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Crytek Arrives in America with New Studio in Austin, Texas

January 29, 2013

FRANKFURT, Germany and AUSTIN, Texas, January 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

– Developer’s first North American studio paves the way for exciting new opportunities

Crytek GmbH today unveiled their ninth worldwide studio, situated in Austin, Texas,
USA. Crytek USA Corp. is the company’s first US-based studio and is ideally placed to
embrace exciting new game, engine and business development opportunities in North America
and beyond.

“Crytek has always enjoyed a special relationship with gamers and business partners in
North America, so establishing a permanent presence in the US was a natural step,” said
Crytek CEO, Cevat Yerli. “We are extremely excited about the work that we will be
undertaking from our strategic new location in Austin, with David Adams and his team of 35
experienced developers. We believe our CryENGINE(R) technology will enable the team we
assemble to create unparalleled new gaming experiences.”

David Adams, the newly appointed CEO of Crytek USA Corp., added: “I’m thrilled to be a
part of the newest Crytek studio, which will boast some of the brightest development
talent in the industry. The studio’s launch represents Crytek’s commitment to delivering
diverse and high quality content to players everywhere.”

Crytek USA Corp. follows on from the recently-opened Crytek Istanbul as the company’s
newest studio, meaning the ambitious developer and publisher now has an established
presence in Europe, Asia and North America.

About Crytek GmbH

Crytek GmbH (“Crytek”) is an independent company at the forefront of the interactive
entertainment industry, and is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming by creating
standout experiences for Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC, mobile devices and games-as-service
using their cutting-edge 3D-Game-Technology, CryENGINE(R).

The company’s headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). Crytek also has studios
in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Nottingham
(UK), Shanghai (China), Istanbul (Turkey) and Austin, Texas (U.S.A.).

Since its foundation in 1999, Crytek has consistently been recognized for excellence
in its field, earning accolades such as the 2011 Develop Award for Best Independent Studio
and a 2010 Red Dot Design Award. Its multi-award winning games include Far Cry(R),
Crysis(R) (awarded best PC Game of E3 2007 and Best Technology at the 2008 Game Developers
Choice Awards), Crysis Warhead(R) (awarded Best Graphics Technology at IGN Best of 2008

Awards), Crysis(R) 2 (awarded Best Shooter of E3 2010 and Gamescom 2010) and Warface
(awarded Best Social/Casual/Online Game of Gamescom 2012). For more information, please
visit http://www.crytek.com.


        Jens Schaefer
        Senior PR Manager
        Phone: +49-6921977661071

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