AMD will power Wii U’s graphics

Wednesday, 8 June 2011 09:06 GMT By Debabrata Nath

AMD has announced that it’ll be providing the graphics processor for Wii U.

Wii U will be sporting a custom MD Radeon HD GPU which will offer “high-definition graphics support; rich multimedia acceleration and playback; and multiple display support”.

Senior managing director of integrated research and revelopment at Nintendo Genyo Takeda said: “AMD will support our vision of innovating play through unique entertainment experiences”.

“AMD shares Nintendo’s excitement for the new HD entertainment experience planned for the Wii U console, added”David Wang, corporate vice president of Silicon Engineering at AMD.

AMD didn’t reveal any specifics about the processor, though.