Video game hardware manufacturer Razer has announced that it has joined a tag team with NJPW wrestler Kenny Omega to make him an ambassador for the company. Kenny Omega will use his famous wrestling status to promote Razer at events on a global scale.
All of the details of this unique tag-team partnership was announced by Razer via a new press release that was issued out earlier this week. You can read more details posted down below.
RazerTM, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced its partnership with Kenny Omega, one of the highest rated professional wrestlers of all time and the current International Wrestling Grand Prix (IWGP) heavyweight champion in Japan.
Under this partnership, Kenny Omega will represent Razer as a gaming lifestyle ambassador in public events and campaigns. An avid fighting game player, his top product choices include the Razer Panthera Evo fight stick and Razer Thresher Ultimate headset for PlayStation 4.
“I’ve always been a supporter of Razer and their products, so joining their team is really exciting,” said Omega. “To rise to the next level in wrestling or gaming, a true support system is needed, and that’s where Team Razer comes in. Their top-quality devices and fashion-forward gear are the best on the market, and I’m proud to be working with a company whose motto is ‘for gamers, by gamers’ that is just as driven to win as I am.”
Min-Liang Tan, co-founder and CEO of Razer, said: “Esports is becoming so mainstream that today’s pro-gamers can come from anywhere. Kenny Omega is a great addition to Team Razer’s roster of elite athletes, and I can’t wait to see him dominate the competition both in the ring and in gaming.”
Kenny Omega is the current IWGP World Heavyweight Champion and is currently signed with New Japan Pro Wrestling. He is a lifelong video gamer most notably known for being a huge Street Fighter fan. He has a move called the “V-Trigger” and even does his own version of a Hadouken during his wrestling matches.