Intel to announce new gaming initiatives to grow eSports over the next decade

The Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) eSports competition returns for its 10th season on March 4th, and the firm has revealed that it will be discussing the future of its gaming products.

IEM returns to Katowice, Poland, as the world will watch the best professional players compete for over $600,000.

Intel will be present to show the best in technology and announce new initiatives that will ‘enrich and grow gaming and eSports through the next decade’.

Gregory Bryant, Intel’s corporate vice president and general manager of desktop client platform, will be there to talk about the future of Intel gaming products, while Lee Machen, Intel’s director of developer relations, will talk about diversity within the gaming industry.

There will also be an Intel Experience Zone where attendees can see advances in gaming. Set across 625 square meters, they will be able to experience virtual reality, see the smart ways Intel RealSense technology is integrated into games, and play the latest titles.

There will also be an Intel LAN Party with 750 square meters of space for 200 PCs, provided by Intel for free play.

Beyond trying out the latest hardware, gamers will be able to stream, participate in open tournaments, and try out the latest games.

IEM takes place on 4th-6th March 2016 at Katowice, Poland. Found out more at

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