on ideas and concepts that will innovate and inspire the future of gaming. 

 

EVENT DETAILS 

Developers interested in signing up for exclusive access to Razer developers and engineers may find more information at www.razer.com/devcon2021.  

Watch the inaugural Razer DevCon 2021 at twitch.tv/razer. 

 

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ABOUT RAZER 

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 100 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). 

In services, Razer Gold is one of the world’s largest virtual credit services for gamers, and Razer Fintech is one of the largest offline-to-online digital payment networks in SE Asia.  

Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in Irvine (California) and Singapore, Razer has 17 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). 

Press Contacts:
Americas
Kham Lam
EMEA
Maren Epping
China
Evita Zhang
Asia Pacific
Vanessa Li
Global
Jan Horak

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