Crysis Remastered is official! But will your crappy old PC run it?
Originally released in 2007, Crysis was the bench-mark game for CPU performance for years. In order to max out the graphics, you needed a beefy CPU. The reason for this was Crytek put their money on single-core performance continuing to improve from generation to generation, however, Intel rained on their parade by releasing the Pentium Dual-Core around the same time.
The Dual-Core saw a reduction of clock speeds in lieu of extra cores, clock speeds took years to recover, and as Crysis was only ever designed to utilise a single core, really maxing out the settings was difficult for most games. Hence the question “Will it run Crysis?”.
Focusing on the single-player campaign Crysis Remastered promises us high-quality HD textures, along with new lighting and partial effects and a slew of acronyms including TAA, SSDO, SVOGI to name a few.
Crysis Remastered will be available for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and even the Nintendo Switch, proving finally that technology has caught up with Crytek.