) recently joined forces with Warner Bros. Interactive
Entertainment and WB Games Montreal to launch Batman: Arkham
Origins under the Batman: Arkham videogame franchise.
The collaboration will help NVIDIA developers to include new
gaming technologies such as DirectX tessellation, NVIDIA TXAA
antialiasing, soft shadows and NVIDIA PhysX engine environmental
effects which allow the company to add minute details, thus
creating a realistic image of Gotham City.
Moreover, gamers buying certain GPUs (GeForce GTX 660, 660 Ti,
670, 680, 760, 770 or 780) from the partners will be given a free
PC edition of Batman to be released on Oct 25. This will increase
NVIDIA's customer base and help in garnering additional revenue.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is a global interactive
entertainment provider. It provides games for all platforms
including console, handheld and PC-based for both internal and
third-party game titles. WB Games Montreal works with Warner
Bros. Studios (including DC Entertainment) which is focused on
the most innovative approach to games as well as current and
upcoming video game consoles.
NVIDIA reported revenues of $977.2 million in the second quarter
of 2013, down 6.4% year over year, but up 2.4% sequentially. The
revenue was slightly better than management's outlook. However,
revenues lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $980.0 million.
Apart from this, NVIDIA ramped up the production of its next
generation processor Tegra 4 during the quarter. The company also
started shipping its new branded gaming and entertainment device
NVIDIA Corporation offers digital media processors and related
software for a wide range of visual computing platforms. It is a
worldwide leader in visual computing technologies and the
inventor of the graphic processing unit or GPU.
NVIDIA's innovative product pipeline that consists of the
recently introduced SHIELD and the upcoming Mobile processor
Logan Tegra 4 processors will boost top-line growth, going
However, the company is facing stiff competition from the likes
Micro Devices, Inc.
). Also, higher operating expenses are expected to hurt
profitability in the near term.
Currently, NVIDIA has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
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