Crytek To Support Linux

Crytek, makers of the popular Far Cry, Crysis, and the recently released Ryse: Son of Rome have announced that the CryEngine will now support Linux.

Crytek will be showing off the CryEngine on Linux machines next week during the Game Developers Conference. Crytek will be also showing off the free-to-play shooter, Warface, and the new mobile game, The Collectables.

Crysis 3 and Ryse: Son of Rome havehad less then stellar reviews, but with each new game from Crytek, the CryEngine has improved. While Crytek has not announced a new console game, expect them to unveil their latest project at E3 later this year.

Will Linux be the next console choice for developers? Only time will tell.

While announcing Linux support for the CryEngine, the real news is if gamers will ever get a proper sequel to the cult-classic TimeSplitters series. Crytek has given blessing to a fan-made version of the game, but there is still no word of a TimeSplitters game in the works.

Nearly all major developers will be attending at GDC, along with the Game Developers Choice Awards being held during the conference.The Game Developers Conference will take place in San Francisco during the week of March 17.