Cevat Yerli (born 1978 in Coburg, Germany) is a German computer game developer of Turkish descent. He is the director and producer of Ryse: Son of Rome. He also co-founded Crytek, one of the largest video game developers in Germany and served as its CEO and President until February 2018. Yerli was born in Germany to Turkish immigrants from Giresun. He founded Crytek in 1997 and formally turned it into a company in 1999. His brothers, Faruk and Avni, joined Crytek in 2000 and 2001, respectively. The company developed games such as Far Cry and the Crysis series. Cevat Yerli has been the director and executive producer on nearly all of the company's games.
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