It has already been two years since the PlayStation 5 was released and still to this day gamers are struggling to get their hands on the console following a chip shortage which in turn caused huge stock issues worldwide.
Recent reports have suggested that the stock issues won’t be improving any time soon either, however fans who are still struggling to get their hands on the console will be pleased to know that soon they might not even have to bother trying as a new generation of console is in the works.
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According to a new job listing on LinkedIn, it seems that AMD is on the search for a System-on-Chip Verification Engineer to join the team who were responsible for developing the chip for Xbox and PlayStation.
“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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“A truly multidisciplinary function, working in close collaboration with the front-end designers and physical designers on the various SOC verification efforts, interacting with a wide variety of internal and external design verification development teams, Design Verification methodology, and Silicon IP and tool vendors.”
Of course, fans may be wondering why another console is in the works already considering the stock issues with the PS5 have not yet been resolved.
Although, looking back on previous consoles, we can see that each of them were in development for around 2 years following the launch of the previous console.
It is unclear as to just when we can expect this console to launch, it could be that we still have some time to wait before we sit it hit the market.
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