ROCCAT and Gaijin Entertainment are happy to invite all fans of gaming and competition to the special booth prepared for the biggest eSport event in Poland – Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2014. Unique amusements, competitions with great prizes and special guests, which you won’t find anywhere else, are waiting. IEM 2014 starts on Friday, March 14th at 12:00 and ends on Sunday, March 16th.
World eSport in Poland
Intel Extreme Masters is one of the most popular international eSport competition circuit around the world. Professional gamers will fight for individual and team titles, and for quite big prizes with pool of 1.5 million PLN. There are at least several competitive titles on the spot and they enjoy huge popularity with viewership of 5 million people watching previous edition. Accompanied by top pro teams and such eSport emotions, ROCCAT, manufacturer of premium-quality, competitive gaming peripherals, and Gaijin Entertainment, creators of War Thunder – free to play MMO game, which became one of the most recognizable II WW titles, will be pleased to give their fans the best event experience.
ROCCAT and War Thunder booth
Fans can feel eSport rivalry emotions on 13 PC’s featured with the newest gaming peripherals from ROCCAT, which will be used for nine 1 vs 1 War Thunder tournaments (three each day). Every participant will be awarded with 500 Golden Eagles, premium in-game currency. Winners in each competition will receive ROCCAT gaming peripherals and limited T-34 and M4A2 Sherman Advanced Pack – access to the closed beta test of the Ground Forces, unique tank, 6 000 Golden Eagles and additional, unique emblems and titles. Moreover, during whole Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2014, War Thunder hostess will giveaway tons of special leaflet with promo code for free Golden Eagles. From 150 up to 10 000 GE can support new WT player accounts.
Besides standard tournaments, fans will be able to take part in numerous competitions and quizzes on War Thunder and ROCCAT with great prizes, for instance: gear from ROCCAT including mice, headsets, keyboards, mousepads and gadgets. Every day at 14:00 (2:00 p.m.) professional pilots from Higher Officer School of Air Force in Dęblin and Captain Witold Sokół, MiG-29 fighter pilot, will lead presentation of War Thunder with hints for effective flying, air movements and fighting technics. All questions about game, its futures and past, incoming expansions, etc. will be answered by Gaijin Entertainment reps.
To feature the most immersive gaming experience ROCCAT and Gaijin Entertainment prepared one of the fanciest gaming gear nowadays - Oculus Rift, which fully support War Thunder. Fans will fly into a new dimension of air fighting.
Those who feel better on the ground in heavy armored vehicles and tanks won’t be disappointed. For the first time in Europe gamers will be able to try out the newest expansion of War Thunder – Ground Forces at public event.. Planes fight change to tanks battles.
On Friday and Saturday at 15:00 (3:00 p.m.) ROCCAT crew will show off their latest gaming peripherals – mice, headsets, mousepads, keyboard used by professional players, such as Team ROCCAT. That Polish eSport team, which is doing great in LCS League of Legends, will also arrived at Intel Extreme Masters to meet with fans.
“We are excited to be a part of Intel Extreme Masters in Katowice. eSport in Poland develops rapidly year after year and even month after month with huge popularity. – said Alexandr Trifonov, Head of PR at Gaijin Entertainment. For all fans of War Thunder and incoming Ground Forces expansions we have prepared special booth at IEM with tons of amusements, competitions, tournaments and interesting guests. We also want to show that games became modern source of historical knowledge for military, II WW and aviation hobbyist.”
“We are getting a lot of support from Poland currently for our LCS team. Poland is very enthusiastic about eSports and with big events like IEM it is on the right track to become one of the leading European countries when it comes to professional gaming. We are very happy to be here at Katowice to celebrate a big party dedicated to competitive gaming.” – says René Korte, founder and CEO of ROCCAT.
Every day: 3 War Thunder 1 vs 1 tournaments, enrolments at booth. Every participant will received 500 Golden Eagles. Prize for first place: ROCCAT gaming peripherals and limited T-34 and M4A2 Sherman Advanced Pack. Second and third place – gear from ROCCAT and War Thunder in-game packs.
During whole Intel Extreme Masters, War Thunder hostess will giveaway tons of special leaflet with promo code for free Golden Eagles. From 150 up to 10 000 GE for new WT players.
Every day: Team ROCCAT meetings with fans
Every day: try out of the latest ROCCAT gaming peripherals used by professional gamers
Friday and Saturday at 15:00 (3:00 p.m.): showing off ROCCAT products
Every day: Numerous competitions and quizzes about War Thunder and ROCCAT with great prizes
Every day at 14:00 (2:00 p.m.): aviation lessons and War Thunder presentation with professional pilots from Higher Officer School of Air Force in Dęblin and captain Witold Sokół, MiG-29 fighter pilot.
Every day: Q&A and gaming sessions with Gaijin Entertainment reps
Friday and Saturday: Ground Forces hands-on
Every day: War Thunder – Oculus Rift hands-on
Visit War Thunder at Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2014!