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Next-Gen PlayStation, Xbox SoCs Reportedly In The Works At AMD

AMD has revealed that the team behind the SoCs for PlayStation and Xbox hardware are hiring for a verification engineer for a next-generation chip.

The job listing was posted up on LinkedIn, and reveals the following info:

The team behind the chip powering XBOX™, PlayStation™ and the latest RDNA-family graphics chip is hiring for its Markham location in Canada for the next-generation chip development project!

We are currently looking for a System-on-Chip Verification Engineer who will be part of a team working on next generation of a complex SOC design. The successful candidate will play a key role in SOC verification performing the following duties for functional, power, and performance aspects with simulation and hardware emulation environment.

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Presumably this pertains to new consoles from Sony and Microsoft, although we won’t find out anything for sure for a while yet. Then again, there’s murmurs that Sony is working on PS5 Pro, so it could relate to a new hardware update.

According to previous reports, the as-yet unconfirmed PS5 Pro will be a significant step up in terms of performance, and may launch by 2024.

[Source – OPAttack]