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Crysis Wars 64-Bit Client & Linux Server Next Week

The Crysis Monthly Update #6 offers the October edition of this online Crysis newsletter. Various topics are covered, and the update also includes details on plans for a version 1.1 patch for Crysis Wars. The change list of the patch indicates the new version of the shooter follow-up will include Linux dedicated server support as well as a 64-bit version of Crysis Wars. Release of the patch is expected next week sometime.

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8. Re: Crysis Warhead 64-Bit Client & Linux Server Next Week Nov 2, 2008, 09:56 CJ_Parker
 
What's the actual relevance of a 64-bit version?

The most obvious advantage is that the game client will be able to make use of 4GB+ RAM (or ~3.25GB+ RAM in practice since that is the practical limit of WinXP 32-bit due to reserved system memory) in a full 64-bit environment (64-bit client and OS).
The big question in that context obviously is whether the game client is made to perform better (= scaling) when there is more free memory available. Only time and benchmarks will tell.

 
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