Overview - CRYENGINE 5.5.0 Preview 5

We are very pleased to bring you the 5.5.0 Preview 5 release. Our Dev Team have been busy improving on the earlier previews that were released on 20 March 2018, 03 May 2018, 24 May 2018 and 07 June 2018. 

As always we really do welcome further feedback and comments from the CRYENGINE Community, but please can these come through our normal channels i.e. the Github Issue Reporter and the 5.5 Feedback Thread.

Accessing the 5.5.0 Preview 5 Release

Engine versions are now available through the CRYENGINE Launcher. 

  1. Log into the CRYENGINE Launcher.
  2. Go to LIBRARY -> My Engines where your currently installed and available Engines are listed. From there Engines can be updated (installed).

 Github

Preview Engine versions are also available from Github, however Sandbox Editor source code is only available via Github.

  1. Go to: https://github.com/CRYTEK/CRYENGINE/releases/5.5.0_preview5
  2. Download CRYENGINE_preview_5.5.0.298_pc.zip
  3. Unzip it somewhere and open the directory “CRYENGINE_preview_5.5.0.298_pc”
  4. Double click on InstallEngine.bat

Code Interface Changes

For more information, see the Important CRYENGINE 5.5 Data and Code Changes article.

If you are upgrading from CRYENGINE 5.4, please read this topic: Migrating from CRYENGINE 5.4 to CRYENGINE 5.5.

Known Issues

Animation

Animation General

Audio

Middleware Updates

Audio General

Core/System

Engine General

Common

System

Default Entities

Movie System

Graphics and Rendering

Renderer General

Vulkan

3D Engine

Particles

 

VR

C#

C#.Core

Physics

Physics

Network

Lobby

Project System

Sandbox

 

Editor General

Tools

Tools General

Resource Compiler

Additional Fixes