Allusive comments from the lead artist on the Crytek team suggest that Crysis could be soon announced as a non-exclusive PC title. The game, features some of the highest-polygonal models (i.e., characters, weapons and environments) ever produced for a video game. And this critically acclaimed visual masterpiece could be donning the colors of both Sony and Microsoft later next year.

In an exclusive interview with GamesIndustry.biz, lead artist Michael Khaimzon went over the questions racing through everyone’s mind that laid eyes on the stellar visuals in Crysis: When the heck will this game be making its way onto the Xbox 360 and PS3?!

Khaimzon’s response? “...the decision isn't mine to make. I don’t know of any official plans to do so, but I know there are rumors and talk, but I couldn't say anything concrete." That sort of throws the wagon off the trail a bit. However, many insiders have been questioning whether Crysis and it’s giganticness could even fit onto the Xbox 360 or PS3. “I don’t think there would be any problem to convert anything we work on to the next-gen consoles if we decided to.” Michael said. He followed that statement up by mentioning that "We would just have to see how much of a sacrifice to the game we'd have to make. Or whether there would be a sacrifice at all, maybe we could find a way to make the game look exactly the same as it does on PC on the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3."

So what does that mean for gamers who’s eyes have been visually captivated by the next-gen title? Well, it means they’ll have to wait and see how well the PC-only title fares in early 2007. Presumably, if everything goes well for Electronic Arts and Crytek, there is a huge possibility Crysis could soon be announced for the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.

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