Crysis Remastered apparently works on Nintendo Switch emulator, yuzu
Crysis Remastered apparently runs on PC, but there’s a catch. You need to run the game via the Switch emulator, Yuzu. There have been examples posted online that show the game running on PC via the 811 build of the Switch emulator. The game was released on July 23 for the Switch, and folks have already ripped it and got it working via an emulator.
Since this is emulation though, you will need to deal with a couple of hurdles. For one thing, Yuzu is not perfect. Expect some lag and other issues with running certain games. Also, you’re going to need a very beefy system to run this game via emulation. The videos included below list some pretty modern specs, the YouTuber used an Intel Core i5-7600k with EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2 and 16GB of DDR4 3200Mhz RAM.
Even with that powerful hardware though, the emulation isn’t perfect. The Switch version of Crysis Remastered runs at a locked 30 FPS on the real hardware. The emulated version of the game will not run like this. There are instead going to be some frame drops, as well as a bunch of visual glitches. It’s also impossible to figure out whether the game is playable from start to finish.
It’s also important to know that the Switch port of the game is based on the PS3/X360 version of the game, it does not include the Ascension mission that was added in later versions.
The Switch port did improve the graphical fidelity by including Sparse voxel octree global illumination (SVOGI). This will make the visuals of the environments look much better by modern graphics standards. So even though the PC port of Crysis Remastered will no doubt be much better in terms of visuals, this is a workaround that’s worth it if you’re really desperate.
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