Crytek have filed court documents to sue Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) and Roberts Space Industries (RSI), the developers behind Star Citizen, for breach of contract and copyright infringement. The company behind CryEngine say these breaches of contract and copyright infringement "have caused substantial harm to Crytek.”
However, in a statement sent to us, CIG and RSI called the lawsuit "meritless".
"We are aware of the Crytek complaint having been filed in the US District Court," CIG say in their statement. "CIG hasn’t used the CryEngine for quite some time since we switched to Amazon’s Lumberyard. This is a Meritless Lawsuit that we will defend vigorously against, including recovering from Crytek any costs incurred in this matter."