The current generation of consoles with Xbox Series X | s and PlayStation 5 is just 18 months old. Due to the pandemic, much less of the new consoles than would normally have been the case.
However, Microsoft, like Sony, should already worry about another generation of consoles and design it on paper.
But also AMD, which provides the necessary chips for both platforms, is based on a job advertisement to develop the next generation.
“The team behind the chip for Xbox, PlayStation and the latest graphics chip of the RDNA family is looking for their location in Markham, Canada, employee 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 that is working on the next generation of a complex SoC design. The successful candidate will play a key role in the SOC verification and perform the following tasks for functional, energy and performance aspects with simulation and hardware emission. ”
Based on the information mentioned, an RDNA SOC from AMD would be used for the next generation of consoles.