DSOGaming writes: "Crysis 3 PC has just passed 100.000 sold copies in Germany, and that number is - as you may have guessed - way lower than the sales of the first PC exclusive Crysis title."
They could never mimic the success of Crysis 1. It had both awesome game play and graphics but the sequels only paid attention to graphics.
No Crysis was an average game just like its sequels, a glorified tech demo with bone headed characters, crappy story and generic alien designs. Oh wow it has opended ended gameplay.....yeah so did far Cry 1 2 years earlier Just because it was ahead of its time graphically does not make it a good game. Crytek following games have only highlighted the fact its not a good game developer
Crysis was anything but an average game. Sure, the story wasn't the best and the characters weren't that great, but the game itself was an amazing, one of a kind experience. I mean come on, hunting Koreans on a tropical island with real-time weapon modifications, on the fly power mode switching (not the lame, watered down, consolized Nanosuit 2.0 in the newer games), in expansive sandbox levels? Compared to the single player FPS games we have today, Crysis was, and still is a world class shooter. Admittedly, it does go down hill about 2/3rds of the way through the game when everything becomes focused on the aliens, but the first 5 or 6 levels of the game are absolutely amazing in my opinion.
another COD fanboy. Crysis is one of the best fps this generation by FAR. None have matched it in terms of open world and gameplay. Crysis 2 was the beginning of the end, it just proves how bad a game can be when you cater people like you, the COD fanboy. Crysis 2 killed the nano suit, the whole idea behind the great gameplay of Crysis 1 was based around the nano suit freedom which was taken away in 2 and 3 in order to be able to fit a linear world in animations in a 512mb ram limit. Crytek only have themselves to blame, since you know, it didnt even sell well on consoles.
In my opinion the first Crysis was rather good. Not mind blowing. But good.
hopefully crytek is working on bringing crysis 1, crysis 2 and crysis 3 to the ps4 all at 60fps with 1080p. I'd buy it first day and im sure theyd get way better sales on next gen consoles
Crysis had a good gameplay. If Far Cry had it before Crysis, that doesn't mean it's bad. Insane graphics, good gameplay, not bad story. What else do you need?
I disagree. In fact, I just finished Crysis 3 recently (played the other two as well) and think it's the best out of the three. It plays just so much smoother. Framerate is a little bit of an issue, but still, it was spot on with the gameplay. I never cared much about Crysis multiplayer, though.
did they count digital sales via origin ? dont know crysis is not my type of game. and i hope this is not about showing PC gamers in a negative way.
Crysis 1 was broken. After reading years of PC gamers rant about how great this game was, I was disappointed when I finally got to play it. Armour mode is useless to the point of, were it not even in the game, it would not matter. Instead, you're forced to use stealth mode all the time because if you don't, you're dead. Plus there's the incredibly dumb thing whereby your energy doesn't drain if you don't move. So, in stealth mode your energy drains continually if you move, but if you stop moving, it doesn't. Er, why? Whatever, it was disappointing, but I see why it impressed people back in the day. Fact is that the gameplay is average at best.
lol Didn't even mention the broken one hit kill punch move, which is easily the best attack in the game. Stealth up to enemy > one hit kill punch > charge suit > rinse and repeat.
@Knushwood Butt You have no right to talk you had no idea how to use the nano suit lol. Crysis nano suit was awesome, sprint quick change to strength, jump over to building punch through the ceiling, quick change to armor and mow down all the enemies inside. You didnt like the powers because you have no imagination on how to use them properly.
@awi5951 Sounds good in writing, only you'd be spotted by the enemy immediately after breaking cover, and would be turned to mincemeat with or without the useless armour.
@ Knushwood Butt Nope you just suck i stalked and killed them like the damn predator you just suck. Stealth kill, sprint away, zoom in head shot, stealth away, sneak up on a guy with strength grab him by the throat and throw him.
We all know the stealth works; that's my whole point. Stealth and one hit kill punch are easily the best ways to play the game. Sprinting is useless, and from memory, the enemy is fully capable of shooting at you AND hitting you when you are sprinting, in which case you are dead in seconds. Armour mode is also useless, because all it does is absorb a few bullets before it's drained, and as soon as it's drained the enemies with their automatic weapons and deadly accuracy are still shooting and hitting you, meaning you are dead in a flash. Also, in your little plan of attack you failed to mention that your energy would have been long since completely drained, meaning you wouldn't have been able to do half of what you wrote, because you would have had to find cover after a few seconds of using the suit's powers to recharge it. Only, having already been spotted by the enemy, and with them hunting you down, chances are you'd be dead before you even found a good spot to hide and re-charge. The AI was totally broken too. The whole game revolves around recharging your suit (kind of weird how it will recharge indefinitely whenever you don't use it. If you have infinite power to do that, why does the suit need to recharge?), and it's tedious. Still, if you think this is great gameplay, then knock yourself out.
@Knushwood Butt Nope you still suck you decloak for a half second and fire and recloak and you dont loose energy. Also sprint was helpful when you combine it with strength to jump into areas you can't usually reach or to close on enemies and meleee the crap out of them. Also crouching makes energy usage slow down dramatically. There were too many ways to kill enemies i had a blast its a open world game and you just couldnt cut it. You one of the people that says the elder scrolls games are boring because you cant think of anything to do.
You still haven't countered the point that you will be instantly spotted, shot at, hit, and likely killed when sprinting anywhere remotely near enemies, and neither armour mode or your supposed god-like gaming skillz are going to change that. As for open world; not really. More open that your average FPS for sure, but if I wanted open world I'd play Far Cry.
