Crytek has requested the removal of a Crysis Remastered photo mode mod that was hosted by its developer behind a Patreon paywall. Numerous modding projects for Crysis Remastered exist without issue, but Crytek has said it stepped in here due to the project being monetised. Frans Bouma, creator of the mod, last night protested on Twitter that he had received a takedown notice from Crytek PR manager Adam Grinsell. This note, screenshotted below, includes a formal request to remove the mod from Bouma’s Patreon page, with seven days to comply before it is passed to the company’s legal department. It also states Crytek’s stance on modding from a strict legal point of view – that its EULA does not allow it (even if, like many developers, this has been left unenforced unless specific issues arose). Crytek apparently doesn’t want thousands of people posting screenshots of their game on social media and other sites. FTR I don’t distribute any game asset; my camera tools only contain binaries compiled from my own code and not linked to any game asset. pic.twitter.com/b2Pakbe9ze — Frans Bouma (@FransBouma) January 13, 2022 This content is hosted on an external platform, which will only display it if… Read full this story
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