S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 will be released on April 28 on Xbox Series X and S and PC.
The game was shown via an extensive trailer at Microsoft’s E3 press conference. At launch, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl console-exclusive for Xbox Series X and S. The game will also be released on PC. The game will also be available on Game Pass. The video showed a lot of shooting action, but also atmospheric environments such as gray swamps and wooded areas.
2007 saw the release of the acclaimed shooter S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl and 2009 saw the release of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat. GSC Game World was due to start a new game in the series shortly after, but suddenly closed its doors. Developers from the studio then founded Vostok Games and S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 was cancelled. In 2020 it turned out that the long-awaited sequel is still in development.