Crysis Remastered: Latest Update Adds Next-Gen Upgrades and More

Published 04/07/2021, 2:16 PM EDT

Crysis Remastered was one of those games that built a considerable amount of hype last year. The era-defining FPS classic that used to dominate gaming back in the day, got a remastered version for the new-gen of gaming. The release of Crysis Remastered was nothing short of an absolute hit, although it was only available on PC and the previous-gen consoles. With the remastered title, Crysis brought back the age-old iconic question, “Can your machine run Crysis?”


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Crysis Remastered features advanced ray-traced graphics and other enhancements, visual and otherwise. Crytek made sure that its iconic FPS title gets the version it deserves for the new-gen hardware. Players had been eagerly waiting for further enhancements for the new-gen version of the game. Finally, they can rest easy, as the title got a major update earlier today.

The latest does not just include gameplay improvements, but includes an entirely new level as well. Check out the complete patch notes below.


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Crysis Remastered: patch notes for the latest update

The official Twitter handle of the game posted the announcement for this latest update earlier today. Apart from gameplay enhances and a new level, the latest update has also added the classic Nanosuit controls as well. Now, this is something that is sure to invoke nostalgia among old-school gamers.

Crysis Remastered console update is now live for PlayStation 4/5 and Xbox One / Series X/S players!

Ascension Level ✔
Classic Nanosuit Controls ✔
Multiple Bug Fixes ✔
Frame Rate Enhancements ✔

For more details:

— Crysis (@Crysis) April 7, 2021

The changes that devs have made on all the versions include:


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  • Devs have added a new level for the first time ever on consoles: Ascension.

  • They have also added the Classic Nanosuit menu.

  • Performance improvements as well as resolving many potential crashes.

Now, as for changes that are specific for the new-gen consoles from Xbox and PlayStation:

  • Performance mode – 1080p – 60 fps

  • Quality mode – 1800p – 60 fps

  • RayTracing – 1440p – 60 fps


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Furthermore, this latest update has also made an array of bug fixes in the game. For instance, the game will now no longer crash when loading into a mission. Devs have also fixed an issue that resulted in not being able to accelerate/decelerate the VTOL with the left thumbstick.


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Samyarup Chowdhury is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since June 2020. An avid gamer since his childhood, Samyarup has played many titles such as GTA Vice City, IGI, and FIFA, among others. Currently, he is a rather defensive fan of Valorant and the Assassin's Creed franchise.