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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl news and interesting facts

STALKER 2's New Creature Revealed Through Artwork

Rozbo, 10 August 2022, 12:57

The STALKER universe will receive a new mutant - Bayun. Originally cut from Shadow of Chernobyl, it will make its way to STALKER 2.

Russian STALKER Felt Betrayed, Got Revenge With Leaks

Adrian Werner, 06 August 2022, 14:49

The recent leak of materials and files from the console port of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chornobyl turned out to be a form of revenge by a Russian fan of the series against the Ukrainian studio GSC Game World.

STALKER 2 Appeared on GOG, Only Without Russian Dubbing

Michael Zegar, 05 July 2022, 17:56

A game card for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl has appeared in GOG. What's more, all indications are that Russian dubbing has been cut from the game.

Check Out STALKER 2 Intro

Michael Zegar, 14 June 2022, 21:03

During the Xbox Games Showcase Extended, we've seen the intro of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl. A video was also shown, in which developers from GSC Game World talk about their life and work during the war in Ukraine.

STALKER 2 Launch Delayed to 2023

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 June 2022, 22:27

We will wait longer than expected for the return to the zone. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl will not be released this year.

Work on STALKER 2 Resumes

Michael Zegar, 20 May 2022, 20:48

Work on S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl has resumed. The developers from GSC Game World revealed this information on their official Discord channel. By the way, they also mentioned the game's difficulty level.

In STALKER 2, Every Refrigerator Will Tell Its Own Story, Leak Claims

Michael Zegar, 25 April 2022, 21:48

Two files allegedly containing partial technical documentation for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl have hit the web. They show that the developers want every item in the game - even an old refrigerator - to tell a story.

STALKER 2 Trailer May Not Have Shown Gameplay, Leak Reveals

Michael Zegar, 08 April 2022, 18:32

A video showing the behind-the-scenes process of creating one of the scenes from last year's S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl trailer has hit the web. There are many indications that the leak is not fabricated.

STALKER 2 Without Character Customization

Michael Zegar, 06 April 2022, 14:35

According to information posted on the official Discord channel of STALKER, the upcoming S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl will lack character customization. However, it may appear in an additional game module.

STALKER 2 Devs Could Move to Czech Republic (Rumor)

Michael Zegar, 22 March 2022, 21:23

Today Czech gaming website Vortex reported that some developers from GSC are allegedly moving to Prague, where they will most likely continue working on STALKER 2.

STALKER 2 Devs Change Subtitle, Get Rid of Russian Spelling

Michal Ciezadlik, 14 March 2022, 21:45

In connection with the ongoing Russian aggression against Ukraine, GSC Game World decided to make a symbolic gesture by changing the subtitle of STALKER 2 so that the spelling corresponds to the Ukrainian language.

STALKER Review Bombed After Being Pulled From Sale in Russia

Michael Zegar, 08 March 2022, 22:06

The STALKER series has become another victim of review bombing on Steam. This is a consequence of GSC's games being pulled from sale in Russia.

Work on STALKER 2 Suspended

Michael Zegar, 02 March 2022, 22:23

Ukrainian studio GSC announced today that it has stopped work on S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl. It also released a special video, which gives hope that the project will be continued after the fighting is over.

STALKER 2 Devs do Not Expect Further Delays

Michael Zegar, 19 February 2022, 14:28

It looks like the rumors about the launch of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 being delayed to next year are probably false. Studio's representative assured that the developers do not expect any further delays. Maybe soon we will see another gameplay video.

New Info on STALKER 2; Prequel May Get a Remake

Michael Zegar, 27 January 2022, 20:42

A PR manager at GSC Game World suggested in an interview that a remake of the original STALKER may be in the making. Moreover, his statement indicates that the upcoming STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl seems to have more in common with the cancelled sequel than originally thought.

STALKER 2 Officially Delayed

Agnes Adamus, 12 January 2022, 16:54

Rumors about the delayed release of STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl have been confirmed. The developers announced that the title will launch at the end of the year.

