CryEngine is an amazingly flexible and powerful engine.
I'm no expert on the subject of engines or game development in general. But it seems to me that the Cryengine just isn't the ideal engine for consoles and that's where much of the market is.
Basically every 7th gen games using the engine had performance issues. Ryse was a technical mess even though it was developed by Crytek (maybe there are valid excuses?).
We've seen mixed results in 8th gen with Cryengine. Some games struggle to maintain 30 fps, some maintain 30 fps, but certainly no 60 fps games using the engine. In comparison, we regularly better results with Unreal Engine 4.
At this rate, its hard to imagine their engine will catch on. Even if they greatly improve it, it seems like developers are already comfortable with Unity and UE. So I'm not sure if there is any hope for Crytek if their focus is pushing that engine. I certainly don't get the impression their support is growing.Last edited by Mr Puggsly - on 19 June 2018
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