SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) today announced AMD4U, a program designed to offer to PC buyers some of todayâ€™s best creative tools and gaming applications optimized for AMD processors and graphics. Kicking off the program, consumers purchasing an eligible AMD-powered system may qualify to receive up to three free games from the entire current Square Enix Collective indie portfolio, and/or may be eligible to receive up to two months of AdobeÂ® Creative CloudÂ® or three months of the Creative Cloud Photography plan.
This program highlights the continued commitment by AMD to empower content creators and gamers with incredible experiences, in collaboration with recognized industry leaders like Adobe and Square Enix.
â€śBuilding on the consumer enthusiasm and strong reviews from our recent AMD Ryzenâ„˘ and Radeonâ„˘ graphics launches, we are proud to work with both Adobe and the Square Enix Collective to provide our customers with powerful software takes full advantage of the leadership performance AMD delivers,â€ť said John Taylor, vice president of Worldwide Marketing at AMD. â€śWhether for gaming or creative applications, people today expect a smooth overall experience and incredible responsiveness, all intrinsic elements of the AMD hardware portfolio. Thanks to Adobe and Square Enix, weâ€™re not only making creative tools and indie games available to customers, but also expanding our focus on optimizations that demonstrate the power and performance provided by AMD.â€ť
Adobe Creative Cloud includes a comprehensive range of Adobe desktop and mobile creative apps and services, from industry standards like Adobe PhotoshopÂ® CC and Adobe Premiere ProÂ® CC, to innovative new tools like Adobe Experience Design CC (Beta). The Creative Cloud apps and services empower designers, photographers, filmmakers and video producers with the worldâ€™s best creative tools so they can make just about anything they want, wherever their inspiration takes them.
â€śAdobe Creative Cloud and the Creative Cloud Photography plan offered in the AMD4U program provide an amazing opportunity to discover the best creative tools available, like Adobe IllustratorÂ® CC, Adobe InDesignÂ® CC, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe LightroomÂ® CC, and a wealth of personalized learning resources,â€ť said Sue Skidmore, head of partner relations at Adobe. â€śLeveraging the performance of new AMD systems, the Adobe tools empower anyone who wants to create great content for themselves, their company, or their clients, on almost any platform.â€ť
The â€śSquare Enix Collective,â€ť the indie publishing program of Square Enix, is offering gamers a variety of free games from independent game developers from around the world. Consumers will be able to choose up to three titles from an impressive list of games spanning a variety of gaming categories.
â€śSquare Enix Collective is all about finding and supporting new up-and-coming game developers and helping them to build sustainable businesses â€“ to allow them to keep being creative, and building the best games that they can,â€ť said Phil Elliott, creator of Square Enix Collective. â€śWith AMDâ€™s commitment, as part of the AMD4U program, we are able to provide gamers with access to an amazing array of new gaming experiences from these handpicked indie developers. The games available as part of the offer will showcase the variety and depth of the Collective portfolio, and bring fresh perspectives and new ideas, taking full advantage of AMDâ€™s powerful systems. We canâ€™t wait for gamers to play these games, and help support some great development talent to grow!â€ť
The strategic AMD4U program is designed to highlight the recent global release of award-winning AMD Ryzenâ„˘ 7 and AMD Ryzenâ„˘ 5 desktop processors, introducing disruptive levels of compute performance, as well as the launch of the Radeonâ„˘ RX 500 series, the latest line of powerful graphics cards from AMD.
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