New CryENGINE 3 SDK update released

A new free update was released for the CryENGINE 3 developer kit this week by Crytek GmbH, adding a bevy of new features of improvements to help game designers. The new update can be downloaded here, and adds the following new features (according to the press release from Crytek):

  • Dedicated Server
  • Revamped Launcher menu
  • Sandbox Welcome screen, link to docs & smart open
  • Terrain precision/smoothing improved
  • Many tweaks/fixes/cleanups to the Sandbox UI
  • SSAO improvements
  • Improved SSR
  • Terrain shadow casting support
  • Box projected cubemaps
  • Improved DX9 support for Environment Probes
  • Performance Optimization

    If you are into game development then you will definitely want to check this update out now at the link above. It sounds like the newest SDK will make advanced game making with the CryENGINE 3 more accessible than ever.