| ||Thread Tools|
|19th June 2013, 07:43||#1|
Join Date: May 2010
All Frostbite 3 Titles Will Be Optimized For AMD Only (Updated)
According to a report from IGN, EA and AMD have entered an agreement which sees the latter benefiting from exclusive rights to optimization for games based on EA's Frostbite 3 engine. Titles like Battlefield 4, Need for Speed Rivals and Mirror's Edge 2 are subject to this rumored accord between AMD and EA, but also many other current and future EA titles. Of course, this will not completely remove NVIDIA from the Frostbite 3 table, they will simply be absent from it until the actual launch takes place, meaning that pre-launch testing and driver optimization can only be done by AMD, leaving NVIDIA at a clear disadvantage.
While sill an unconfirmed rumor, AMD refused to deny it in a reply to Ryan Shrout's query regarding the story. AMD's reply below.
"It makes sense that game developers would focus on AMD hardware with AMD hardware being the backbone of the next console generation. At this time, though, our relationship with EA is exclusively focused on Battlefield 4 and its hardware optimizations for AMD CPUs, GPUs and APUs."
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|EA brings Frostbite 3.0 engine to mobile gaming with Frostbite Go||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||15th May 2013 09:00|
|First Titles Get Steam's Greenlight||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||12th September 2012 08:38|
|Crytek's future is in free to play titles||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||11th June 2012 08:01|
|Kindle Receives 5,000 More Book Titles||Shogun||WebNews||0||2nd June 2008 17:48|
|ATI 3870X2 CrossfireX Review - Part II: The DX9 Titles||jmke||WebNews||0||15th April 2008 13:02|
|Silentmaxx Frostbite CPU Cooler Review||jmke||WebNews||0||2nd January 2008 09:47|
|Silentmaxx FrostBite Pro CPU Cooler Review||Sidney||WebNews||0||15th August 2007 22:06|
|Blu-ray disc rot on a few titles||jmke||WebNews||0||17th June 2007 18:20|
|Titles That Won't Launch with the PlayStation 3||jmke||WebNews||0||18th November 2006 17:43|
|hands-on time with Nintendo's next generation titles||jmke||WebNews||1||10th May 2006 22:16|