NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) announced that it will hold this year’s GeForce event on September 1. The company is expected to use the event to unveil the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080, its latest generation of graphics cards.
Official details about the event are scarce, although it is known that the company’s CEO and founder, Jensen Huang will give an address. A countdown for the show is already running on the official GeForce event website. Alongside the countdown is a teaser about the launch of a big GeForce GPU. The graphics card maker will broadcast the event online.
Unveiling the GeForce RTX 3000 series of cards
The company is expected to use the event to unveil its GeForce RTX 3000 series of cards. Nvidia will also launch the RTX 3080 successor to the RTX 2080. In recent days, unconfirmed reports have indicated that the company plans to launch its new Ampere graphics cards on September 9.
Nvidia’s new RTX cards will be based on the company’s new Ampere GPU architecture. The company launched the Ampere GPU architecture in May to be used for data analytics, cloud graphics, and scientific computing. The company has since indicated that the upcoming GeForce event will only focus on gaming and graphics.
Nvidia’s next-gen PS5 and Xbox Series X-killing GPUs to be launched soon
There has been growing hype over Nvidia ‘s upcoming September 1 event, promising to show off something special. The company also intends to use the event to launch its next-generation gaming hardware. There has been heated competition in the gaming industry with Sony and Microsoft expected to launch their next-gen PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles.
Nvidia has announced that it is celebrating the launch of Ubisoft’s Hyper Scape to GeForce Now cloud gaming platform. The company has announced a six-month GeForce Now subscription plus other Hyper Scape offerings for $24.95. The subscription will allow gamers to play the PC version of the game plus other Epic Game Store or Steam games on an Android device.