Crytek Black Sea

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Crytek Black Sea
Subsidiary of Crytek
Industry Video game industry
Interactive entertainment
Founded 2001
Headquarters Sofia, Bulgaria
Products Knights of Honor
Owner Crytek
Number of employees
Parent Crytek

Crytek Black Sea (previously known as Black Sea Studios) is a Bulgarian video game developer founded by Vesselin Handjiev (aka Frujin) in 2001 and based in Sofia. The company is most famous for Knights of Honor, a historical real-time strategy game released for Windows in 2004, and for the real-time strategy title WorldShift, which was released in May 2008.

On July 14, 2008, German Crytek, makers of Far Cry and Crysis, announced they have bought Black Sea Studios and renamed it to Crytek Black Sea.[1]

On May 22, 2014 Crytek announced the development of their own MOBA game using the CryEngine, titled Arena of Fate and under development at the Sofia studio. The game was shown at E3 2014 and is expected to be released on PC, as well as several as of yet unannounced console systems.[2][3]

List of games developed

As Black Sea Studios
Year Game Publisher Genre Platform
2004 Knights of Honor Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Real-time strategy Yes
2008 WorldShift Playlogic Entertainment Tactical role-playing game Yes
As Crytek Black Sea
Year Game Publisher Genre Platform(s)
2015 Arena of Fate Crytek Multiplayer Online Battle Arena Yes TBA TBA


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