Sections

GameSpy to provide multiplayer tech for Crysis

IGN Entertainment's GameSpy has announced a licensing deal to incorporate its multiplayer online technology into Crytek's upcoming Crysis game

IGN Entertainment's GameSpy has announced a licensing deal to incorporate its multiplayer online technology into Crytek's upcoming Crysis game.

Under the agreement, Crytek will utilize a wide range of GameSpy technologies such as instant messaging, rosters, statistics, and matchmaking.

"By incorporating our leading online gaming and community technology into Crysis, GameSpy has formed a valuable partnership with Crytek, a true innovator in next-generation gaming, said IGN's Jamie Berger.

"As GameSpy continues to expand its suite of in-game, web, and desktop gaming technologies, we will continue to align ourselves with world-class developers and highly-anticipated titles such as Crysis.

GameSpy will also be hosting a beta test program for Crysis at FilePlanet, giving Crytek the ability to test Crysis with gaming enthusiasts before its November release.

Related stories

Warface team splits from Crytek to form Blackwood Games

New studio will take over and continue development on Warface franchise going forward

By Rebekah Valentine

Crytek and Improbable bringing SpatialOS GDK to CryEngine

Companies will collaborate on official GDK following Automaton's open-source integration for Mavericks: Proving Grounds

By James Batchelor

Latest comments

Sign in to contribute

Need an account? Register now.