09 2017 | INSIDE

 11 A record­breaking 173,000 visitors attended the Intel Extreme Masters in Katowice, Poland. © paysafecard/ESL

Katowice Extreme 2017

paysafecard could gain a lot of gamer’s attention at Intel Extreme Masters in Katowice, Poland.

Once again records were broken at this year’s IEM in Katowice. For the 11th time the world’s best pro­gamers in League of Legends, StarCraft® II and Counter Strike: Global Offensive were live crowned on two week ends in February and March. With more than 173,000 visitors at the Spodek Arena, a total reach of 46 mil lion unique online viewers on several streams and 55 million fans reached on social media channels IEM was the biggest eSports event in history.

Not only the event itself had a big popularity, but also the 40 m² paysafecard booth gained a lot of attention. Equipped with our paysafecard PIN Racer game and goodies we could interact with thousands of visitors directly on site and spread the word through the whole event area with our branded paysafecard crowns.