By Michael Thomsen For Dailymail.com
Published: 17:27 GMT, 26 March 2020 | Updated: 17:28 GMT, 26 March 2020
A hacker has stolen source code for the graphics processor in the upcoming Xbox Series X games console and is demanding a $100million ransom for the files.
Computer component manufacturer AMD first confirmed the theft in a brief statement posted on their website.
The company said they had initially been contacted in December by a person claiming to have 'test files related to a subset of our current and future graphics products.'
A hacker has taken source code for the graphics processor in the upcoming Xbox Series X games console and is ransoming it for $100million
Part of the files include code related to AMD's Arden graphics processor, which was designed for the Xbox Series X games consoles, currently scheduled for release in the fall of 2020.