Originally Posted by nutcrackr
I think it would be odd considering they let Crytek release the original on their on terms. Unless the budget was exploding during the final months. Then again when a game comes out too soon it's usually the publisher pushing it. 2 months more would have probably made it AAA.
That's the speculation, EA had a cash flow problem and wanted Crytek to release Crysis 2 when it was not finished. It's easy to blame it on bad ports but it's not always the case, since it happens all the time in business.