Blizzard To Optimize Games For ATI Radeon Cards

AMD today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Blizzard Entertainment® that will allow AMD to bundle Blizzard’s best games across all ATI Radeon™ graphics products, to deliver a superior gaming experience. As the exclusive graphics sponsor for BlizzCon™ 2008 in Anaheim, Oct. 10-11, AMD will treat gamers to the unparalleled graphics capabilities of the ATI Radeon™ HD 4800 series in all PCs for game play at BlizzCon™.

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with
Blizzard Entertainment® that will allow AMD to bundle Blizzard’s best games
across all ATI Radeon™ graphics products, to deliver a superior gaming
experience. As the exclusive graphics sponsor for BlizzCon™ 2008 in Anaheim,
Oct. 10-11, AMD will treat gamers to the unparalleled graphics capabilities of
the ATI Radeon™ HD 4800 series in all PCs for game play at BlizzCon™.

“Blizzard Entertainment is responsible for the hottest titles in PC gaming
and AMD is excited to be working closely with one of the top development teams
in the industry to deliver exceptional gaming experiences for players around the
world,” said Rick Bergman, senior vice president and general manager, Graphics
Products, AMD. “Gamers have a variety of choices when it comes to graphics
cards, and those who choose ATI Radeon solutions can be confident their purchase
will give them the visually rich, high-performance experience they expect.”

“Our collaboration with AMD is especially important to us because it provides
us with early access to some of the latest graphics technology,” said Paul Sams,
chief operating officer of Blizzard Entertainment. “Delivering a polished game
experience is one of our top priorities, and this relationship helps us achieve
that goal for Blizzard gamers who choose AMD graphics cards.”

AMD is committed to helping PC gamers around the world enjoy The Ultimate
Visual Experience™. The collaboration with Blizzard Entertainment underscores
the mission of its recently announced AMD GAME! initiative, which is dedicated
to providing consumers the information they need to help them better understand
gaming technology and thus purchase the right systems and components they need
to best meet their high-definition gaming needs.

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