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Crysis 3 Stomps onto PS3 Next Spring

Posted by Sammy Barker

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The worst kept secret in games is a secret no more: EA has confirmed today that Crysis 3 will release on PS3 next spring.

The game – touted as the “first blockbuster shooter of 2013” – is set to take place in New York once again. The plot will see the Prophet from Crysis 2 return to the North American city only to find it encased in a Nanodome by the Cell Corporation. Naturally, the Nanodomes are part of the aforementioned company’s sinister plans to take over the world. Kick yourselves if you didn’t know that already.

Crytek CEO Cervat Yerli continued:

Crysis 3 is a thrilling mix of sandbox gameplay, advanced combat and hi-tech human and alien weaponry that shooter fans will love.

Leveraging the latest Cry Engine technology, we’re able to deliver seven unique themes that offer stunning and visually loaded gameplay experiences. We cannot wait until people get their hands on the game.

Those that pre-order the game will be upgraded to the Hunter Edition, which includes an additional bow weapon, Hunter Nanosuit module, increased XP for the multiplayer component, and three exclusive dog-tags. Make sure you pre-order now – you’ve only got 12 months after all.

The Hunter Edition will be complemented by a slew of retailer exclusive pre-order packs, full details of which can be found below:

Stalker Pack — Includes the base game, all Hunter Edition content and the following early multiplayer unlocks: for players who like to stalk their prey from the shadows the Stalker Pack provides early multiplayer access to the deadly semi-auto Jackal shotgun. This powerful, close-range shotgun comes with a unique silencer attachment, custom weapon skin and two exclusive themed in-game dog tags.

Overkill Pack — Includes the base game, all Hunter Edition content and the following early multiplayer unlocks: the Overkill Pack features early multiplayer access to the Typhoon assault weapon and skin. Spewing 500 rounds a second, the Typhoon gives players the ability to go guns blazing to take back the Liberty Dome. Also included are two exclusive Overkill themed in-game dog tags.

Predator Pack — Includes the base game, all the Hunter Edition content and the following early multiplayer unlocks: the Predator Pack delivers early multiplayer access to the Feline submachine gun and exclusive camo. With an extremely fast rate of fire and a 60 round magazine the Feline is highly effective and deadly, at short range.

Are you excited about a third entry in the Crysis series? At least it’ll look pretty, huh?

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