Razer to donate 1M masks globally for ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Gaming hardware maker Razer has turned some of its manufacturing capacity to make surgical masks for use against the coronavirus. Razer CEO, Min Liang-Tan, has announced that Razer will produce surgical masks that the company will be giving away to countries that need them around the world. Up to one million masks will be made by Razer to help out with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “This emergency conversion of some of our lines and donation of masks is the first step of many that Razer will take. We are committed to contributing our extra time, resources, effort and talent toward the fight against COVID-19,” he added on a Twitter post.

The first country to receive the mask will be Singapore, where Razer’s SEA headquarters are located. Razer will be getting in touch with different health authorities to help distribute the masks globally. He also promoting stay at home and play games campaign and have revealed that because of which they are having a high demand for their gaming products.

Razer is based in Singapore and has North American headquarters in Irvine. For now simple, regular surgical masks will be produced for now, but Tan is also considering putting the iconic Razer logo on them.