@Knushwood Butt Put your silencer on your gun and aim for the head you nooob. I can clear out the whole map without getting one alert you just suck. And also stealth killing guys you just suck at games the game isnt that hard. Ive killed everyone in a given area with ease, i actually hunt down the eneimes because i want to clear the map i take out all snipers and vehicles you are just bad at crysis.
this game is all visuals, no substance, doesnt deserve praise as a game.
After Crysis 2 failed to live up to expectations on PC, failed to have TEH BEST CONSUL GRFFX (plus a slew of technical issues), and was overall a disappointing game, it's not a surprise to see Crysis 3 fail.
Well played out
Crysis seemed like more of a benchmark tool than a game.
The first one was way more than just a benchmark. The last two? I can agree with you there. They aren't BAD games but rather than expanding the experience they tried to streamline it and make it more accessible to more people which rarely ends well. I don't see how 100 000 sales in ONE country is disappointing though. Sure, it didn't sell as well as the first game but how could it? When the first game came out it was THE game to buy if you wanted to test your PC (I still remember all the "can this pc run crysis?-threads" on various boards).
Crysis 2 and 3 have subpar graphics compared to the first one. Its obvious they were playing to the console because the graphics where not ground breaking like the first crysis. You can clearly tell they were hold back to make sure a console version of the lvls and graphics could be made. The texture detail was muddy at best even with a 2 and 3 card rig. It was nothing like the first crysis at all. They kept the detail and beauty of the graphics down so they could be downscaled for console and made the pc game look like a crap id tech game.
Sh!tty game, only Visuals are great.. no more no less/
How many pirated copies I wonder coz I bet its more than that. Sorry state of pc gaming in afraid just look at the scary football manager figures
I hope you're aware of just how rampant piracy is on the 360.
It's worth noting that piracy rates are higher in Europe than NA. The original article said CoD Ghosts has sold 200k.
Bring it to next gen
Crysis Is a overrated & over hyped game 1 , 2 & 3 bottom line
That's because the 1st crisis was awesome and the game any PC player would buy to test out their rig. In the sequels the gameplay was dumbed down, and running was MUCH slower. I felt like a nano God in crisis 1 but in the sequels I felt like a slightly upgraded soldier. The sequels were way too linear for a crisis game. The 1st crisis was almost like an open world you could attack from any angle, in any way, much like the Farcry games. The sequels made you feel like you were playing a shooter on rails...
100,000? That's alot, didn't think there were that many PCs in the world that could play it.
And that's only Germany.
There a lot more then 100,00 people that can play this game, even at max!
100,000 in one country is not good? It's not like the console versions are selling millions
And how many PC owners torrented it???
Got 1 and 2 butt for some reason 3 doesnt run on my pc .: (
I know it's just an estimate but vgchartz has PS3 sales at 550k and 360 sales at 690k. so if the PC version sold 100k in just Germany then it's probably actually the best selling platform for the game.
A little misleading "100,000" in Germany.
Crysis started off well but I was put off after the aliens. Shame.
smh it over do something mind blowing Crytek. Crysis 2 and 3 just plan shit. Time to work on something good not shit.
I think nostalgia is getting the best of some people here. Crysis 1 was a beautiful game graphically. But even back then the gameplay was widely accepted as mediocre at best. It served at a bragging tool if your computer could handle it. Nothing more. It didn't do anything revolutionary at all in gameplay.
I disagree. Nano suit was just plain awesome at the time. Real-time weapon modifications were very cool. I wish it didn't have insane graphics. Maybe everyone would realize that Crysis had good gameplay too.
Crysis 1: Have a strong fanbase on PC Crysis 2: Alienate your fans in every way Crysis 3: Further Alienate fans from Crysis 1 CRYSIS 4: NEXT GEN WII U TEA PARTY NANO SUIT EDITION
disappointing maybe but hardly surprising
Crysis is in crisis.
So, this is how PC elitists support their games. Very pretty numbers.
Crysis is just boring to me. I tried to get into the campaign but it was just too boring to continue it. Online is also boring.
One huge problem was that Crysis3 has been the only Crysis to not release on Steam. That alone killed it for me.
I have always felt that Crytek never really was a true game studio....they make games to show off their engine's powers....before release of every single of their games they gather hype around graphics and graphics only... Crysis 1 was good but because of the fantasy of "Can my pc run it?" hype.... 2 was an effort to quickly capitalize on that hype... 3 was a good effort but fall short because of no clue on other game aspects except graphics...
I bought it on 360 for $12 still a huge waste of money absolutely the worst game I've played all generation not saying that there aren't worse games out there but certainly the worst game I thought worth paying for it was just so incredibly boring
You played it 5 years too late and the consoles versions were shit. Even the PS4 can't run Crysis 1 at 1080p 60fps.
I was referring to Crysis 3 as being the worst game I bought all gen. I downloaded Crysis 1 on 360 too (soon after buying Crysis 2), Crysis 1 was really good, even for an old game. Crysis 1>>>Crysis 2>>>>>>>& gt;>>>>>>> >.. .Crysis is 3.
no open world no buy
Hahahahahhh!!! you know what is funny? is a graphical monster and not everyone has the money to upgrade their PC to play just 1 game. :))) They stabbed themselves.
Crysis 3 poor sales is due to it being on Origin only. Now if it was on Steam aswell it would have sold a lot more.
Crysis 1 sold great because it was a good game (millions of copy sold) release a console trash game aka crysis 2. wonder why crysis 3 didn't sell. PC gamer aren't sheep like console gamer and can smell bullshit mils away.
PC is the future of gaming!!! Woooohoooo
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