State-of-the-art technology ensures developers are ready for the future
of gaming now
FRANKFURT, Germany, May 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Videogame developer and
publisher Crytek GmbH has welcomed the unveiling of Xbox One, the
all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, reiterating
that their CryENGINE 3 technology is equipped to start creating
software for the system now.
Crytek recently became an officially licensed provider of middleware and
tools for Xbox One, and will support the platform as well as equipping
CryENGINE 3 licensees with the advanced toolset required to achieve
their own games for the system.
"We offered assurances over two years ago that CryENGINE 3 was ready for
the next generation of consoles, and time has revealed that promise to
be true," said Carl Jones, Director of Global Business Development at
Crytek. "As developers begin to create new games for Xbox One, our
technology and unparalleled support will ensure CryENGINE 3 users
remain at the forefront of the industry now and well into the future."
Crytek's CryENGINE 3 is used by licensees around the world to create
blockbuster hits and popular online games, and is the first all-in-one
development solution that provides multi-award winning graphics, and
all necessary game systems and tools, out of the box.
About Crytek GmbH
Crytek GmbH ("Crytek") is an independent company at the forefront of the
interactive entertainment industry, and is dedicated to pushing the
boundaries of gaming by creating standout experiences for Xbox 360™,
Playstation®3, PC, mobile devices and games-as-service using their cutting-edge
The company's headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). Crytek
also has studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia
(Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Nottingham (UK), Shanghai (China),
Istanbul (Turkey) and Austin (USA).
Since its foundation in 1999, Crytek has consistently been recognized
for excellence in its field, earning accolades such as the 2011 Develop
Award for Best Independent Studio and a 2010 Red Dot Design Award. Its
multi-award winning games include Far Cry®, Crysis® (awarded best PC Game of E3 2007 and Best Technology at the 2008 Game
Developers Choice Awards), Crysis Warhead® (awarded Best Graphics Technology at IGN Best of 2008 Awards), Crysis® 2 (awarded Best Shooter of E3 2010 and Gamescom 2010) and Warface
(awarded Best Social/Casual/Online Game of Gamescom 2012). For more
information, please visit http://www.crytek.com.
SOURCE: Crytek GmbH
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