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Crysis 4 announced, start saving for a new graphics card

With powerful graphics cards worldwide still being snapped up by cryptocurrency miners, it feels almost cruel for Crytek to announce another Crysis game. Today they confirmed they’re returning to their supersuit FPS with a new instalment they claim will be “a truly next-gen shooter.” They’re not clear about what next-gen means to them. Will Crysis 4: a) require a £1500 graphics card; b) be a battle royale; or c) sell NFT hats on the metaverse blockchain cryptonet? Answers on a postcard, reader dear. Read more

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Windows 11 runs on phones, so phones now run Crysis

Windows is full of phone-based surprises, lately. For example, Windows 11 natively supports Android apps. It also turns out both Windows 10 and Windows 11 can be installed on phones with ARM and Snapdragon chipsets. And we’re not talking about the old Windows Phone OS, either. This is proper, desktop Windows. That’s a route that eventually leads down a certain path. A question asked of all PCs since the mid-2000s, and now one we must ask of modern phones: “But can it run Crysis?” The answer the OnePlus 6T cockily spits back is, “A bit.” Read more

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Crysis Remastered Trilogy coming to consoles and PC this fall

By Stephany Nunneley 1 June 2021 16:38 GMT Crytek today announced that a Crysis Remastered Trilogy will release for consoles and PC this fall.The Crysis Remastered Trilogy features the single-player remasters of Crysis, Crysis 2, and Crysis 3, optimized in partnership with Saber Interactive.Watch on YouTubeThe three-game bundle will be available on PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, and for PC, with the game playing “even smoother” on next-gen PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.Crysis Remastered is available for these platforms now, and the remasters of Crysis 2 and Crysis 3 will also be made available separately.“We’re excited to announce that these iconic…

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Crysis Twitter account is teasing something to do with Crysis 2

By Stephany Nunneley 22 May 2021 20:31 GMT Is a Crysis 2 Remaster in the works? Only Crytek knows for sure.The official Crysis Twitter page recently posted an interesting tweet referencing Crysis 2. Watch on YouTubeThe tweet reads: “They used to call me Prophet.” This is of course reference to something spoken by Major Laurence “Prophet” Barnes in the game.Barnes was also a character in the original Crysis. He was the commanding officer of Raptor Team, and also has a role in Crysis 3 (thanks, PC Gamer). The Twitter account also followed up this tweet with an image of the…

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Crysis Remastered will now play at up to 60 fps on PS5, Xbox Series X/S

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 7 April 2021 16:21 GMT Crytek has released the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S update for Crysis Remastered.The Crysis Remastered update for new-gen consoles will now play at up to 60 fps.Here’s the rundown:PlayStation 5 Performance mode – 1080p – 60 fps Quality mode – 1800p – 60 fps RayTracing – 1440p – 60 fps Xbox Series X Performance mode – 1080p – 60 fps Quality mode – 2160p – 60 fps RayTracing – 1440p – 60 fps Xbox Serries S Performance mode – 1080p – 60 fps Quality mode – 2160p – 30 fps RayTracing…

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Crysis Remastered update adds DLSS support on PC

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 12 March 2021 16:33 GMT Crytek has released a new update for Crysis Remastered on PC.The free Crysis Remastered update adds DLSS support to the game and runs on compatible Nvidia graphics cards, offering players dramatically improved performance.NVIDIA DLSS technology takes advantage of deep learning and AI to improve game performance and visual quality. It uses advanced AI rendering to produce sharp, quality images with improved stability from frame to frame, boosting both performance and resolution.With DLSS enabled, the game receives up to a 40% performance boost with increased frame rates for those playing with compatible…

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It looks like Crytek’s next game is a sandbox shooter

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 6 January 2021 17:51 GMT What’s next for the house of Crysis? It would seem that Crytek is working on a sandbox first-person shooter.That’s according to a job ad for the company’s Frankfurt studio – as spotted by WCCFTech – which is hiring for an “unannounced AAA project” at the moment. One of the requirements for a game designer role the company is looking to fill is “Deep passion for gaming, preferably FPS sandbox games.”Beyond the fact it’s working on a first-person shooter, there’s little else to go on. It’s possible that Crytek is working on…

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Crysis Remastered tech trailer shows the original compared to 8K visuals

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 15 September 2020 20:38 GMT Crytek has today released a new tech trailer demonstrating the visual upgrades and optimizations featured in Crysis Remastered.The Crysis Remastered video you will see shows footage of the original in comparison to the remastered version, displaying in 8K.Crysis Remastered takes advantage of current generation hardware and technology advances to include a range of visual features such as ray tracing, global illumination (SVOGI), rippling caustics, up to 8K textures, including an 8K Nanosuit, enhanced particle and explosion effects, and more.Earlier this month, Crytek revealed the minimum and recommended PC specs, and they are…

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Here’s a look at Crysis Remastered running on Xbox One X with ray tracing mode enabled

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 8 September 2020 19:40 GMT Crysis Remastered looks rather nice on Xbox One X.Crysis Remastered features ray tracing on both PS4 Pro and Xbox One X, but Digital Foundry shows you how it looks running on the latter.According to the article and analysis from DF, metal surfaces and glass produce accurate reflections, with RT reflections mapped onto the nanosuit, as seen in the game’s cutscenes.The article also states that since ray tracing is so GPU-intensive, it is only available on the enhanced consoles. If you select the ray tracing option, the resolution will be brought down to…

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Crysis Remastered minimum and recommended PC specs are fairly reasonable

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 4 September 2020 10:58 GMT Crysis Remastered, so far at least, doesn’t look like it requires a monster PC.Crytek has revealed the minimum and recommended specs for the PC version of Crysis Remastered. The specs were published on the game’s Epic Games Store page and they are definitely attainable.Unfortunately, this is just another in a long list of cases where developers don’t actually state the target visuals and performance each set of specs is intended for. Are the recommended specs good for 1080p 60fps, or is 30fps the standard? It’s hard to say without actual benchmarking,…

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Crysis Remastered releases for PC, PS4, and Xbox One September 18

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 21 August 2020 15:44 GMT Crysis Remastered has a release date for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.Crytek has announced a release date for Crysis Remastered for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.You’ll be able to pick it up on September 18 digitally through the Epic Games Store, Microsoft Store, and PlayStation Store for $29.99 or the regional equivalent.Co-developed with Saber Interactive, the remastered first-person shooter was initially set to be released on July 23 but was delayed in order to make some improvements. It was not delayed on Switch, however.The game features high-quality textures up to 8K,…