SOURCE: Razer

Razer

July 20, 2016 09:00 ET

MEDIA ALERT: RazerGO Social App Launches for Pokemon GO™

Razer-Hosted Pokecrawl Kicks-Off at RazerStore San Francisco

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - July 20, 2016) -

WHAT: RazerGO is a location-based chat messenger by Razer™ for Pokémon GO™ that allows users to discover and chat with fellow Pokémon® trainers in a scalable radius from 5 km/3 mi. (local) to 100 km/60 mi. (regional) to 1,000 km/600 mi. (global). Users can toggle between public, team or whisper chat modes and can be identifiable by team color. An upcoming feature will allow users to drop "Beacons" on the map that other players can see and interact with, unlocking a regionalized chat room.

The interface seamlessly fits into Pokémon GO on both Android and iOS platforms. A web version is also available for users.

Guided Pokecrawls along multiple routes will take place around RazerStore San Francisco, with giveaways and special promotions at the store and online. Razer will drop Lures available to RazerGO users on hosted Pokecrawls.

WHY: Razer leveraged its unique chat technologies to enhance the Pokémon GO experience for gamers worldwide, connecting players to each other on-the-go, online and at Razer-hosted live events.

WHEN: The Pokecrawls will commence around 6 p.m. on July 20, 2016.

RazerStore festivities will begin at 7 p.m. on July 20, 2016.

RazerGO Web client version will go live on go.razerzone.com a.s.a.p. on July 20, 2016.

RazerGO Android and iOS versions are scheduled to go live on July 25, 2016 or a.s.a.p., pending approvals for the respective marketplaces.

HOW: Updates and directions will be posted on Razer social channels, including Facebook, Twitter and SnapChat, @Razer and #RazerStoreSF.

WHERE: Pokecrawl routes are TBA, but near RazerStore San Francisco.

RazerStore San Francisco is at the Westfield San Francisco Centre, at Market St. and 5th St. in San Francisco.

WHO: Razer™ (#Razer, #RazerStoreSF), a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, with retail storefronts that invite gamers to Touch, Play and Stay, enjoying the world's most advanced products for gamers and their friends.

RazerGo is a trademark of Razer (Asia-Pacific) Pte Ltd ("Razer"). The RazerGo application, and Razer, are not in any way affiliated or associated with, or endorsed by Nintendo, Pokémon Corporation or Niantic Labs. The RazerGo application is intended for entertainment and information purposes only. Pokémon, Team Instinct, Team Valor and Team Mystic, team logos, all names and pictures of Pokémon characters, and any other Pokémon related terms or images are trademarks registered or otherwise and/or copyrights of Nintendo, Niantic Labs or their respective trademark and copyright holders.