Crytek announces licensing deal for CryENGINE® 3 with Tencent
Company: Crytek GmbH
Crytek GmbH (Crytek) is very excited to announce the licensing deal for its proprietary real-time development solution, CryENGINE® 3, with Tencent.

The world-class online game developer and operator, that is also widely recognized as the largest online game community in China, will use Crytek’s game engine within the ‘Interactive Entertainment Service’ division for their next PC online game in order to achieve cutting-edge graphic quality together with a stunning outdoor environment in a comparably short timeframe.

“It’s a very exciting experience for us to have Tencent as our 8th CryENGINE licensee in China. We’re delighted that Tencent have chosen CryENGINE for what promises to be a very interesting title”, said Carl Jones, Director of Global Business Development – CryENGINE. “Our experienced support team has been working with Tencent for a while now and we’re all really impressed with the work from Tencent’s developers, who are looking to achieve an ambitious vision!”

Tencent’s producer, Weishitao said: “We selected CryENGINE 3 after researching most available cutting-edge 3D game engines. CryENGINE 3’s high quality graphics, built-in physics engine and powerful game creation toolset are exactly what we want. We’ve made a high quality playable game prototype within 3 months. It has been a great experience working with Crytek.”

About Crytek GmbH

Crytek GmbH ("Crytek") is one of the world’s leading independent development studios for interactive entertainment. It is based in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and has additional studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea) and Nottingham (UK).Crytek is dedicated to creating exceptionally high-quality video games for next-generation consoles and PC, powered by their proprietary cutting-edge 3D-Game-Technology, CryENGINE®.

Since its foundation in 1999, Crytek has created the multi-award winning PC titles Far Cry®, Crysis® (awarded best PC Game of E3 2007 and Best Technology at the 2008 Game Developers Choice Awards), Crysis Warhead® (awarded Best Graphics Technology at IGN Best of 2008 Awards) and Crysis® 2 (awarded Best Shooter of E3 2010 and Gamescom 2010).

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About Tencent

Founded in November, 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest and most used Internet service portal. Since its establishment over the last decade, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

As one of the four online platforms of Tencent, Tencent Games is a world-class online game developer and operator, and is recognized as the largest online game community in China. In line with the Tencent online life strategy, Tencent Games is dedicated to the sustainable development of long term game-related products that are both healthy and competitive, catering to users' fundamental needs and ensuring ease of application. With an open attitude, Tencent Games has set benchmarks in multi-segment online game markets and achieved great results by implementing a combination of in-house development and diverse cooperation with other companies.

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