CryEngine 5 announcement took place at the developers conference GDC 2016.
The company Crytek has announced CryEngine 5. Along with the announcement of a new engine German Studio called and new rates for its use for game development. The creators described the new business model as “pay what you want”.
In other words, developers can choose the amount they can make use of the tools to develop their projects. While a small percentage of each deposited sum will be transferred to the Fund developers Crytek to support future projects.
CryEngine 5 announcement took place at the developers conference GDC 2016. The emphasis on the representatives of the German Studio did for virtual reality. In the new version of the engine the developers tried to implement all needed to develop new projects for the virtual reality glasses.
The new engine features a new system of processing particles, DirectX 12, updated by the rendering system. In addition, in the engine there is a new programming interface for developers C#, improved system cloud processing and new user interface.
The company Crytek has become the latest maker of engines, which has opened access to its software at the lowest prices. Unlike the creators of Unity and Unreal Engine 4, which provide access to their tools for free in fact, the German company still charged the subscription fee for the use of the engine.