Razer have announced that their Razer Arena service now supports League of Legends, one of the most popular games on the PC. This should make it easier for players of any skill to not only find tournaments but also create them.
Razer Arena is a tool that is open to players, with the aim of finding them tournaments that will fit their skill level. Be it casual, competitive amateur or professional the tournaments are easy to find. The system can also distinguish between authorised tournament organisers and normal users based on the “established history” of the tournament creator with Razer Arena.
With the announcement, Razer also announced that it is sponsoring tournaments with $US50,000 which are scheduled to be paid out in the first quarter of 2016. This makes it the largest amateur league prize pool to-date.
“League of Legends is the most popular PC game today, with an unparalleled amount of interest in competitive play,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “We were one of the first supporters of League of Legends eSports teams, and we’re excited to offer Razer Arena to aspiring amateurs and professionals alike.”
It will be interesting to see if players make use of the service and how successful it is. With League of Legends being as popular as ever, services such as this will no doubt make things even easier to find those all-important tournaments.
Will you be using the Razer Arena service to find tournaments to play in? What are your thoughts on it so far?