Yesterday, Crytek teased a major announcement for the upcoming “Crysis 3” that was scheduled for today. When we reported on this information, we speculated that this announcement would probably be the unveiling of the beta for the”Crysis 3.” We are happy to reveal that this was in fact true, as Crytek officially announced the open beta for “Crysis 3” earlier today.
Since this is an open multiplayer beta, everyone on the PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 will have the ability to access this content. Scheduled to begin on Jan. 29 and run through Feb. 12, this multiplayer beta will include two multiplayer modes and two maps. As described on the official website for the”Crysis 3,” these two maps and modes have been described below:
This multiplayer game mode is all about the survival of the fittest. There are two teams, initially comprised of two permanently cloaked “Hunters”, and up to fourteen CELL troopers awaiting extraction. Each trooper slain respawns on the Hunter team to prey on their former allies, building to a frenetic climax. If any of the troopers survive the round, the hunters lose. Whichever way you play, Hunter Mode delivers a heart-pounding test of strategy and survival.
Crash Site Mode:
This multiplayer game mode is the ultimate King of the Hill type experience. An Alien dropship deploys a pod at random around the map. Players on each team must remain near the dropped pod in order to capture the zone and accumulate points. Each alien pod holds two shields players can utilize defensively as weapons. In addition, each Crash Site map will have a “Pinger”, a CEPH-constructed walking weapon of mass destruction. But be careful, other players can hijack the Pinger while you’re inside of it!
Roam the dark ruins of the museum that's located inf downtown Manhattan, and use the verticality to your advantage.
Close to the financial district, nature has taken over buildings and planes in this open fields area.
For those of you interested, you can view a few screenshots from “Crysis 3” in the slideshow above this article.