|[February 15, 2013]
From Los Angeles to London Gamers Worldwide Are Suiting up for the Launch of Crysis 3 - the Pinnacle in the Award-Winning Crysis Series
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
The countdown to the launch of Crysis 3 has begun! In just four
days, Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) and award-winning developer Crytek
GmbH will unleash Crysis 3 to gamers worldwide. Anticipation has
been building for months, as press and fans praise the gorgeous visuals
and unparalleled power of the Nanosuit. More than three million gamers
worldwide downloaded the Crysis 3 multiplayer beta propelling
pre-orders to new heights, now reaching 35% over Crysis 2. Gamers
are also devouring YouTube (News - Alert) videos of Prophet, the Nanosuit and the 7
Wonders of the New York Liberty Dome, with more than 16 million video
views on the official Crysis
Developed by Crytek and powered by the proprietary cutting edge
CryENGINE technology, Crysis 3 is the next installment in the
award-winning Crysis franchise. The series is known for its
spectacular visuals, dynamic, open gameplay and its signature Nanosuit
that grants players unique powers to assess, adapt and attack in any
situation. In Crysis 3, players return to the fight as Prophet on
his quest to save mankind. Set in New York, the city has been encased in
a Nanodome that has turned this once thriving metropolis into a
veritable urban rainforest teeming with overgrown trees, dense
swamplands and raging rivers. Seven distinct and treacherous
environments become known as the 7 Wonders. This dangerous new world
demands advanced weapons and strategies, including the enhanced Nanosuit
which provides players a tactical advantage. In addition to the powerful
Nanosuit, players wield the devastating Predator bow and cutting-edge
alien weaponry to become the deadliest hunter on the planet.
Crysis 3 will be available for the Xbox 360® video
game and entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer
entertainment system and PC on February 19 in North America. Players who
pre-order Crysis 3: Digital Deluxe Edition* on Origin.com
will receive Crysis and Crysis 2: Maximum Edition, plus the
Crysis franchise digital soundtrack, early in-game unlocks and
more. For more information on Crysis 3, please visit www.crysis.com,
and for the latest news visit www.facebook.com/crysis or
follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) at www.twitter.com/crysis.
Press assets for Crysis 3 are available at www.info.ea.com.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive
entertainment. The Company delivers games, content and online services
for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones,
tablets and social networks. EA has more than 275 million registered
players and operates in 75 countries.
In fiscal 2012, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.1 billion.
Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a
portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster brands such
as The Sims™, Madden NFL, FIFA Soccer, Need for Speed™, Battlefield™ and
Mass Effect™. More information about EA is available at http://info.ea.com.
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 3D-Game-Technology, CryENGINE®.
The company's headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). Crytek
also has studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia
(Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea) and Nottingham (UK) and Shanghai (China).
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) and Crysis® 2 (awarded Best Shooter of E3 2010 and
For more information, please visit www.crytek.com.
Crysis, Crytek and CryENGINE are registered trademarks of Crytek GmbH in
the USA, Germany and/or other countries. The Sims and Need for Speed are
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