CRYENGINE 3 SDK is a completely free game development program, which is the technology that sits behind Crytek’s really great Crysis 2 game. This software is being offered for free for non-commercial and educational purposes only. Now you can try out one of the fastest tools for creating gaming worlds and use it in your very own games.
As you can imagine, CRYENGINE 3 SDK is no basic development kit. It is actually incredibly powerful. Although it would be tricky to just jump right in as a novice user, there is a very large and supportive community surrounding the software, with a number of developer forums full of examples of great work, which can be newcomers get a feel for the software.
CRYENGINE 3 SDK was originally made for the creation of large gaming worlds, but there is also support for smaller games with shorter development timelines. In order to get a hold of those options – especially if you want it to be on a platform other than a PC – you just need to contact Crytek for more information.
In order to use this software, all you have to do is download it, then register with Crydev.net. And that’s it! You can immediately begin to create your own gaming world. The developers of CRYENGINE 3 SDK really just want people to be able to make games that others would like to play, and they hope that a number of them will eventually get to commercial status. If that does happen, you just need to seek a development license for using CRYENGINE.
So if you are looking for a powerful development tool that will enable you to create professional 3D environments for games, you should definitely check out CREYENGINE 3 SDK.
System Requirements (developer):
- Operating System: Windows Vista SP1, Window 7
- CPU: Core 2 Duo 2GHz, AMD Athlon 64 X2 2GHz or better (multi-core processor is strongly recommended)
- Memory: 2GB RAM, but 4GB is recommended
- Video Card: NVIDIA 8800GT 512MB RAM, ATI 3850HD 512MB RAM or better (DirectX 10 minimum)