The lights are on
We're a few days from Crysis 3's release on Tuesday, but next week won't be the first time playing the game for millions of people. In a press release this morning, EA revealed that three million gamers participated in the multiplayer beta.
The press release also notes that pre-orders for the game are 35% higher than they were for its predecessor. Crysis 3 launches February 19 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.
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I've been playing the beta and I really enjoy it, so I'm gonna pre order to get the first game. Hopefully going today.
Oh Yeh, can't wait to play that 5 hour campaign!
I like the beta. It was fun.
Crysis 3 releases on Tuesday? I thought it was releasing in March...
I really don't like Crysis. I don't know what it is... but it seems impossible for me to get into it.
And it sucked,
I liked the beta, and the changes they made from 2, but the graphics looked pretty abysmal like the Battlefield 3 beta. (On PS3, not sure if 360's looked better (Kind of ironic that I played the Crysis 2 and BF3 betas on PS3, but have the full games on 360))
Armor mode not draining energy is probably my favorite change since now I don't have to micromanage energy levels. Being able to change attachments in a match is pretty cool too; when I unlock a new one, I can just equip it easily instead of waiting until the match is over, and then going into classes and such.
I liked the single player and multiplayer modes of Crysis (1) enough.
Its single player featured maps as large as the whole world of an Elder Scrolls game,and its multiplayer was more like the one of the original Battlefield games,that is large terrains with lots of vehicles.
I didn't liked Crysis 2. In Crysis 2 single player maps are as short as Call of Duty/Battlefield 3 single player maps,and its multiplayer is too much like call of duty. The story presentation is also worse.
Now by the beta's demo I get that level design of the multiplayer maps is somewhat better than Crysis 2's. But will this also be true for the single player ? We don't know.
And yet, even though I tried to enjoy it on both PC and PS3, I still honestly want a refund for my time. Tons of gameplay, balance, and design issues that are fundamentally going to be in the game. A forced progression system. Overtly small maps that give no illusion of scope, lag that really shouldn't be an issue at this point, and plenty more things I criticized in my blog post. I wanted nothing more than to like Crysis 3, but it seems if I want a decent gameplay experience, I'll have to stick with Crysis 1.
I thought the HUD and menus were a little crowded especially on the stats screen and multiplayer. Already deleted it but Im sure I'll pick it up it was fun