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Microsoft Sponsors World Cyber Games

Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 will become the exclusive platforms for the world's largest video game tournament, which draws more than a million competitors each year.

Laurie Sullivan

April 14, 2006

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Microsoft Corp. has signed on to sponsor the World Cyber Games competition through 2008, the WCG gaming commission said Thursday.

World Cyber Games provides a global tournament within cyberspace gamers calls "e-sports." The deal gives Microsoft a grip on games featured in the tournament. Microsoft Windows and <a = "http: www.techweb.com encyclopedia defineterm.jhtml?term="xbox"">Xbox 360

will become the exclusive platforms for the world's largest videogame tournament that draws more than a million competitors worldwide each year. Competitors vie for millions in prizes. Games include Dead or Alive 4 and Project Gotham Racing 3.

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