Gamers worldwide are suiting up for the launch of Crysis 3

Crysis 3 Pre-Orders Soar 35% Above Crysis 2

February 18, 2013

Crysis 3 Pre-Orders Soar 35% Above Crysis 2

 More than 3 Million Fans Battled it Out in the Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta 

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 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 YouTube channel.

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 via Origin on February 22nd in South Africa. Crysis 3 has been rated 16LV by the Film and Publication Board of South Africa (FPB). 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 at www.twitter.com/crysis. Press assets for Crysis 3 are available at www.info.ea.com. 

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