By Joe Little
NVIDIA announced its participation in this year’s World Cyber Games yesterday. As the silver-level sponsor and official graphics technology provider of the WCG, the company will equip the PCs used by more than 700 competitors representing more than 60 countries at the upcoming Grand Finals event, where competitive gaming will take center stage and an estimated cash purse of $420,000 will be up for grabs.
Taking place October 6-10, the WCG will be open to the public and will be located at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in downtown San Francisco.
NVIDIA will also participate in WCG exhibition area where it will showcase some of the hottest new and upcoming PC games running on the company’s GeForce 6 Series graphics processing units and SLI Multi-GPU technology. Games ready for play include: DOOM 3, Empire Earth 2, EverQuest 2, Flat Out, Medal of Honor Pacific Assault, Star Wars Battlefront, The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay?Developer’s Cut, The Sims 2, World of Warcraft, and more.
“NVIDIA is proud to be a returning sponsor of the WCG,” said David Roman, Vice President of Corporate Marketing at NVIDIA. “This event is a unique opportunity for consumers and game fans alike to experience the enthusiasm gaming generates across the globe.”