AMD announced that the 50 millionth ATI 'Hollywood' graphics processor for the Wii game console from Nintendo shipped today.
With 50 million units delivered, the ATI graphics processor code-named 'Hollywood' becomes the most successful AMD game console chip to date in terms of unit sales.
"Nintendo values its ongoing relationship with AMD. AMD?s graphics technology expertise as displayed in the ATI 'Hollywood' chip is a great part of the momentum of Wii. Our combined efforts help deliver entertaining experiences to create many smiling faces in living rooms around the world," said Genyo Takeda, general manager of Integrated Research and Development, Nintendo Co., Ltd.
"We congratulate Nintendo on this major milestone for its popular Wii console. AMD shares Nintendo?s excitement for delivering engaging experiences for every member of the family," said Rick Bergman, senior vice president and general manager, Graphics Products Group, AMD.
AMD has a 10-year history of providing graphics solutions for Nintendo spanning both the Wii and Nintendo GameCube consoles.