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CryTek delays Crysis Remastered reveal trailer

For those of you who are not familiar to Crysis. It was a first person shooter that was released for PC in 2007, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in 2011. The next question is going to be: “Can my hardware run Crysis?” Because Crysis in 2007 needed a pretty beefy PC to run Crysis (1), yes, I said the original Crysis. Both the PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 versions of the game had to be coded to work on the system(s), and when it did work… it was chugging along. The game was graphics heavy. So heavy, that you’d find framerate drops in between shots, special effects, and whatnot. The PC version was using CryEngine 2, while the PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 versions were using CryEngine 3. Crysis Remastered will be released in the Summer, and will be using the new CryEngine update.

On April 16th, CryTek announced, and teased Crysis Remastered for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Yesterday, CryTek announced that their gameplay reveal was going to take place on July 1, 2020. Recently there was a trailer leak of Crysis Remastered, and there was a mix of reactions, mostly negative. CryTek decided to make a quick decision, and withdraw the YouTube premiere for today. CryTek then posted an update to Twitter to talk about their new decision…

The announcement reads:

“Dear Crysis Fans, as you know, Crysis Remastered will be coming into the world this year – and at the same time the Crysis IP will debut on the Nintendo Switch!

Your passion for the Crysis franchise deserves an undeniably high-quality game, and we are committed to delivering just that. To ensure that we meet that commitment, we will need to delay the launch date (all platforms) and trailer premiere by a few weeks. Because they already started, pre-orders for Switch will stay open, but pre-orders for all other platforms will be delayed as well.

The features you’re looking forward to are already set, but we want to take the time on polishing the game. You might be aware of the leak yesterday, and we want you to know: we’ve seen all the reactions – the good and the bad – and we’re listening! We’re still working on a number of things in game, as well as the storefront. Please keep the love coming, and rest assure, you’ll have the game you love shortly!

This extra time until release will allow us to get Crysis Remastered up to the PC- and console-breaking standard you’ve come to expect from Crysis games. We hop you understand what we’re up to – and that you stay with us while we take the time to make a few more improvements. Stay tuned, and we’ll have that game, in your hands as soon as we possibly can. We’ll keep you updated on our progress, so please hang in there, and check back here for updates!”

We’ll know more about Crysis Remastered as we get it.