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Crysis 2 Beta: Xbox 360 Only – PC, PS3 Owners got Screwed?

We have a few somewhat ‘surprising’ details to bring you now, as it has been confirmed that Crytek are currently sending out emails for a closed multiplayer beta for Crysis 2, which will only be available on the Xbox 360.

Many gamers may feel aggrieved about this, particularly PC gamers who believe the PC should be the lead platform for the game – after all, it is a sequel to a PC game.

On the other hand, PS3 owners may be upset about this, particularly with the consensus being that the PS3 version of the game was performing better than the Xbox 360 version, according to Crytek themselves. They then bigged up the fact that the PS3 version in 3D will be better than the 2D version, so this seems to be a bit of a letdown for both parties.

If you’re a Xbox 360 owner, this is obviously great news. According to this report from VG247, the emails are being sent out now to ‘valued’ members of the Crysis community only. If you think you make that list, you better double check your inbox now. There is no exact date for the beta it seems, just a heads-up from Crytek that it’s due to start soon.

What do you make of this? As a PC or PS3 owner, do you feel letdown by Crytek or not?

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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