Crysis 4 Image Appears Ahead of Official Announcement – Eurogamer.net
UPDATE: Crytek unveils its first teaser, still “at the beginning” of development.
UK UPDATE 12.10pm: Following this morning’s leak, Crytek has now officially confirmed Crysis 4.
The developer released the short CGI trailer below just after midday UK time, less than an hour after a social media post spoiled the surprise.
There’s little in the trailer other than a few flashy effects reminiscent of the show’s nanotechnology, and then the line: “Join the journey. Become the hero.” But there is now no doubt: Crysis 4 is on the way.
“It’s finally time to confirm – yes, the next Crysis game is on the way!” Crytek boss Avni Yerli said today in a blog post. “We are so happy and excited to share this news with you, and we can’t wait to reveal more details about what’s to come.
“At the moment the game is in the early stages of development, so it will still take a while, but we wanted to bring you the news right now because we’re so excited for the future, and let you know that we’ll be listening. to our community.
“Crytek is proud to work with our community to develop the games you want to play. Crysis is incredibly important to so many people – it’s loved by gamers around the world, and some of those working in the industry today are doing it because of the original game – so we want to make sure the next installment of the franchise lives up to all of your expectations. Be sure to join our social media channels and get involved!”
ORIGINAL STORY 11:15 a.m. UK: An image that appears to advertise Crysis 4 has appeared online, posted by Crytek China.
The image is still visible at the time of writing on the Chinese social media site BiliBili.
“The ‘Crysis 4’ project is confirmed, opening up a new nano battlefield!” the translated text reads. “Follow @Crytek_Official, we’ll continue to keep you up to date with the latest news.”
It’s been nine years since the last numbered Crysis game, Crysis 3, arrived on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. More recently, remastered versions of the original Crysis and its two sequels have been released over the past two years – sparking speculation on any- new entry was next.
Eurogamer has contacted Crytek for comment.