The latest news is that Nvidia has just released a job posting revealing that the company is working forNintendoThe latest clues to the chip for the next-gen Switch console.
It can be seen that it is recruiting an engineer for ‘game console development tools’, and the job title has quite clearly explained the job content of the candidate——
Successful candidates will design ‘next-generation’ graphics tools to help console developers easily access and implement NVIDIA GPU-related technologies and capabilities.
If you’re passionate about 3D graphics, GPU under-the-hood and close to hardware, or have ever dreamed of helping bring video games to life, try applying to join this fast, agile, and experienced team.
The original reads:
Are you ready to travel at the speed of light? NVIDIA is recruiting highly skilled, creative and hands-on software engineers to pioneer graphics development tools for next-generation consoles.
We’re looking for a low-level programmer to help provide the best experience for game developers looking to debug and optimize. You’ll build in partnership with the NVIDIA graphics tools team and empower developers around the world to harness the power of NVIDIA GPUs.
The job posting also mentions that NVIDIA is particularly looking to find those who are proficient in “GPU low-level performance tuning/optimization” with an eye toward enabling developers to achieve higher and more consistent frame rate experiences.
Given that the Switch is the only product among the three major game console platforms that uses an NVIDIA chip solution – the Sony PS5 andMicrosoftXSX / XSS are bothAMDCustom SoCs – Nvidia has undoubtedly made the next move for Nintendo known to the world.