Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher and technology provider. Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome and Warface. All of Crytek's games are developed using CRYENGINE, the company's cutting-edge 3D game technology, which is also the first choice of other leading developers and licensees when creating games for PC, Xbox One, Playstation 4, Wii UTM, iOS and Android. Crytek's ongoing growth in the games-as-a-service market has extended the company's reach as they continue to deliver top quality interactive experiences to players through self-publishing platforms online.
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Frankfurt Am Main, DE
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577 (est)-1%
Crytek was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, DE

Key People at Crytek

Cevat Yerli

Cevat Yerli

President & CEO / Co-Founder
Faruk Yerli

Faruk Yerli

Avni Yerli

Avni Yerli

Co-Founder & Managing Director
Ilya Mamontov

Ilya Mamontov

Director of Games Operation
Yvonne Lipowicz

Yvonne Lipowicz


Crytek Office Locations

Crytek has offices in Frankfurt am Main, Budapest, Sofia, Seoul and in 3 other locations
Frankfurt am Main, DE (HQ)
16-18 Grüneburgweg
Istanbul, TR
Büyükdere Cad. No:103/A Kat:2, 34394
Kiev, UA
9/10-A Dovnar-Zapolskogo St
Shanghai, CN
9th Floor, Baoqing Mansion, No.21, Bao Qing Rd, Xuhui District
Seoul, KR
8th floor IS Bldg., 719-35 Yeoksam-dong
Sofia, BG
Business Park Sofia, Building 5, Entrance A, Floor 5, BG-Sofia 1766
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Crytek sells Black Sea studio in Bulgaria to Sega and The Creative Assembly

German game developer Crytek, maker of Crysis and the CryEngine game engine, has sold its Crytek Black Sea studio in Bulgaria to Sega and its Creative Assembly division. Under the deal, Crytek Black Sea will become part of The Creative Assembly, based on the United Kingdom and owned by Sega, makes t…

Crytek cuts 15 more jobs from the publishing team at its Frankfurt office

Crytek’s downsizing continues, and this time it’s the company’s publishing team that is dealing with the pain. The company announced today that it is laying off 15 people from its publishing team in its Frankfurt, Germany headquarters. These staffers worked on Crytek’s Warface free-to-play shooter, … Group acquires Warface publishing rights for North America and Europe

Starting next month, the international branch of Mail.Ru Group, will take over publishing and operations in North America and Europe for Warface, an online multiplayer video game developed by Crytek. Crytek, which released the game in 2013, will now focus on the development aspect, bringing m…

Star Citizen and Squadron 42 are using Amazon’s Lumberyard game engine

Cloud Imperium Games announced today that its Star Citizen and Squadron 42 games will use the Amazon Lumberyard game engine. These are two of the most ambitious games being built today, and the switch from other engines is a coup for Amazon. Previously, Cloud Imperium Games indicated it was using th…

Crytek shuts down 5 game studios after a weak 2016

Crytek has closed five game studios and is concentrating all of its resources in its remaining shops in Frankfurt, Germany, and Kiev, Ukraine. The Frankfurt-based company — maker of hits such as the Far Cry and Crysis first-person shooters and the CryEngine game development engine — is shutting stud…

Crytek employees worry about the fate of their company as payroll goes unpaid

Crytek reportedly hasn’t paid some of its employees in more than a month, according to complaints that are spreading on the Internet. The maker of games such as Crysis and Far Cry has allegedly had delays in payroll over the past six months, and a number of employees claim they have not been paid in…
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