McAfee Continues to Expand Beyond Traditional Antivirus With New McAfee Gamer Security

McAfee offers performance-enhancing features and lightweight security together

LAS VEGAS – (BUSINESS WIRE) – CES– Today, McAfee announced McAfee Gamer Security, designed from scratch to improve game performance, while helping to keep players safe. Developed for the unique needs of gamers, McAfee Gamer Security increases game performance using new technology derived from McAfee’s deep experience in PC systems performance.
Unsurprisingly, performance is the top priority for players, while security also stood out as a key consideration. A recent McAfee survey of PC players revealed that graphic capabilities (66%), RAM (51%) and CPU (51%) are the most important factors during the game, followed by security (42%).

“With McAfee Gamer Security, PC gamers no longer have to choose between performance and protection,” said Don MacLennan, vp engineering, McAfee. “We are going to have everything in the performance of PC games, with improved features, blocking of customizable notifications and light security, we look forward to feedback from the player community as we build something truly unique and valuable for players.”

Key features and benefits include:

Game mode: Automatically increases and optimizes resources such as CPU, GPU, RAM to provide a high performance gaming experience. Game Mode also allows users to suppress notifications and pop-ups to limit interruptions during the gaming experience.

Historical system monitoring: offers system consumption trends for previous gaming sessions, providing customers with valuable data to further optimize their systems for the best possible gaming experience.

Player-centered interface: the dashboard, created to be visible and familiar to players, updates the status of your system, including system monitoring and modification options to prioritize performance.

Minimum consumption of security resources: with a new product architecture and a smaller footprint of resources, players will enjoy a light security protection at all times. Security features can even stop during game mode to get higher performance gains
Availability and prices

It is anticipated that McAfee Gamer Security will be launched to limited beta users in the United States in the first quarter of 2019. Details on availability, features and the beta program are available at Gameonmcafee.com.

About Mcafee

McAfee is the cloud to device cybersecurity company. Inspired by the power to work together, McAfee creates commercial and consumer solutions that make our world a safer place. www.mcafee.com/activate

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