After a trying and troubling year, Crytek confirmed signing a major licensing deal today, hoping for it to be the first of many moves toward a positive direction through the year. Who did they sign with? Your guess is as good as ours.
Last year, the makers of Ryse: Son of Rome and the Crysis series have ran into plenty of money woes such as lacking sales from some of their hugely well-developed games, Crytek staff receiving a tad–okay, rather large–cut in their earnings and the company cutting off one of it’s studios. With the new licensing addition, Crytek has high hopes in bringing the company back to the big leagues and making up for what was lost last year.
There is no official word on who they signed with, but the company has urged that the deal is a big one.
“A lot of people are under the impression we had to find a new investor or something, but that wasn’t the case. We made a licensing deal,” said Jens Schaefer, head of public relations. “It was a huge one, probably the biggest one. I can’t say anything more in detail, but hopefully we’ll be able to announce it with the partner soon.”
We’re praying that it could be Marvel or Bethesda collaboration, but a joint with Microsoft would be the most likely scenario. We gotta get a Ryse 2 out of this somehow, right?
When the official word from Crytek comes out, you’ll be the first to know.