Microsoft deal with AMD for Xbox One valued at $3 billion

Microsoft deal with AMD for Xbox One valued at $3 billion
According to a former AMD employee, Microsoft's new Xbox One deal with the company is valued at over $3 billion.

Bob Feldstein, formerly of AMD and now with Nvidia, let the number slip via his LinkedIn page. On the page, the exec writes that "AMD provided a custom silicon solution to Microsoft for the XBox One, a game console and entertainment device."



Continuing, he says: "My involvement was focused on business management and supply agreement negotiations. This required the coordination of multiple functional teams within AMD, as well as regular customer meetings with leadership teams responsible for handling the challenges of complex, multi-year deals. This project is valued at $3+B."

Although the complete specs are not known just yet, the Xbox One will run on a 64bit AMD architecture and include 8GB RAM.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 29 May 2013 11:43
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  • 3 comments
  • bankai987

    wow...three billion dollars and I hope it fails, drmd piece of crap. Xbox one what a funny name, the first thing I thought of when I heard the name was getting up and taking a deuce.

    But,If you love being screwed by microsoft this is the system for you

    29.5.2013 18:30 #1

  • Justoneguy

    Originally posted by bankai987: wow...three billion dollars and I hope it fails, drmd piece of crap. Xbox one what a funny name, the first thing I thought of when I heard the name was getting up and taking a deuce.

    But,If you love being screwed by microsoft this is the system for you
    I think they should call it the "spybox." Microsoft and game developers will reportedly be using information collected by the mandatory kinect, like physical reactions to games etc. as "marketing research."

    31.5.2013 04:15 #2

  • voyager

    Oh my God I can't believe that I will not buy the next Xbox.,Sorry M$ but you design this machine thinking in your pockets and not in our hearts

    8.6.2013 18:50 #3

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