Crysis 3 first images and details

16 April, 2012 - 5:53 pm by

While on a running streak of dominating the charts over here in the UK, EA have announced the first details of the latest in the sandbox style shoot ’em up series – Crysis 3. As well as this, there is a small look into the game and the ever more apparent “preorder bonuses” that could be had for being one of the first to buy the game.

Playing as the Prophet and returning to New York, only to discover that the city has been encased in a Nanodome created by the corrupt Cell Corporation. The New York City Liberty Dome is a veritable urban rainforest teeming with overgrown trees, dense swamplands and raging rivers. Within the Liberty Dome, seven distinct and treacherous environments become known as the Seven Wonders. This dangerous new world demands advanced weapons and tactics. Prophet will utilize a lethal composite bow, an enhanced Nanosuit and devastating alien tech to become the deadliest hunter on the planet.

There will of course be a special edition of Crysis 3 for those who preorder the game, named the Hunter Edition. The Crysis 3 Hunter Edition gives players the tools to become the ultimate hunter in multiplayer with early access to the new signature bow and its attachments, plus the Hunter Nanosuit module which adds additional power and functionality to the super-suit. Gamers who pre-order now will also have a head start when playing online with a bonus XP boost up to level 5.

If that wasn’t enough, there will be 3 additional packs to choose from for those who want to spend a few more coin on the game. They take the form of Stalker Pack, Overkill Pack and Predator Pack.

The Stalker Pack contains the base game, all Hunter Edition content and the following early multiplayer unlocks: for players who like to stalk their prey from the shadows the Stalker Pack provides early multiplayer access to the deadly semi-auto Jackal shotgun. This powerful, close-range shotgun comes with a unique silencer attachment, custom weapon skin and two exclusive themed in-game dog tags.

With the Overkill Pack – Includes the base game, all Hunter Edition content and the following early multiplayer unlocks: the Overkill Pack features early multiplayer access to the Typhoon assault weapon and skin. Spewing 500 rounds a second, the Typhoon gives players the ability to go guns blazing to take back the Liberty Dome. Also included are two exclusive Overkill themed in-game dog tags.

Finally, the Predator Pack – Includes the base game, all the Hunter Edition content and the following early multiplayer unlocks: the Predator Pack delivers early multiplayer access to the Feline submachine gun and exclusive camo. With an extremely fast rate of fire and a 60 round magazine the Feline is highly effective and deadly, at short range.

Crysis 3 is due out between now and 2013. There is no set date, however will launch on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.