Crytek has finally confirmed that Crysis Remastered is, in fact, happening, and it did so by releasing the teaser trailer you see above.
The trailer shows very little in term of game footage – just a few seconds to be exact. We do get a quick glimpse of Nomad in the jungle, which is enough to get the blood pumping a bit. We also have confirmation that Crysis Remastered is coming to PC, Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch, the latter of which represents the first time a Crysis game has ever been on a Nintendo System.
The trailer comes just one day after some sketchy looking leaks via the official Crysis page indicated that an announcement of the remaster could be imminent. Our entire team of journalists thought it was a bunch of malarkey, but as it turns out we were wrong. The most surprising part of all this has to be the fact that it’s also going to launch on the Switch. After all, who would have thought that a game that once made the best gaming PCs sound like they were about to launch to the moon would ever be playable on a hand-held device? I would have called you crazy if you told me such a thing 14 years ago.
The original leak for Crysis Remastered said “Crysis Remastered brings new graphic features, high-quality textures, and the CRYENGINE’s native hardware” It also teased “API-agnostic ray tracing solution for PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and – for the very first time – Nintendo Switch.”
The real take away from this, outside of the fact that Crysis is being remastered, is that there’s good potential that Crysis 4 could also be in the pipeline. After all, the best way to hype up a new game is to get everyone interested in the original, right?