Crysis Remastered has been delayed "by a few weeks", as has the premiere of its trailer. The original release date of July 23rd was leaked yesterday. Crytek says the delay is down to making sure the game meets the high quality standards its fans expect.
Why has Crysis Remastered been delayed?
This news comes via the official Crysis Twitter account. In a tweet, Crytek and Team Crysis say that they've been monitoring the reactions to yesterday's leak and are "still working on a number of things in game", as well as the storefront. The teams say that this extra time will give them the chance to get Crysis Remastered up to the "PC- and console-breaking standard you've come to expect" from the franchise. Reactions to the leak - which included an in-engine trailer - were less than positive. Some fans have said that the game barely looks better than the original PC version and in some cases looks actively worse, with LoD (level of detail) and object detail particularly suffering in the remaster.
We would like to share an important update with you all! pic.twitter.com/ylu0OisDf3— Crysis (@Crysis) July 1, 2020
Pre-orders for the Nintendo Switch platform will stay open, but pre-orders for all other platforms - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC - will be delayed along with the trailer date and release date. Crytek says it hopes its fans "understand what [it's] up to" and that it'll have more information about when the game is launching soon. If you want to keep up with Crysis Remastered, you can do so via the official Crysis Twitter page.
Crysis Remastered is an upcoming enhanced version of the original 2007 first-person shooter. It will support updated visual effects and techniques including 4K resolution, HDR10, and API-agnostic ray tracing. The game will come with the full single-player campaign featured in the original Crysis, but there's been no word yet on whether the multiplayer portion is in the works. We'll have more news on Crysis Remastered when we get it. Until then, keep your eye on the official Crysis website for more info.
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