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Crytek offers CryEngine as an 'Engine-as-a-Service', is royalty free

Crytek jumps on Epic Games' graphics engine licensing heels, offers CryEngine on a $9.90 per month licensing subscription plan.

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Published Thu, Mar 20 2014 5:42 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:18 PM CST

GDC 2014 - Epic Games announced that it is now offering its Unreal Engine 4 on a subscription-based model, which will open the graphics engine up to many more developers, but now Crytek has entered the same market - announcing the "Engine-as-a-Service" (EaaS) program.

Crytek offers CryEngine as an 'Engine-as-a-Service', is royalty free | TweakTown.com

This will allow developers to use CryEngine and its associated development tools for a flat monthly fee. This all kicks off in May, starting with the first tier of $9.90 per month, which gives developers access to the engine, without a royalty fee attached to sold games. There's not much more known on this at the moment, but Crytek will unveil more details on the service in the coming we eks.

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