After only one year since its release, Crytek’s free-to-play (F2P) FPS is nearing WoW subscriber territory in Russia with more than 9 million players registered. With the game’s one-year anniversary now in the past, Crytek decided to celebrate by releasing some more interesting statistics about not only the freemium game’s success, but the demographics of its user base as well. Did you know more than 1 million players registered for Warface in the first month alone? That is some significant growth; seeing that figure rise almost ten-fold at the 12 month mark is even more eye-popping. Hit the link below Comrade for Crytek’s statistical infographic, and more good celebratory details on the Russian Warface experience; be sure to bring your own vodka.
In just under two weeks, the Darksiders video game brand may very well be back home with its original development team, who at the time programmed under the Vigil Games flag. Crytek USA, the team’s new home, is most famous for its graphically stunning, hardware maxing FPS series, Crysis, which is now 3 games deep. Just last week Crytek USA CEO David Adams tweeted his emphatic desire to re-land the Darksiders IP: