Less than a year after launch, the Razer Game Store is closing its doors. The website will officially close on Feb. 28 as part of the company’s realignment plans.

The Razer Game Store was announced as a new digital distribution platform for PC games, offering customers instant access to thousands of digital games available to purchase as Steam or Uplay product keys last year.

The site is currently accessible in the United States, United Kingdom, and Europe, with other countries supported through a global storefront with prices based on U.S. dollars.

Visitors to the site can now see a small announcement of “Razer Game Store Closure. More info” near the top of the home page. Clicking the link brings up a page with the following message:

Dear Gamers,

We regret to announce that Razer Game Store (gamestore.razer.com) will cease operations on February 28, 2019 at 0100hrs Pacific Time as part of the company’s realignment plans.

It has been a privilege for us to recommend and deliver great digital game deals to you. We have been extremely fortunate to have you as part of our awesome community. Thank you for the support and making all this possible.

We will be investing in other ways to deliver great content and introduce game promotions through Razer Gold, our virtual credits system (https://gold.razer.com/). Do visit us there and stay tuned for more news.

Yours truly,
The Razer Game Store team

The letter is followed by an FAQ section that assures customers that all purchased PC games will still work and all per-ordered items fulfilled. Customer support will also be available following the closure [email protected] (English), [email protected] (French), and [email protected] (German). All Razer Silver Rewards earned from Razer Game Store purchases will also still be valid.

Razer lauds itself as “the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.” The company also sells technological hardware including high-performance gaming peripherals, Blade gaming laptops, and the Razer Phone.


Ashley Turner

Staff Writer



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