Crysis is based in a future where an ancient alien spacecraft has been discovered beneath the ground on an island near the coast of the East Philippines. The main campaign has the player assume the role of United States Delta Force operator Jake Dunn referred to in-game by his call sign Nomad.
Gameplay - An immersive story that puts you the player in the pivotal role to repel an alien invasion and save mankind. A structure that forces the player to use real-time armor and weapons customization to adapt to an ever changing dynamic world. Take control of a wide variety of land, sea and air vehicles including trucks, tanks, boats and helicopters.
Experience - Encounter a compelling, frightening and totally original alien species that uses its senses intelligently and work in combination with each other to present players with the most challenging opponents yet in an FPS. Enemy and ally AI utilise real-world military tactics.
Environment - Explore a living, dynamic world where earthquakes, breaking ice, landslides, and tornados pose a real and an ever-present danger. Emergent gameplay; actions taken in the game affect future outcomes giving each player a unique experience.
Online - 32-player Multiplayer with real-time armour and weapons customization and an all new mode that combines player modification and tactical objectives. Highly robust and easy to use mod toolset allow players to create their own expansive levels with game modes for both multiplayer and single player.