CRYENGINE Free Asset Database Spotlight
CRYENGINE Free Asset Database Spotlight

CRYENGINE Free Asset Database Spotlight

Our Asset Database is an invaluable free resource for developers. We shine a light on some great new packs you can download free today.

The CRYENGINE Asset Database is home to a wide range of assets that can accelerate progress on game development for veterans and newcomers alike. From complete projects you can use as learning aids like twin-stick shooter Galaxsys to bundles of assets that have been used in our own games like The Climb Asset Pack and The Ryse – World Building Pack, you’ll find a vast range of resources and assets that you can use however you like in your games, for free. 

Today we’re looking at two great recent additions to the CRYENGINE Asset Database. And you can check out a scene showing how we’ve combined the two in action below!

The Realistic Forest Pack from “maelstromlibrary” includes a high-quality map featuring 4x4km of playable terrain with grass, flowers, rocks, and more. There are 20 high-quality ground textures in all, and materials are easily editable. This ready-to-go pack also includes dynamic lighting and a high-quality heightmap. 


The GameSDK Flashlight from Jan Bostl is made for CRYENGINE 5.7 LTS and is a free basic torch made for the GameSDK character. It includes volumetric fog and environment settings and features a light component that attaches to the player character, but it can also be used for custom rigs too. 


To show you how these assets can be combined, we quickly created the following scene showing an area from the Realistic Forest Pack at night lit up with The GameSDK Flashlight. 


Head to the free CRYENGINE Asset Database to download these great asset packs and more now, and let us know how you decide to use them. And if you find these free assets useful, don’t forget to leave a rating and a review for the creators. 

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July 19, 2022 16:18

If the Cryengine is so dead why is Hunt so damn successful? So please, the few ppl are willing to learn a bit more about Gamedevelopement may stay and theese who need a blueprint to get their shoes on - have a nice day ;)

July 02, 2022 16:42

Even more great assets, Thanks!

June 23, 2022 02:24

So useless engine. Good luck trying to stay relevant in future Crytek, hah XD!

June 16, 2022 18:03

Crytek, you already have an eye in the logo, just finish the triangle and the brothers in aprons will share the tithe with you or not)

June 16, 2022 06:12

Before I, toxically pathetic, will go somewhere else from this website that doesn't need me, in order to remind those of you, bootlickers who's never seen any real thing or community movement in their totally not pathetic lives, I will leave here this link to something totally pathetic, which this community doesn't need, but absolutely unreachable in 10 lifetimes for you, while you'll polish each other's shoes and be absolutely proud and pleased of yourself:

I won't bother any of you anymore, good gentlemen.

June 16, 2022 12:13

This is a sign of a pathetic person: to leave one more "last" message before leaving in order to be superior to everyone. So the pathetic person continues to confirm himself. The process of developing a new Cryengine is going much faster than your growing up, kid.