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.CRY File Extension

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File TypeCryENGINE Map File

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This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.


Map file used by games developed with CryENGINE, a first-person shooter game engine created by Crytek; stores a game level, including the terrain, buildings, mission objectives, spawn points, items, and other map objects; can be used for creating custom missions.

More Information

Crytek has developed three versions of CryENGINE: CryENGINE 1, CryENGINE 2, and CryENGINE 3. These engines have been used for games such as Far Cry, Crysis, and Entropia Universe. The engines support both PC and console platforms.

NOTE: CRY map files are created using Sandbox, a tool included with the CryENGINE software.

Programs that open CRY files
Crytek CryENGINE
Updated 1/15/2015

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