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To play crysis 3 do i have to finish first the previous crysis games?

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Hey i have crysis 1 and 2 but i just played the multiplayer never finished the story so crysis 3 is out my question is do i have to finish the previous crysis games first to play crysis 3?
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post #2 of 17
You don't have to, but it would help with the story.
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post #3 of 17
the old games are available dirt cheap too, right? i say you should play them. Crysis 1 would perform awesomely with the current cards.
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You don't. Crysis 1 really has nothing to do with Crysis 2, and Crysis 3 kind of ignores Crysis 2 and only makes hollow references to Crysis 1.
Edited by cuad - 3/2/13 at 9:28pm
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i would if i were you a more immersive story experience, if your into that that is smile.gif i ahvent played C3 but it is set where C2 is , isnt it? and the story line does follow from 1-2 prophet and a lot of other characters are in both, story is very relevant
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no. they retcon everything anyway so it doesnt matter
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post #7 of 17
You dont HAVE to.. but i think youd understand the story a bit better.
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Crysis 2's story didn't make much sense at all honestly. I like Crysis a lot but it doesn't really seem to relate to where the others are going other than the ceph really really changed from C1 to C2.
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post #9 of 17
It's not really necessary to understand the plot.

Some references will fly over your head here and there but otherwise you're good.
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Originally Posted by Blackops_2 View Post

Crysis 2's story didn't make much sense at all honestly. I like Crysis a lot but it doesn't really seem to relate to where the others are going other than the ceph really really changed from C1 to C2.

i think the theory behind that is that they awakened the ancient ceph in C1, whcih sent out a distress signal to the modern ceph in space which invade earth in c2
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