STALKER 2 Could be Delayed, Rumor Claims

Agnes Adamus, 11 January 2022, 15:04

There is a rumor that the release of STALKER 2 Heart of Chernobyl will be delayed. We are supposed to be able to play the game only in fall.

STALKER 2 Drops NFTs After Fans Criticised the Concept

Adrian Werner, 17 December 2021, 13:43

GSC Game World caved in under the pressure of player criticism and announced the abandonment of the idea to sell NFTs allowing users to become NPCs in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2.

STALKER 2 With Option to Buy NFT Enabling Us to Become an NPC

Hubert Sledziewski, 15 December 2021, 22:10

The developers of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl want to offer fans the opportunity to become an NPC in the Zone. This attraction is to be sold as an NFT. An additional requirement will be a trip to Ukraine.

STALKER 2 on New Screenshots

Milosz Szubert, 09 December 2021, 14:49

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl is one of the main topics of the latest issue of PC Gamer magazine. On this occastion, the devs published new screenshots showing the game in action.

Stalker 2 Data Volume on Consoles; Series S Owners Have a Problem

Przemyslaw Dygas, 01 December 2021, 15:27

We know how much console disk space Stalker 2 will take up, and it turns out that Xbox Series S owners may have a big problem.

STALKER 2 is Powered by Unreal Engine 5

Michael Kulakowski, 11 August 2021, 20:59

The developers of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl have confirmed that it is being powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine, which was first introduced to the world last year.

STALKER 2 Without Vehicles; Developers Explain

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 June 2021, 13:06

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl won't let us drive vehicles. Zakhar Bocharov from GSC Game Word explained the reasons for this decision, the size of the map and other issues in a recent interview.

STALKER 2 and STALKER: Clear Sky Visual Comparison

Patrick Kubiak, 17 June 2021, 20:41

Thanks to community involvement, games like STALKER: Clear Sky are still alive. One of youtube channels published a comparison of STALKER 2 graphics with the game from 2008.

STALKER 2 - Content and Price of Collector's Edition

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 June 2021, 21:06

GSC Game World has revealed the contents of all editions of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl. This includes the Ultimate edition costing $339.99.

STALKER 2 PC System Requirements

Hubert Sledziewski, 13 June 2021, 22:25

We learned the system requirements for the PC version of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl. To install the title, we will need plenty of disk space.

STALKER 2 Gameplay Trailer; Launch in April

Agnes Adamus, 13 June 2021, 19:33

During today's Xbox & Bethesda Games show, a gameplay trailer from STALKER 2 was presented. The title will be subtitled Heart of Chernobyl and will be released next year. It will be available on Xbox Game Pass from day one.

STALKER 2 From 2011 Available Online

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 June 2021, 10:47

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 files have appeared on the web. No, it's not the upcoming sequel to GSC Game World's series, but the original version of the title from a decade ago, which never saw the light of day.

STALKER 2 is to Provide Hundreds of Hours of Gameplay

Bart Swiatek, 07 May 2021, 12:35

Zakhar Bocharov from GSC Game World had a conversation with the editors of GamingBolt about the upcoming post-apocalyptic shooter STALKER 2. During the talk, the dev mentioned the game's length and atmosphere.

STALKER 2 Likely to be Microsoft's Temporary Exclusive

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 May 2021, 16:03

What do Apple and Epic Games have in common with S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2? Birtually nothing, but thanks to their court battle we've learned that GSC Game World's will game be a temporaty exclusive for Xbox Series X/S and PC.

STALKER 2 Devs Present Faction Costumes, Weapons and Gap-toothed NPC

Adrian Werner, 26 March 2021, 16:03

A new gameplay video from STALKER 2 appeared online. It shows changes in the faction's costumes, weapon model and the system of creating NPCs' teeth.

STALKER 2 Devs Apologize for Xbox Indie Showcase Confusion

Ness, 20 March 2021, 18:29

STALKER 2 will be one of the games that will be shown during Friday's Xbox Indie Showcase presentation. Yesterday, the game's developers detailed what specifically we can expect, while also apologizing for causing a small misunderstanding online.

