If you can believe the official Microsoft store and the “leaked” trailer (see below), then Crysis Remastered will be released on July 23, 2020. Crytek originally wanted to make the announcement on July 1 at 6 p.m., but the game information is already available in the Microsoft store. The remaster is said to be approximately 7 GB.
The Crysis (2007) remaster will be released for PC, PlayStation 4, Switch and Xbox One. It is created at Crytek in collaboration with Saber Interactive (World War Z, switch version of The Witcher 3).
According to the press release, Crysis Remastered will only include single player mode. Crysis Warhead (stand-alone offshoot) is also not included. Crysis Remastered offers higher quality textures, generally improved “Art Assets”, temporal anti-aliasing, Screen Space Directional Occlusion (SSDO; method for global illumination), Sparse Voxel Octree Global Illumination (SVOGI; Voxel-based method for global illumination with ray tracing) , Depth of field effects, new lighting settings, motion blur, parallax occlusion mapping (3D data for structured 2D surfaces) and new particle effects. Other additions are volumetric fog, light wells / light rays, the API and hardware independent ray tracing support of the CryEngine and screen space reflections for the calculation of reflections (only on the viewing cone of the user).
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