ATI introduces RADEON 9800 XT and RADEON 9600 XT, demonstrating industry leadership once again
) is the press release announcing ATI's latest, including word on
the promised Half-Life 2 bundle, even if the game did not make its planned
release date, as word is purchasers of these cards will get a copy of Half-Life
2 "when the game ships." ATI and Valve Team up to Showcase the best of 3D Gaming
has more on this, including quotes from Valve, like the following:
has been a great partner on the engineering front. Our work with ATI has enabled
DirectX 9 functionality that wouldn't have been possible with any other
company," said Gabe Newell, Founder and Managing Director, Valve.
"ATI's hardware gives our customers the best experience with our software.
So we've chosen to extend our relationship to include marketing initiatives that
will showcase both Half-Life 2 and RADEON products."