Crytek Begins Strategic Partnership with PlayFusion

Crytek will integrate PlayFusion Enhanced Reality Engine features into CRYENGINE. Allowing CRYENGINE licensees to tap into a new set of game development tools and features

PlayFusion, an emerging leader in enhanced reality for entertainment and other interactive purposes, today announced that it has established a strategic partnership with Crytek, the Frankfurt-based independent game developer, publisher, and technology developer responsible for the industry-leading game development software platform CRYENGINE and numerous award-winning game titles. Per the agreement, PlayFusion will license its ground breaking development platform-Enhanced Reality Engine-to Crytek to add to CRYENGINE’s capabilities.

PlayFusion’s visionary technology brings next-level multiplayer augmented reality capabilities to our already powerful game development platform CRYENGINE. Supplementing CRYENGINE with the industry’s most feature-rich and performant AR technology; perfectly rounds out our ability to seamlessly immerse people in compelling virtual experiences with an incredible level of realism. The creative and technical strength of today’s global developer community makes this a great time to bring amazing new experiences to life-and these are the best tools for the job.

said Avni Yerli, Crytek Founder and joint CEO.

Founded by games industry veterans, PlayFusion has developed breakthrough artificial intelligence and robotics technologies to enable immersive mixed reality experiences. Together, our proprietary technologies comprise the world’s first comprehensive mixed reality platform-as-a-service spanning:

  • IoT hardware
  • computer vision
  • audio recognition
  • machine learning and
  • Deep data

PlayFusion enables entirely new and compelling experiences that are seamlessly connected, telemeterized, and dynamic on the fastest, most efficient, feature-rich platform on the mobile market today.

It’s a great honour to be selected as Enhanced Reality technology partner by the company that not only defined how modern game engines work, but who are the undisputed standard bearer for photorealistic, real-time 3D. We really look forward to working with them to advance the state of the art and to establish the new standard in Enhanced Reality for the industry.

said Mark Gerhard, CEO and CTO of PlayFusion.

PlayFusion and Crytek will share additional details about the partnership in the coming months.