Intel and ESL have been partnered for 17 years now, but are now taking it to the next level with the Intel Grand Slam, the latest CS:GO championship.
Intel and ESL did not provide details on other potential gaming titles that will be given exposure, but it looks like we will be finding this out later in the coming months.
New God of War Trailer: Kratos' Son is the Future
Last month's 2018 release leak was confirmed, as God of War has been slated for releaes early next year. The new gameplay trailer shows Kratos and his son and initially starts out as a cinematic trailer.
The first Grand Slam eligible event will be ESL One Cologne in July a mere week before the PGL Major. "We are excited to level-up our partnership with ESL, invest into the development of future esports stars, and create premier events like the Intel® Grand Slam". Qualifiers will start on July 12, with weekly ESL Play cups giving competitors a chance to win prizes and points.
Intel also announced a partnership with Facebook (FB)-owned Oculus to launch a competitive virtual-reality gaming series called VR Challenger League. Linkin Park Destination powered by Spatialand and Intel will help the band extend its social media engagement with fans via a curated experience in VR - from the studio to on tour to anywhere in between. This destination acts as a hub for a wide range of Linkin Park news and features.
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