From Los Angeles to London Gamers Worldwide Are Suiting up for the Launch of Crysis 3 - the Pinnacle in the Award-Winning Crysis Series

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Crysis 3 Pre-Orders Soar 35% Above Crysis 2

More than 3 Million Fans Battled it Out in the Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta


REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(Business Wire)--
The countdown to the launch of Crysis 3 has begun! In just four days, Electronic
Arts (NASDAQ: EA) and award-winning developer Crytek GmbH will unleash Crysis 3
to gamers worldwide. Anticipation has been building for months, as press and
fans praise the gorgeous visuals and unparalleled power of the Nanosuit. More
than three million gamers worldwide downloaded the Crysis 3 multiplayer beta
propelling pre-orders to new heights, now reaching 35% over Crysis 2. Gamers are
also devouring YouTube videos of Prophet, the Nanosuit and the 7 Wonders of the
New York Liberty Dome, with more than 16 million video views on the official
Crysis YouTube channel. 

Developed by Crytek and powered by the proprietary cutting edge CryENGINE
technology, Crysis 3 is the next installment in the award-winning Crysis
franchise. The series is known for its spectacular visuals, dynamic, open
gameplay and its signature Nanosuit that grants players unique powers to assess,
adapt and attack in any situation. In Crysis 3, players return to the fight as
Prophet on his quest to save mankind. Set in New York, the city has been encased
in a Nanodome that has turned this once thriving metropolis into a veritable
urban rainforest teeming with overgrown trees, dense swamplands and raging
rivers. Seven distinct and treacherous environments become known as the 7
Wonders. This dangerous new world demands advanced weapons and strategies,
including the enhanced Nanosuit which provides players a tactical advantage. In
addition to the powerful Nanosuit, players wield the devastating Predator bow
and cutting-edge alien weaponry to become the deadliest hunter on the planet. 

Crysis 3 will be available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment
system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC on February 19 in
North America. Players who pre-order Crysis 3: Digital Deluxe Edition* on
Origin.com will receive Crysis and Crysis 2: Maximum Edition, plusthe Crysis
franchise digital soundtrack, early in-game unlocks and more. For more
information on Crysis 3, please visit www.crysis.com, and for the latest news
visit www.facebook.com/crysis or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/crysis.
Press assets for Crysis 3 are available at www.info.ea.com. 

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive
entertainment. The Company delivers games, content and online services for
Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, tablets and
social networks. EA has more than 275 million registered players and operates in
75 countries. 

In fiscal 2012, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.1 billion. Headquartered in
Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically
acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster brands such as The Sims, Madden NFL, FIFA
Soccer, Need for Speed, Battlefield and Mass Effect. More information about EA
is available at http://info.ea.com. 

About Crytek GmbH

Crytek GmbH ("Crytek") is an independent company at the forefront of the
interactive entertainment industry, and is dedicated to pushing the boundaries
of gaming by creating standout experiences for Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC,
mobile devices and games-as-service using their cutting-edge 3D-Game-Technology,
CryENGINE. 

The company`s headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). Crytek also has
studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South
Korea) and Nottingham (UK) and Shanghai (China). 

Since its foundation in 1999, Crytek has consistently been recognized for
excellence in its field, earning accolades such as the 2011 Develop Award for
Best Independent Studio and a 2010 Red Dot Design Award. Its multi-award winning
games include 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). 

For more information, please visit www.crytek.com. 

Crysis, Crytek and CryENGINE are registered trademarks of Crytek GmbH in the
USA, Germany and/or other countries. The Sims and Need for Speed are trademarks
of Electronic Arts Inc. Mass Effect is a trademark of EA International (Studio
and Publishing) Ltd. John Madden, NFL and FIFA are the property of their
respective owners and used with permission. PlayStation is a registered
trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Xbox and Xbox 360 are trademarks
of the Microsoft group of companies. Facebook is a registered trademark of
Facebook, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective
owners.

EA Games Label
Devin Bennett, 212-672-0716
PR Manager
devinb@ea.com
or
EA Games Label
Andrew Wong, 650-628-2781
PR Director
anwong@ea.com
or
EA Games Label
Tammy Levine, 650-628-7223
VP, PR
tlevine@ea.com



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