CRYENGINE Source Code Now Available Through GitHub
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 24 May 2016 at 08:29 AM EDT. 23 Comments
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It looks like in the past few days Crytek has made their CryENGINE game engine available via GitHub,

The complete source tree to CryENGINE is now available via CRYTEK-CRYENGINE/CRYENGINE on GitHub. Build instructions available here.

CryENGINE isn't considered a free software project though and the licensing terms are outlined via cryengine.com/ce-terms.

Nevertheless, it's nice to see the source code being easy to fetch now and will hopefully motivate some Linux/OpenGL/Vulkan improvements to the engine via the open-source development community. Should also be fun to look at for those curious what the source looks like to a modern AAA game engine. More details via the documentation for the engine.
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