All you guys saying this is some sort of damage control need a reality check.
The beta was leaked Feb 14.
Crytek was talking about how they were optimizing for PC on Feb 9.
There are other articles that came out before this interview from other sources that talked about how the piracy numbers, as calculated by torrentfreak
, were low.
It's not some conspiracy he's just being honest. The demo, not being finished (i.e. DX9) and having "start" and few options is a separate thing. It's already established it's a DX11 game, which means the demo is more of a gameplay demo than a graphical demo; so relax.