Whereas nothing has been confirmed by Sony or Microsoft, it’s usually assumed the following PlayStation and Xbox are on the horizon, with many trying to 2020 as a possible launch date. It’s additionally closely speculated/rumored that AMD processors and graphics tech will as soon as once more be powering Sony and Microsoft’s machines, and we might now have affirmation of that.
In a current interview with CNBC’s Jim Cramer (sure, good outdated Mad Cash continues to be going), AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su seemingly confirmed they’re contributing to new Sony/Microsoft consoles, and that they’re engaged on creating a novel “secret sauce” for every.
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“We very, very a lot admire our partnerships with all of our key prospects. Microsoft with Home windows and recreation consoles. We now have a imaginative and prescient of the place cloud computing goes, and we’re intently on that with them. We view a part of our power is that we are able to work with all prospects […] and we are able to differentiate with every one among them. We’re working with each Sony and Microsoft on consoles, and so they each have their particular secret sauce we’re serving to them do.”
Now, Su by no means particularly stated AMD is engaged on new Sony and Microsoft consoles, however her phrasing very a lot implies it. Additionally, her assertion was made on an funding present, so it’s logical to imagine Su was making a forward-looking assertion, slightly than speaking in regards to the Xbox One/PS4. Talking of forward-looking statements, Su additional hinted some large issues are on the best way for AMD…
“The attention-grabbing factor about semiconductors is…we’re making selections now, the place you gained’t see the result for 3, 4, 5 years. So, look, we’ve made some good selections. I like making an attempt to foretell the long run, and hopefully we make some good selections.”
AMD has been on a scorching streak just lately, with a profitable refocusing on high-end computing and optimism over the corporate’s future tech pushing its inventory value to a 12-year-high. Subsequent-generation consoles would simply be one other feather in AMD’s cap.
What do you suppose? When will the PS5/Nextbox arrive, and what might be below the hood?
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