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Old 4th April 2011, 02:24 PM   #1
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Here is the official Crysis 2 readme file.

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Crysis(R) 2
ReadMe File - March, 2011
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Thank you for purchasing Crysis 2. This ReadMe file contains information that may be of use before proceeding into battle.

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System Requirements
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Crysis 2 requires DirectX 9.0c. You can install DirectX 9.0c by following the onscreen prompts during the game's installation process.

REQUIRED SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS:

OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7

• CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ or higher
• RAM: 2.0 GB
• Hard Drive: 8 GB or more of free space
• Video: NVIDIA 8800 GT 512 MB / ATI 2900GT or HD3850 or higher
• Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card

Multiplayer:

• 2 to 12 players Internet connection required (512Kbps Cable, DSL, or faster connection)

Note: While you will be able to play Crysis 2 with the specifications above, play experience may improve if you have additional RAM, a faster CPU or a better graphic card.

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Installation Instructions
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IMPORTANT: Before running Crysis 2, please be sure you have the latest drivers for both your video card and your audio card installed. An outdated video or sound driver can lead to slow and choppy gameplay, or in some cases can prevent the game from running at all. You can download the appropriate drivers from your video and audio card manufacturer's Web site.

Crysis2 requires the 'Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package (x86)' installed on the target machine. This will be installed during the Crysis2 installation process.


DVD
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Avoid running any other programs in the background, as this may conflict with the game. This includes any virus-protection program that you have running, which can hinder performance.

For all other users, to install Crysis 2 in Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7:

1. Insert the Crysis 2 disc into your DVD-ROM drive.

If the disc does not automatically launch when inserted in the drive, you may have the AutoPlay feature disabled. To enable AutoPlay, please consult your Windows user manual.

If you are unable or do not wish to activate AutoPlay, please browse to the location of the Crysis 2 DVD-ROM using Windows Explorer, and double-click the "Setup" application in the root directory.

2. Follow the instructions that appear.


Digital Retail Installation
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Please contact the digital retailer through whom you purchased this game for instructions on how to install the game or how to download and reinstall another copy of the game.

Note: If you’d like additional information about your game as well as tips and patches please visit www.ea.com or www.eastore.com.


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Uninstalling
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To uninstall Crysis 2 if your operating system is Windows XP:

1. Click the "Start" button in the Windows taskbar.
2. Click "Control Panel" in the Start menu.
3. Double-click "Add or Remove Programs".
4. Click "Crysis 2" in the program list and click the "Remove" button next to its name.
5. Follow the instructions that appear.


To uninstall Crysis 2 if your operating system is Windows Vista or Windows 7:

1. Click the "Start" button in the Windows taskbar.
2. Click "Control Panel" in the Start menu.
3. Click "Uninstall a program" under the "Programs" heading.
4. Double-click "Crysis 2" in the program list.
5. Follow the instructions that appear.


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Troubleshooting
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Please be aware that an outdated video driver or sound driver can lead to slow and choppy gameplay, or in some cases can prevent the game from running at all. To ensure an enjoyable experience with this game, be sure that you have the most recent video and sound drivers installed. These drivers are typically available for download from your system or hardware manufacturer's Web site. If you are not sure what type of video or sound card you have, or you need assistance with updating the drivers on your system, please refer to the documentation that came with your system or peripheral.


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Saved Games and Screenshots
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In Windows XP, saved game files, and captured screenshots for Crysis 2 are stored in the "Crysis2" folder. In Windows Vista and Windows 7, saved game files are stored in a different location--see below.

To access the "Crysis2" folder, click the "Start" button in the Windows taskbar, then click "My Documents" in Windows XP.

In Windows Vista and Windows 7, saved game files are usually stored in the following location:

C:\Users\<your login name>\Saved Games\Crysis2

To access this folder, click the "Start" button in the Windows Taskbar, then click "Computer" in the Start menu. Then navigate to the folder.



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Known Issues
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NAT/Firewall
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Game Port Usage

For all traffic between server and client 'game' port is used (default 64100 - net_lobby_gamespy_online_port).


__________________________________________________ ______________________________Ports
SDK__________Service________________Hostname_______________________Type_____Local_____Remote

Available______hbmaster3_____________crysis2.available.gamespy.com_______UDP______Any______27900
NN___________natserver1_____________natneg1.gamespy.com_____________UDP______game_____27901
NN___________natserver2_____________natneg2.gamespy.com_____________UDP______game_____27901
NN___________nat neg________________Game client_____________________UDP______game_____game*(other game)
QR2__________hbmaster3_____________crysis2.master.gamespy.com________UDP______game_____27900
QR2__________Incoming queries________Game client______________________UDP______game_____Any
CDKey________keymaster_____________key.gamespy.com_________________UDP______game_____29910
SAKE_________Profile settings/stats_____crysis2.sake.gamespy.com__________TCP_______Any______Any (def:80)
Chat__________Any IRC server_________peerchat.gamespy.com_____________TCP_______Any______6667
GP___________gpmanager____________gpcm.gamespy.com________________TCP_______Any______29900
GP___________searchmanager_________gpsp.gamespy.com________________TCP_______Any______29901
SB___________gmaster3______________crysis2.ms5.gamespy.com__________TCP_______Any______28910
SB___________Server queries__________game servers____________________UDP_______Any______game*(target server)
RSS__________RSS Feed______________lb.crysis2.ea.com_________________TCP_______80_______80

Default value for 'game' is 64100 (can be adjusted). For incoming UDP traffic, only port "game" ( default 64100) is required to be opened.


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*Administrator Privileges
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Please note that you may not be able to add Crysis 2 to your software firewall's exceptions list if you are not logged in as an administrator in Windows. You will either need to do so from an account that has administrator rights, or add your existing account to the administrators list.

To do so, do the following:

In Windows XP,
1. Log out of Windows and log in with an Administrator account.
2. Once logged in, click on "Start" in the Windows taskbar.
3. Click "Settings".
4. Click "Control Panel".
5. Click "User Accounts".
6. Select the "Users" tab.
7. Under "Users for this computer:" click on your account name.
8. Click "Properties".
9. Select the "Group Membership" tab.
10. Select the "Other" radio button.
11. From the pulldown menu, select "Administrators".
12. Click "Apply" and then "OK".

In Windows Vista, Windows 7,
1. Log out of Windows and log in with an Administrator account.
2. Click the "Start" button in the Windows taskbar.
3. Click "Control Panel".
4. Click "Change account type" under the "User Accounts" heading.
5. Under "Users for this computer:" click on your account name.
6. Click "Properties".
7. Select the "Other" radio button.
8. From the pulldown menu, select "Administrators".
9. Click "Apply" and then "OK".


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End of ReadMe File.
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