EA AND CRYTEK DIAL IT UP TO DIRECTX®11 WITH THE CRYSIS 2 ULTRA UPGRADE AVAILABLE TODAY FOR PC

One of the most highly-acclaimed first person shooters of 2011 is getting a facelift. Today, EA and Crytek will be releasing the Crysis 2 Ultra Upgrade, giving PC gamers full DirectX ® 11 support. Enhancing the Crysis 2 gaming experience on PC, the Crysis 2 Ultra Upgrade delivers higher quality visuals and features including tessellation, water rendering improvements, high quality HDR motion blur, and many other special effects and higher quality texture formats with the optional high res texture pack. The Crysis 2 Ultra Upgrade is available via an auto installation once gamers go online* with Crysis 2 on PC.

Additionally, PC gamers can design their own maps and create their own epic battleground with the Map Editor Pack which can be downloaded at


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