Razer Comms: Stream Viewer Now Includes eSports Tournament Tracker

RAZER COMMS: STREAM VIEWER NOW INCLUDES ESPORTS TOURNAMENT TRACKER

Razer software offers gamers a unique desktop app for viewing streams and keeping up-to-date on tournament times and results 

 

IRVINE, Calif. – Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced that Razer Comms: Stream Viewer now provides an eSports tournament tracker. The new option, powered by Abios (abiosgaming.com), will help gamers keep up-to-date with tournament and match timings.

The Razer Comms: Stream Viewer eSports tournament tracker will provide the following:

  • A streamlined hub to view results for major tournaments
  • An events calendar detailing match timings for each day
  • A push notification feature for when matches go live

The following game titles will be supported at launch: 

  • Dota2
  • League of Legends
  • StarCraft 2
  • Heroes of Newerth
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Hearthstone
  • World of Warcraft
  • SMITE
  • Heroes of the Storm
  • Super Smash Bros. 

“We’re excited to work with Abios, the go-to site for following eSports matches,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “Razer has supported professional gaming since the beginning, and with Razer Comms: Stream Viewer, we make following the sport more accessible than ever before.”

Founded in 2013 by a group of students and gamers, Abios is a platform that tracks eSports Tournaments. In the past, tournaments were traditionally monitored through community tracking.

“As one of the largest and most renowned brands in gaming and eSports, Razer has the luxury of choosing who they work with,” says Anton Janér, founder and CTO at Abios. “This is the validation that our dedication and investment in our editorial team for minute-by-minute, first-class eSports coverage is being recognized by the biggest brands in the industry.”

 

ABOUT ABIOS:
Abios offers an eSports calendar, covering both current and upcoming matches with live updated results while providing additional relevant information on the tournament and matches. Abios has made it much easier for the public to keep up-to-date and informed, all in one place.  

 

ABOUT RAZER COMMS:
Razer Comms is a free all-in-one communication solution for gamers, offering crystal clear VoIP and versatile instant messaging with group chat capabilities. Built with advanced in-game overlay functionality and cross-game chat support, Razer Comms allows you to get in touch with your friends without compromising your gameplay. This is how gamers were meant to communicate.

Razer Comms also includes the following features:

Instant Messaging – Instant message and voice with friends on your list, colleagues at work or at your raiding guild party members quickly and easily.

Communities –Easily connect to specific game communities to find like-minded players from all around the world. Find new friends to form raid teams and organize scrims to improve your gaming experience.

In-game overlay – Stay notified of all your messages, notifications and even connect with voice to friends without ever losing your focus on the game screen with the minimal real estate overlay feature of Razer Comms.

Stream viewer – Connect with friends and watch the stream together in a private lobby. Stay notified whenever your favourite streamer comes online without the need to leave Razer Comms.

Improved Chat security – By connecting directly to Razer servers instead of peer-to-peer, Razer Comms can help keep your computer’s IP address private and hidden from stalkers and DDoS attacks.

Comms Mobile – Allow calls and messages to be made from in-game to Android phones and from Android phones to users who are in-game on the Razer Comms PC client. 

PRICE: Free to download at http://www.razerzone.com/comms/

 

ABOUT RAZER:

Razer™ is a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers. Razer is transforming the way people play games, engage with other gamers and identify with the gamer lifestyle. Having won the coveted “Best of CES” award consecutively for five years, the company’s leadership in product innovation continues to create new categories for the gaming community that is estimated to have over 1 billion gamers worldwide.

Razer’s award-winning design and technology include an array of user interface and systems devices, voice-over IP for gamers and a cloud platform for customizing and enhancing gaming devices.

Founded in 2005, Razer is backed by Intel Capital, IDG-Accel and Heliconia Capital Management (Heliconia), a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore investment company Temasek. For more information visit http://www.razerzone.com/about-razer.

 

PRESS CONTACTS:

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Razer – By Gamers. For Gamers™.

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