Crytek announces licensing deal for CryENGINE® 3 with Tencent

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.”