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Crysis and Crysis 2 multiplayer "will no longer be playable" from May 31st

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With the GameSpy Technologies shutdown this May 31st there are going to be a lot of games with any multiplayer, unless studios get patching. Crytek has confirmed Crysis 1 & 2 will be losing their online portions.

May 31st will be the "conclusion of online multiplayer support" as the GameSpy service shuts off. Both games' single-player campaigns are "unaffected by this transition,".

Crytek rebukes 'unlawful' layoff claims, "had phases of crunch"

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Someone isn't happy with Crysis developer Crytek and an allegation heavy blog cites 'unlawful' dismissals, heavy crunch times and employee lawsuits.

Crytek has responded and plainly cried "bullsh*t" that their relocation to a new Frankfurt office would cause about 70 redundancies. It's got "more desks" not less.

Yerli: Crytek 'ready' for Crysis 3

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Crytek head Cevat Yerli confirms the studio is happy to jump at a third full instalment to the Crysis franchise, though he swears this is 'no formal announcement'.

There "is a plan" already in place for how the fiction of Crysis "should roll out," but a trilogy must wait on Crysis 2's performance, which is due end of March.

Crysis 2 in autumn, beta plans

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EA slaps Crytek's Crysis 2 with an autumn date which means it retails during the busy Q3/4 period. There's also a multiplayer beta in the works.

No exact details have escaped Crytek yet on the beta but fans that sign up to the relaunched MyCrysis service will get a heads up from the studio.

PC Gamer has Crysis 2 pegged for December, EA "cannot confirm"

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The latest issue of PC Gamer magazine has a tiny box with December in it for Crytek's Crysis 2, but publisher EA can't comment on that yet.

They've "not actually confirmed" when the sci-fi shooter sequel hits the shops, so they "unfortunately" can't say if December is accurate or not.

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