August 15, 2012 | Bratislava, Cologne | Press Releases

ESET is Partnering with e-Gamers at World's Largest Games Event, Gamescom


ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, is showcasing its partnership at Gamescom with computer gamers and Schenker Notebooks – producer of the XMG line of specialty gaming computers. Starting Wednesday, August 15, the world's largest gaming event will be held in Cologne, Germany as hundreds of thousands of gaming enthusiasts will have the opportunity to join ESET at ESET/XMG booth in Hall 8 – ESL Arena. The expo will culminate with ESET Summer Masters Starcraft 2 competition held on Saturday, August 18.


The ESET/XMG booth will be encompassing 200 square meters, along with a 45 square meter podium with a FullHD broadcast of gaming events. The media partner for the event is the German music TV station im1. The highlight will be Saturday’s ESET Summer Masters where top e-sports gamers will compete for the cash prize, with insights by the renowned Starcraft 2 commentator Sebastian "HomerJ" Schenck. The matches will be live-streamed over the internet.


Before the event kicks off, there will be a lot of gaming and partying activities taking place at the ESET stand – starting Thursday evening with a DJ performance. In addition, the biggest music fest will take place Friday at 19.00 as DJs Shamram Jey and Tube&Berger take center stage. Showmatches, trailershows, shootouts & raffles will be featured every day and run all-day long.


ESET provides products customized for maximum gaming performance. ESET Smart Security 5 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5come with a Gaming Mode that automatically switches to silent mode to conserve system resources, so users can fully enjoy gaming or concentrate on important work tasks without distractions, while being protected. These and other planned product releases provide the gaming community with the most up-to-date security solutions built  for light system footprint to  deliver the best possible and safe experience for gamers. 


About ESET

ESET is on the forefront of security innovation, delivering trusted protection to make the Internet safer for businesses and consumers. IDC has recognized ESET as a top five corporate anti-malware vendor and one of the fastest growing companies in its category. Trusted by millions of users worldwide, ESET is one of the most recommended security solutions in the world. ESET NOD32 Antivirus consistently achieves the highest accolades in all types of comparative testing, and powers the virus and spyware detection in ESET Smart Security and ESET Cybersecurity for Mac. Sold in more than 180 countries, ESET’s global headquarters is in Bratislava, Slovakia, with distribution headquarters for North America located in San Diego, California. ESET also has offices in Buenos Aires, Prague, Krakow and Singapore and is represented by an extensive global partner network. For more information, visit or call +1 (619) 876-5400.