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Hey all...

I've searched around Google for this, and I have found that people are having the same problem but there are no concrete answers on this subject yet so I thought I may as well ask here, surely someone on OCN has had this problem too!

I have Crysis 2 on Steam, and it is updated to version 1.9.

When downloading the DX11 pack (I have tried five different download locations including Gamershell, Crysis Official, GeForce..) and the hi-res texture pack, I go to install it and it says something about not being able to extract a file.

When I look at the installer, it is trying to patch a file "Patch/dx11.pak" ... which does not exist. Was this file supposed to be installed along with the 1.9 patch?

I have tried running the 1.9 patch EXE separately but it does not appear to change anything.

I just want to be able to play Crysis 2 with DX11 ... can anyone shed some light on this issue please?
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Hey dude,

Not sure I can be that much help but I installed all this stuff yesterday with no problems at all.

I didn't do anything special, here's what I did. Apologies if you did all this the same but I thought you may have done it all externally from different sites.

- Jumped on steam and fired up Crysis 2

- Went to the graphics options and you will notice there's an option talking about DX11 (it's kind of greyed out), you can click on this link (right there in the graphics options section) and it will ask if you want it to fire up a web browser to download the patches. Just clicked yes and it took me to the site, I downloaded the files from the links on the right hand side and when they were done I just ran the exe's and they patched successfully.

When you double click on the patch exe file to install it does it show you the correct path to Crysis 2 in your steam directory?

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Yeah this is exactly what I did, mjpd1983. It found the directory perfectly however I don't seem to have the 'dx11.pak' that it requires ... I guess it should have come with 1.9 but it didn't... I'm stumped.
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post #4 of 13
That's weird.

Do you have any mates that live nearby that have Crysis 2 patched successfully? You can always copy the contents of their Crysis 2 directorys to your steamapps folder.

I'll have a little hunt around see if I can find any other info for you.
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Ok try all this is the EXACT order, do not do anything differently

Step 1: Re-install the game but DO NOT start the game. This prevents the auto updater from launching.

Step 2: Download the 1.9 patch manually and install it.

Step 3: Start the game, start a campaign and the immediately save and quit.

Step 4: Restart your computer.

Step 5: Install DX11 Tessellation pack. Start a campaign and then immediately save and quit.

Step 6: Restart your computer.

Step 7: Install High-Res Texture pack.

Step 8: Restart your computer.

Step 9: Start game, select the "Ultra" option in the graphics settings menu. Select "Yes" for high-res textures in the advanced games menu.

Step 10: Play Crysis 2.

Let me know how it goes.
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Alright, I'll give that a shot
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Well, I did what you said, the only problem is that Steam automatically downloads it at version 1.9.

The patcher wouldn't work, so I launched the game, checked the log to find "FileVersion: 1.9.0.0"....great. Now what?
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Well, I did what you said, the only problem is that Steam automatically downloads it at version 1.9.

The patcher wouldn't work, so I launched the game, checked the log to find "FileVersion: 1.9.0.0"....great. Now what?
You've run into a real pain in the ass problem there my friend.

Do you know anyone who has this game patched successfully that can let you copy the contents of their data folder in steam apps so you can paste it into yours? After that all you need to do is restart steam and play it and it will re-sync. Sometimes you dont even have to validate the files again either, just close steam, paste the data folder in and start steam up again. All the data files are the same for everyone, the save games/other settings aren't stored there so its all good.
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Weird. Need this file only? I could up for you.
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http://www.mycrysis.com/forums/viewt...3985c2762f256b

scroll down to the known issues part.
next time always check mycrysis

PS: nice sig btw. professional trolling
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