Microsoft at Brasil Game Show

Microsoft is participating for the first time at the largest Game Show in Latin America to be held from October 5 – 9 at the SulAmérica Convention Center in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil. With approximately 300 square meters of area, the multinational giant's booth will show to the public the newest information about the Xbox 360, Kinect and new game releases, such as Forza Motorsport 4 and Gears of War 3.

Another highlight of the company is Kinect Motion Sensor for Xbox 360, which is already available in Brazil. Kinect represents an innovative way to play video games in which ”you’re the controller“ and brings a new way to have fun with the whole family. The Xbox LIVE, which has more than 25 million users worldwide, with games and new features to play online is another strong point for Microsoft in the country, especially after its official release in Brazil.?

According to the marketing manager of Microsoft Brazil, Guilherme Camargo, the presence in Brasil Game Show demonstrates the company's commitment to the domestic market. "Participating in an event of this size in Brazil is a unique opportunity to be in direct contact with our consumer audience and present news regarding Xbox 360," added Camargo.

Gamers from all over Brazil have until October 6th to buy tickets at a promotional price of 24(BRL), half price, valid for students, those with a Rio Metro card and also for all those who will donate 1kg of non-perishable food or a toy for the Ronald McDonald House, an institution that supports and cares for children being treated for cancer.

To buy tickets over the internet just access the link:  http://www.brasilgameshow.com.br/feira/ingressos/.??

For more information about the Brasil Game Show 2011 please visit www.brasilgameshow.com.br

About Microsoft Brazil

Founded in 1989, Microsoft Brazil has 14 regional offices around the country and generates direct local opportunities in technology for over 18,000 companies and 495,000 professionals. Over the past eight years, the company has invested more than 134(BRL) million in social projects, taking technology to schools, universities, NGOs and poor communities. It is one of 109 subsidiaries of Microsoft Corporation, founded in 1975, the worldwide leader in software, services and information technology solutions that help companies and people reach their full potential.? ?

About Brasil Game Show

Brasil Game Show is the premiere Brazilian Games Fair which has been held over four consecutive years. This feat has been achieved by maintaining a 100% national corporate viewpoint and by focusing on growing the market for electronic games. Through this success and record attendance, the event has become, in 2011, the largest Electronic Games fair in Latin America. The 4th edition will take place October 5 - 9 at the SulAmérica Convention Center in Rio de Janeiro. Ninety two exhibitors will be spread across 20,000 square meters of space. Participants include prominent companies in the gaming market such as Sony, NC Games, Seven, Microsoft, Hazit, Online Games Coin-M, Vostu, Mentez, Level-UP!, , Warner, EA and Codemasters. Check out all the details on the official site: www.brasilgameshow.com.br.  


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