STALKER 2 Coming to Xbox Indie Showcase Next Week

Hubert Sledziewski, 18 March 2021, 20:34

Microsoft has announced the Xbox Indie Showcase, an event that will showcase over 100 indie games. There will also be trailers for several high-budget productions.

STALKER 2 With Multiple Endings and Mod Support

Bart Swiatek, 09 March 2021, 10:53

Zakhar Bocharov - PR Manager of GSC Game World - talked about several different aspects of S.T.A..L.K.E.R. 2 in one of the web podcasts.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Development Proceeds Smoothly

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 January 2021, 18:23

GSC Game World's Zachar Bocharow assured that the work on S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is proceeding without major problems. Moreover, the creator revealed that a mysterious, but a familiar silhouette was hidden in the recent teaser.

STALKER 2 Not for PS5

Adrian Werner, 03 January 2021, 14:40

An employee of GSC Game World confirmed that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is coming exclusively to PC and Xbox Series X/S. However, we suspect that this may only be a temporary thing.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Gets New Teaser on Game Engine

Adrian Werner, 31 December 2020, 12:10

The team at GSC Game World released a new teaser of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2., which shows scenes prepared on the game's engine and reveals the name of the main character.

STALKER 2 - Ray Tracing and 120 FPS on Xbox Series X

Adrian Werner, 30 July 2020, 12:40

We learned that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 will support ray tracing. In addition, the developers promise up to 120 fps on the Xbox Series X console.

Info on S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 - Open and Vibrant Zone

Christian Pieniazek, 23 July 2020, 22:31

Developers from GSC Game World have shared fresh details about S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2. As it turns out, the game, which is coming to PC and Xbox Series X, will offer a giant world that seems alive.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 on Atmospheric Trailer

Christian Pieniazek, 23 July 2020, 18:59

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is alive and kicking, as evidenced by the game's new trailer. GSC Game World and Microsoft have also announced that the game will be made available to Xbox Game Pass subscribers on the day of release.

STALKER 2 - Work Proceeds as Planned Despite the Coronavirus

Bart Swiatek, 04 May 2020, 12:25

Zakhar Bocharov - press spokesman of GSC Game World - was interviewed by the Russian website Cybersport. The topic of the interview was STALKER 2. It seems that the work on the game is going according to plan, despite some additional challenges related to the ongoing pandemic.

First Screenshot From STALKER 2

Agnes Adamus, 23 March 2020, 20:47

GSC Game World presented the first screenshot from the highly-anticipated STALKER 2. The image show us a fragment of the Zone, occupied by a gravitational anomaly.

STALKER 2 Will be Powered by Unreal Engine

Christian Pieniazek, 02 January 2020, 22:49

GSC Game World announced that S.T.A.L.K.E.R.2 will we be powered by Unreal Engine technology. Although developers aren't ready to talk about target platforms yet, it's safe to assume that the PC version will be temporarily (or permanently) exclusive to Epic Games Store.

Leak: STALKER 2 Will Appear on Gamescom 2019

Konrad Serafinski, 19 August 2019, 12:19

It seems that the upcoming gamescom will provide us with new information about S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2. One of GSC Game World employees boasted of a visit to Cologne and some studio members were spotted on their way to the fair.

STALKER 2 Without Battle Royale and VR; Will Get Mod Support

Adrian Werner, 17 June 2019, 15:36

GSC Game World Studio revealed some new details about S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2. We found out, among other things, that there will be no battle royale mode or VR support. We can expect mods, though.

First Art and Music From STALKER 2

Bart Swiatek, 29 March 2019, 11:43

GSC Game World presented the first artwork and music sample from STALKER 2. At the same time, the team launched the brand's official Twitter account.

GSC Game World Teases S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2

Konrad Serafinski, 07 February 2019, 13:34

GSC Game World is still working on the second major entry in the franchise and the team is are quite mysterious about it, publishing a post with a half-solved riddle on Twitter.