Crysis 2 and 3 Remastered photo mods get a takedown from Crytek

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The maker of a popular series of photo mods has pulled down its tools for Crysis 2 and 3 Remastered following a take-down notice from Crytek.

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Modder Frans Bauma has created a variety of tools that add or expand the photo mode options for the game, including the tools used for rendering. Final Fantasy 7 Remake the classic camera angles from the 1997 original, Bouma distributes equipment to others a . Through Patreon Membership PageHowever, they are careful to note that the code for the mod tool they create is completely original, with no original game assets involved.

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According to Bauma’s Public Patreon Post Explaining his side of the incident, a representative from Crytek said that the key point in this case is that the mod has been monetized through Patreon membership. Since all modes of the Crysis Remastered game are technically in violation of their End User License Agreement, Crytek reserves the right to request these people to be taken offline.


This is disappointing for fans of Bauma’s work, as well as those with a more general interest in in-game photography (Bauma also argues that mods are a boon to the game itself, as they are more accessible via social media shares). free promotion). However, the added wrinkle of charging to access these mods makes things more complicated.

We’ve reached out to Crytek to see if it wants to respond to Bouma’s post and will update this story if we hear back.

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If you want to increase your own photo mod chops, you should check out This simple tutorial from a real life photographer,

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