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NVIDIA Expands GeForce LAN to India and Challenges Indian Gamers To Battle It Out

 
 

Winners of India's biggest GeForce LAN gaming tournament will meet Shahrukh Khan!

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MUMBAI – India, September 19, 2011: Calling all Indian gamers! Prepare to compete for amazing prizes and your brush with a mega-star at this year’s biggest gaming tournament. NVIDIA has just expanded GeForce LAN to India, to be held on the 14th of October 2011 in the city of Mumbai. Participants will vie for the title of “Ultimate Gamer” and the King of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan, will be present to crown the winner and award prizes worthy of this unprecedented event.

A technology and gaming enthusiast at heart, Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan commented: “Gaming has always been a passion for me, so I’m excited to be part of GeForce LAN. The event is going to be a paradise for gamers, and I can’t wait to personally challenge some of the players to a few rounds. You never know, I might just walk away with a few of those prizes myself!”

The event will see up to 1000 gamers competing against each other in an enormous virtual combat zone. There will be various games and tracks, including a special track dedicated to female gamers. The event will culminate in a grand closing ceremony, including personal congratulations from Shahrukh Khan for the winners.

Registration for the event opens today. Anyone from India with a passion for gaming and the will to win can log on to www.nvidia.co.in/object/geforcelan-in and launch their personal campaign to dominate GeForce LAN. The tournament will be configured as a LAN party where gamers can play on custom NVIDIA PCs outfitted with GeForce GTX graphics processors. More details of the event location, games and prizes will be released soon so stay tuned!

Vishal Dhupar, Managing Director Asia South for NVIDIA, said: “Gaming is in NVIDIA’s soul. Our cutting edge technologies allow enthusiasts to play games with eye-popping graphics and the latest effects for an immersive adrenaline rush like nothing else. Now, with GeForce LAN India, we’re bringing together the people who share our passion for this electronic sport. Like other athletes, their skills deserve to be recognised and rewarded. Let the games begin!”

For more information and to register, go to: www.nvidia.co.in/object/geforcelan-in

About NVIDIA
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