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Crytek planning to release UDK-like version of CryEngine 3

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Last April, I blogged about the news that Crytek might be releasing a free version of the CryEngine, much in the same way that Epic did with UDK and the Unreal 3 engine and also Unity licensing the indie version of their engine as free. Well, it seems that this will happen with CryEngine 3.

 

According to Crytek co-founder Anvi Yerli, "The barriers for entry will be very low, and perhaps [it will be distributed] for free." Details and a release date for this CryEngine 3 Lite SDK have yet to be announced. It seems resonable to speculate that such a release could be similar to what Epic Games did when it released its UDK tools in 2009.

 

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Sean Tracy also mentions this at the end of an interview recorded at GDC 11.

 

 

It is turning out to be an interesting year for indie developers.

 

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I wonder how well it scales for flight simulation. The weather and sea effects lend themselves to Search and Rescue bad weather training.

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