Today, Lenovo announced it will be sponsoring Resurgence, one of Singapore’s largest eSports organisations, comprising professional players and content creators. The partnership is part of Lenovo’s efforts to support the growth of the local esports landscape, and will feature provision of gaming equipment from Lenovo’s Legion brand, as well as monetary support for upgrades to Resurgence’s headquarters and training facility.
This partnership is part of Lenovo’s commitment to supporting the development of Singapore’s gaming ecosystem through its Legion brand
The investment will enable upgrades to Resurgence’s hardware and facilities, and encourage creation of sustainable careers for the organisation’s players and content creators
In addition to monetary support, Lenovo will be providing 12 Legion T530 towers to Resurgence
Establishing this strategic partnership is in line with Lenovo’s gaming strategy to broaden reach of the Legion brand, cross-pollinate expertise, and encourage growth of the gaming ecosystem. Southeast Asia is home to more than 9.5 million gaming enthusiasts. In Singapore, interest and prominence of online gaming continues to grow rapidly. A recent report showed that Singaporeans spend 7.44 hours each week on online games, the highest in Asia Pacific.
Resurgence has been making steady investments into developing player capabilities and nurturing the esports community locally. They will also compete to represent Singapore in the newly-formed esports category at the 2019 SEA Games.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Eddie Ang, General Manager of Lenovo Singapore said, “We are thrilled to partner with Resurgence. Lenovo is committed to gaming and is constantly innovating to ensure our Legion devices offer an unparalleled gaming experience. This partnership is our way of extending our passion and continuous investment in gaming to the wider eSports community.”
A total of 12 Legion T530 towers will be sponsored to upgrade Resurgence’s gaming hardware. Engineered and designed to deliver an ideal balance of aesthetics and performance for every gamer, the Legion T530 provides superior processing power needed for high setting and smooth gameplay. Through the investment, Lenovo hopes to empower Resurgence to achieve its full potential in the gaming arena, and consequently cultivate wider interest and support for eSports as more Singaporeans increasingly consider gaming a sustainable career option.
Mr. Jayf Soh, Founder, Owner & CEO of Resurgence said, “There are a lot of common values shared by both Resurgence and Lenovo. For one, we share the belief in pushing limits until they shatter. It is a huge honour to be recognized and endorsed by such a premier global brand. I am confident with their fast and powerful desktops, our players will be granted the best possible edge in their training and achieve stellar results in their tournaments.”
Earlier this year Lenovo hosted the Legion of Champions tournament in Bangkok, its flagship gaming event representing Lenovo’s commitment to growing the gaming ecosystem in Asia Pacific. LOC aims to give gamers a high-profile platform to gather, compete and network with other gamers, key gaming industry brands and experts.
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Resurgence is the largest Singapore based professional esports organization with a training facility and office in Singapore. In 2018, Resurgence competed in over 60 tournaments, won 17 championships with 36 podium finishes and consistently qualified for premier & major tournaments regionally and globally including the 2018 Asian Games and the 2018 Hearthstone Global Games at BlizzCon. The brand is modelled after the concept of supporting and uplifting esports in Singapore and Southeast Asia to achieve stellar results. Our goal is to create exciting stories and sustainable careers for professional players and content creators. Find out more about Resurgence at www.resurgence.sg.