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[Joystiq] Crytek opens Istanbul (not Constantinople) studio

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Crytek recently announced the opening of its eighth studio, Crytek Istanbul. The Turkish studio will support Crytek's free-to-play ambitions as well as the Warface and Gface brands...

http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/20/crytek-opens-istanbul-not-constantinople-studio/

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Free-to-play is like saying they cost nothing so we charge nothing.
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'Road to Konstantiniyye'
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you know what i may ber out of date but wen this warface will be available for us. they have been advertize thsi free to play for more than a yeah since crysis 2 was release.

Edited: never mind it will be up on Feb 5 Beta test
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yey atlast some love for Turkey
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Originally Posted by MerkageTurk View Post

yey atlast some love for Turkey

I love Turkey. I look forward to Thanksgiving every year.

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Crytek is on a role. So many studios in so little time.
May 2007: Kyiv, Budapest
July 2008: Black Sea
Nov 2008: South Korea (licensing to korea)
Feb 2009: UK
Jan 2013: Instanbul

6 studios in 6 years. I dont think any game DEV out there is even close to that successful. I mean, They've released a total of FOUR games so far: 2004, 2007, 2008, 2011. That's it.

They have almost 2x more studios than games. (7 vs. 4), and TBH, none of the games sold amazingly well (they sold reasonably well). Apparently Cryengine prints money or something.
Edited by doomlord52 - 1/25/13 at 1:14pm
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iirc the founding guys of crytek were turkish immigrants in germany so it makes sense we get some love too biggrin.gif
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by doomlord52 View Post

Crytek is on a role. So many studios in so little time.
May 2007: Kyiv, Budapest
July 2008: Black Sea
Nov 2008: South Korea (licensing to korea)
Feb 2009: UK
Jan 2013: Instanbul

6 studios in 6 years. I dont think any game DEV out there is even close to that successful. I mean, They've released a total of FOUR games so far: 2004, 2007, 2008, 2011. That's it.

They have almost 2x more studios than games. (7 vs. 4), and TBH, none of the games sold amazingly well (they sold reasonably well). Apparently Cryengine prints money or something.

This is totally true and funny. I am curious what is going to happen in the future with the Crytek empire that has emerged.
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Ceo of crytek is turkish
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