AMD has introduced plans to host an tournament known as Subsequent Horizon Gaming on the E3 expo on June 10 in Los Angeles, the place it’s going to unveil its “next-generation gaming merchandise that can form the way forward for PC, console and cloud gaming for future years”. The outline issues to the formal release of AMD’s Navi structure, which can be used for shopper gaming GPUs slated for release this 12 months, and has been showed to be the root of a minimum of one next-gen recreation console. AMD will live-stream the development, the place main recreation builders will even make appearances to preview all new content material and show off their upcoming titles.
AMD has promised to launch GPUs based on the Navi architecture, the usage of a brand new 7nm production procedure, in Q3 this 12 months. The June date falls inside Q2, so it isn’t but transparent whether or not new graphics playing cards can be introduced or to be had on the market instantly. The development additionally issues to AMD now not unveiling Navi-based GPUs at Computex 2019, scheduled for the remaining week of Would possibly in Taipei, the place CEO Dr Lisa Su is set to address the opening keynote. AMD has additionally introduced that the Computex keynote on Would possibly 27 can be live-streamed as neatly.
The Subsequent Horizon Gaming tournament will happen at 3pm PT (three:30am IST) on Monday, June 10, coinciding with the E3 2019 leisure and gaming expo. It’ll be hosted through Geoff Keighley, author of The Game Awards. AMD has showed that Su will provide main points of the corporate’s upcoming merchandise and era. The development can be open to enthusiasts and AMD neighborhood contributors in addition to the clicking.
The Navi structure was once first introduced in 2016, regardless that merchandise have been anticipated to be introduced in 2018 at the moment. Navi will prevail AMD’s mainstream Polaris and high-end Vega architectures, and the corporate may well be hoping to problem Nvidia’s present management place within the PC gaming marketplace. On the other hand, the primary Navi-based shopper GPUs launching this 12 months will fit in underneath the present flagship Vega-based Radeon VII, and won’t problem Nvidia’s top-end GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, as confirmed by the company following its most up-to-date quarterly income file.
In June remaining 12 months, it was once reported that Sony’s next-gen PlayStation 5 console would use a custom GPU based on the Navi architecture, and that news was confirmed in April this 12 months. The PlayStation five will function now not just a Navi GPU but additionally a 7nm octa-core AMD Ryzen CPU according to the upcoming Zen 2 architecture that the Ryzen 3000 series can be according to when it launches this 12 months.
Google has additionally showed that AMD will be supplying the GPUs for its Stadia cloud gaming service, regardless that no specs or architectural main points had been disclosed but. It’s conceivable that some new main points will emerge at or following the Subsequent Horizons Gaming tournament.