If you want to play the PC versions of Crysis and Crysis 2 online, you'll need to get moving. Developer Crytek announced in the game's forums that as a result of the closure of GameSpy's online matching client, the multiplayer modes for both games will no longer be playable after May 31. The console versions are unaffected, and neither is Crysis 3.
"As of May 31 this year, the multiplayer modes in Crysis and Crysis 2 for PC will no longer be playable," Crytek said. "The single-player campaigns in both games are unaffected by this transition."
"We'd like to thank everyone who has taken up arms in Crysis and Crysis 2's multiplayer modes in the last few years, and apologize to the small but dedicated community of PC players who are still actively competing against one another," Crytek added.
Beyond categorizing the PC community as "small," Crytek did not reveal a specific figure for just how many people continue to play Crysis and Crysis 2 to this day. GameSpy's forthcoming shutdown is affecting many games, though one publisher--Electronic Arts--has pledged to find other means to keep old Battlefield games alive after May 31.
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