Crysis 2 screenshot
Crysis 2 screenshot

Crysis 2 will finally be DirectX 11 equipped on June 27, developer Crytek has announced following yesterday's leaked info on the DirectX 11 Ultra Upgrade.

DirectX 11 support will be joined by a high resolution textures package (supporting DX11 and DX9), plus game update 1.9.

Full patch notes:

  • Added Contact Shadows
  • Added DX11 benchmark level
  • Added DX11 support for Crysis 2
  • Tessellation + Displacement Mapping
  • High Quality HDR Motion Blur
  • Realistic Shadows with Variable Penumbra
  • Sprite Based Bokeh Depth of Field
  • Parallax Occlusion Mapping
  • Particles Motion Blur, Shadows and Art Updates
  • Water Rendering improvements and using Tessellation + Displacement Mapping
  • Added Realtime Local Reflections
  • Added support for Higher Res Textures Package
  • Added various new console variables to whitelist
  • Fixed bullet penetration, which had been broken by a bug introduced with the DLC 2 patch
  • Fixed issue in MP where player stats weren't always saved at the end of a game
  • Fixed issue in MP where player stats would sometimes randomly reset
  • Fixed issue with MP time played statistic, which would sometimes be too low on leaderboards and in stats
  • Fixed issue with JAW rocket not firing through window's containing broken glass
  • Fixed rare issue where a user could not access MP with a valid CD key if they had previously used an invalid CD key
  • Improved advanced graphics options menu
  • Improved anti-cheat measurements: fixed exploit which could prevent vote kicking working against a user
  • Improved multi-GPU support
  • Improved Tone Mapping
  • Re-added possibility to enable r_StereoSupportAMD via config file (unsupported)

Crytek says that anyone who managed to download the DirectX 11 update and High Res Textures package won't be able to install them until update 1.9 is released on June 27.

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Release Date: 25/03/2011
Developer: Crytek
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Genre: First Person Shooter
Rating: PEGI 18+
Site Rank: 267 48
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