.S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2 is currently in development at Ukraine-based GSC Game World and the developers have shared some new screenshots from the game.
In a new feature that was published in Wired, they also talked about the difficulties of developing such an ambitious game in a country that is at war. These screenshots are the first major glimpse at the game in a long time since it was delayed to 2023. There is still no release date for the game available yet, but the developers appear to be hard at work in finishing it.
You can take a look at all the new screenshots shared by the developers below.
The game is confirmed to launch on Xbox Game Pass. It will be released for both PC and Xbox Series X consoles and will use Unreal Engine 5.
Last year, the developers showcased a lengthy story trailer giving an overview of what to expect from it, however, they had to delay the game due to the unfortunate events in Ukraine.
It was recently seen again in a new gameplay trailer and while there is still no release date for the game, these screenshots do provide an updated look at what to expect from the visuals and gameplay.
The game is said to offer a huge open world and will utilize the features of the next-generation console to its fullest. It will be a first-person shooter, immersive sim, and horror game. You can read more details on it as seen on the official Xbox page.
The award-winning PC franchise loved by millions of players is making a true next-gen console debut with S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl. Experience a unique blend of first-person shooter, immersive sim and horror.
The Chornobyl Exclusion Zone is a unique, dangerous and ever-changing environment. It promises a lot — the artifacts of unbelievable value can be yours if you dare to claim them. The price you may pay, on the other hand, is no less than your own life.
One of the biggest open-worlds to date, filled with radiation, mutants and anomalies, is yours to explore. All the choices across the way not only define your own epic story, but influence the future itself. Be mindful about what you see, do and plan, as you will have to find your way through the Zone or be forever lost to it.
Pre-orders for the game were canceled due to the delay on both Xbox and PC. There is no confirmed release date for S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2 yet but GSC Game World is hoping to share an announcement in this regard soon. It will be available on Xbox Series S|X, and PC through Steam, Windows, and Epic Games Store.