Intel is working hard on its Xe GPU sector. The talent migration continues to affect AMD’s Radeon division, and they lost their chief architect for console and cloud games SOCs, Ali Ibrahim, who will now be vice president of Intel’s Architecture, Graphics and Software Group, working closely with the Xe team.
During his 13 years at AMD, Ali Ibrahim has worked on the development of current and future generation consoles and more recently, new projects for cloud gaming, an area that is likely to be of interest to Intel as it expands the market presence of its dedicated graphics. The Blues didn’t mention what Ibrahim’s goals in the company will be, so at the moment everything is just speculation. However, it will undoubtedly be a hard blow for AMD, which continues to lose part of its team before the introduction of its new GPUs and the new consoles from Microsoft and Sony.
It will be interesting to see how Intel’s Xe GPU graphics sector develops, which already has a large number of talents brought not only by AMD but also by Nvidia. With this impressive workforce, added to the almost unlimited economic capital, the potential is enormous, although it must be well used to succeed.