Starfield Sets Course with AMD for an Epic PC Gaming Odyssey

AMD is Starfield’s Exclusive PC Partner
AMD is Starfield’s Exclusive PC Partner

Brace yourselves, space enthusiasts! Starfield just declared AMD as its one and only PC companion for the much-awaited launch later in the year. This being Bethesda’s debut new IP in almost thirty years, the buzz among gamers is sky-high.

Starfield and AMD: A Partnership Written in the Stars

The gaming cosmos is pulsating with feverish anticipation for Starfield. The recent Starfield Direct showcase beamed a stellar sneak peek of what Bethesda’s impending title has in store. The feedback? A resounding, cosmic cheer! When initial gameplay was revealed last year, the size and combat mechanics ruffled a few feathers. However, having seen the space game strut its stuff recently, it seems these concerns have dissolved into the ether. Sure, Starfield has endured a couple of delays, but if these result in a magnificent RPG, they’ll be nothing but footnotes in its launch story.

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The big reveal was on AMD’s official YouTube space station, confirming its exclusive PC partnership with Starfield. AMD reports that it’s been shoulder-to-shoulder with Bethesda, fine-tuning Starfield for the Ryzen 7000 series processors, and Radeon 7000 series graphics. This alliance means that top-tier AMD GPUs will experience a substantial performance boost in-game.

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The message confirms that the impact isn’t only for PC gamers. The Xbox Series X, kitted out with AMD components, will also reap the benefits, offering a superior gaming experience for all. We’re keeping our fingers crossed that the game maintains robust performance with Intel processors and NVIDIA graphics cards, as it’d be a pity for any user to miss out.

Starfield’s Unprecedented Scale: The Need for Stellar Optimisation

This news is a monumental step in the right direction. PC gamers have been dealt some raw deals with poorly-executed ports recently, leaving a sour taste. Disappointments like The Last of Us Part 1 and Star Wars Jedi: Survivor linger in the memory.

A sub-par Starfield port would be a difficult pill to swallow. Given the sheer magnitude of Starfield’s cosmos, optimisation is bound to be a mammoth task. The game boasts over 1,000 planets – we’re expecting a serious workout for performance without stellar optimisation. This coming after we only just reported on the likely-hood of the title landing on Steam Deck in the near future.

With the countdown ticking, it’s thrilling to see Bethesda’s marketing strategy for Starfield unfold. The Starfield Direct showcase has charted a clear course, and this AMD partnership spells fantastic news for consumers. As per tradition, Bethesda’s Todd Howard has embarked on the press circuit, drumming up excitement for the game. He recently described Starfield as a “modder’s paradise” on PC. We’re on the edge of our seats for more thrilling updates like this as launch day approaches.

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Starfield is preparing for lift-off on September 6th, 2023, for PC and Xbox Series X/S. Buckle up, adventurers!

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