The partnership will seemingly be solely for motorsports/driving related games where the esports scene continues to grow with the likes of the F1 Esports Series and WRC Esports. Renault is a French autombile manufacturer that has been around since 1899. The new partnership with Team Vitality proves yet again that major motorsport and automobile companies and beginning to sit up and take notice of esports. Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso announced his own esports team back in November, and McLaren hired a new simulation driver based off of their very own esports competition in the same month.
Today we make our entrance to eSports with @Team_Vitality Together, we create Renault Sport Team Vitality to compete in motorsport games! #RenaultSport #RSspirit #VforVictory pic.twitter.com/vap3pyeu52— Renault Sport (@RenaultSport) February 12, 2018