Tom's Hardware noticed that an Intel Xe session appeared on the roster of the GDC 2020 conference in March. Intel's Antoine Cohade will discuss some of the powerful new features of the Xe architecture.
“Intel's brand new Xe Architecture, has been teased for a while, and is scheduled for release later this year," the description of the presentation on the GDC session scheduler reads. "This update brings a significant compute, geometry and throughput improvements over today's widely used Gen9 and Gen11 graphics.”
The listing further notes that the architecture tour will detail the structure of the its building blocks and their performance implications. For software developers, it will also explain how to optimize for these features. The target audience are game and engine developers and engineers with an interest in hardware.