AMD unveils North American launch of Gaming Evolved title

AMD, a semiconductor company, has announced the North American launch of its Gaming Evolved title Crysis 3.

Working closely with Crytek, AMD engineers optimized Crysis 3 to enable performance on AMD Radeon graphics cards, powered by the AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture. The AMD/Crytek alliance accelerates Crysis 3 with the graphics processing unit (GPU), the AMD Radeon 7970 GHz Edition

"'Crysis 3' is designed and optimized to be played on AMD Radeon graphics. No other GPU delivers the visual experience or next-generation features of AMD Radeon," said Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager, AMD Graphics.

"Our close collaboration with Crytek means the robust AMD GCN architecture is fully exploited by 'Crysis 3' code paths. We set out to deliver the best gaming experience possible for enthusiasts, and frankly we've accomplished this through the Gaming Evolved program. The best way to enjoy it is through the 'Never Settle Reloaded' bundle."

"To deliver hyper-realistic experiences, no other PC game demands more from the graphics processor than 'Crysis 3,' " said Cevat Yerli, CEO and president, Crytek.

"By choosing AMD Radeon graphics, gamers experience 'Crysis 3' in stunning visual clarity, even when settings are cranked to the max .The launch of 'Crysis 3' is just the beginning of an exciting relationship with AMD and its Gaming Evolved program, which will help fuel development of future CryEngine titles. Together, AMD and Crytek will help redefine the PC gaming industry."