E3 2009: Crysis 2 is Maxing Out the PlayStation 3 Console
The CEO of Crytek Cevat Yerli has indicated that Crysis 2 is pretty much maxing out the PS3 console.
He noted a performance analysis that showed the occupation of all the CPUs, the Cell and GPUs were at the limit... adding that there really isn't much more you can do!
To quote: Talking in the wake of the announcement that EA would be publishing Crysis 2, Yerli said that "The interesting thing is we did run a performance analysis on the PS3 devkit, and you know the funny thing is the occupation on all the CPUs, the Cell and the GPUs, is pretty much - the needle is at the limit."
Here, he was implying that Crysis 2, running on the company's new CryEngine 3 would almost max out the PS3's abilities. "There's not much more you can do," he added, "and frankly the breakthrough was very recent, and otherwise we would've had a compromised strategy on the consoles, which we don't have now.