AMD has begun reporting earnings on what is believed to be its gaming division, which includes the production and sale of custom chips for the PS5 and Xbox Series X | S, as well as discrete PC GPUs designed for gaming.
The sector is reporting $5.6 billion in revenue in 2021, with nearly $1 billion in operating income last year.
For the first time, the company is reporting accurate figures for PC GPU and system-on-a-chip (SOC) production, as it used to report overall results along with the CPU sector.
What’s more, it seems that the gaming sector has exploded recently, given that net revenue increased from 2.7 billion in 2020 to 5.6 billion in 2021, likely due to lower production costs and increased overall distribution after the release of next generation consoles. got into place.
Operating revenue also rose from a deficit of $138 million to a current surplus of $934 million, showing a clear positive trend, so much so that AMD says it claims “record revenue in the semi-custom sector in 2022.” , a segment that consoles especially fall into given that both PS5 and Xbox Series X | S are equipped with specialized SoCs customized according to the needs expressed by Sony and Microsoft.