Crysis 2 Remastered PC and Console Enhancements Detailed by Crytek


With the Crysis Remastered Trilogy due for release tomorrow on PC and consoles, Crytek's Steffen Halbig (Crysis Remastered Project Manager) and Rick Taylor (Community Manager) showcased some new Crysis 2 Remastered PC gameplay in a live stream that aired yesterday on Twitch.

In addition to that, the two Crytek employees also shared a detailed list of enhancements that PC and console users can expect to find in Crysis 2 Remastered. It consists mainly of technical features.

Crysis 2 Remastered Delivers Technically on Consoles, Offers Solid 60fps on Both PS5 and XBX

  • HDR (In a Day Zero Patch)
  • TAA (Temporal Anti-Aliasing)
  • Improved Post Processing POM (Parallax Occlusion Mapping improvements)
  • Improved Vegetation Shading
  • SSS (Screen Space Shadows)
  • SSDO (Screen Space Directional Occlusion)
  • SSGI (Screen Space Global Illumination)
  • SVOGI (Voxel-based Global Illumination)
  • SSR (Screen Space Reflections - Improved from Crysis 1 Remastered)
  • Improved Shadow Technology
  • Shadows On Glass
  • Shadows On Particles
  • Shadows on Water (PC Only)
  • 60 FPS Weapon Animation (Next Gen And PC Only)
  • 60 FPS Water Ripples Animation (Next Gen And PC Only)
  • 60 FPS and up to 4K Support for Next Gen Consoles
  • Around 150 Unique CPU & GPU Performance Improvements
  • Software RayTracing (PC Only)
  • Hardware RayTracing (PC Only)
  • Improved Lighting
  • Improved Cubemap Reflections & Image Based Lighting
  • Improved Selected Materials and Textures (500 out of 2000)
  • Improved Selected Assets (38 of the most instanced props)
  • Improved Selected Vehicles (31 vehicles)
  • Improved Selected Weapons (18 Weapons, 3 Explosives, 9 Weapon Attachments)
  • Improved Selected Characters (12 Characters with 20 variations and 13 attachments)

Crysis 2 Remastered launches tomorrow, alongside the remasters of the first and the third installment, on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, and Nintendo Switch.

If you're looking to play on PC, the official system requirements can be found below.


Windows 10 64-Bit

Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3450 / AMD Ryzen 3 CPU


20 GB Storage

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 TI /AMD Radeon 470 GPU


Windows 10 64-Bit latest update

Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7600k or higher / AMD Ryzen 5 or higher CPU


20 GB Storage

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 TI / AMD Radeon Vega 56 GPU

Products mentioned in this post

Crysis Remastered Trilogy
Crysis Remastered Trilogy
USD 49.99
GTX 1660
GTX 1660
USD 676.2
GTX 1660 Ti
GTX 1660 Ti
USD 699

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