What is S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl?
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl is a new entry in a legendary franchise by GSC Game World. It's an AAA-survival FPS with a large-scale, nonlinear story, set in a sinister environment of the post-apocalyptic Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
When is the release date of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl?
The release date of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl is set for the 28th of April 2022, and it is now available for preorder. Preorder now and receive exclusive in-game content: a costume, weapon skin and additional campfire songs and stories!
What is the price of a digital copy of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl?
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl costs $59.99 for a Standard Edition of the game. You can also preorder Deluxe or Ultimate Editions for $79.99 or $109.99 respectively. The price may vary depending on your region.
Is S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl an open-world game?
Yes, we have a seamless open world with more than 60 square kilometers of space, which is one of the biggest open worlds in video games to date. You’ll need more than 100 hours of gameplay to explore its secrets.
When does the story of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl take place?
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl is a sequel to the original S.T.A.L.K.E.R. trilogy and takes place in a modern world. The game features an epic, non-linear story where the player's choices will have both short-term consequences and global outcomes.
Is it necessary to complete the previous games before starting S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl?
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl — is an independent sequel to the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. trilogy, so it can be a great start of your journey within the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. universe. Though to maximize the immersion, we’d highly recommend completing the previous games of the series first.
Skif is the main protagonist of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl. You’ll hear more about him later.
What technologies are being used for the development?
The visual component is one of the most important parts of immersion in the world of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl. Our team of more than 300 developers uses the most advanced technologies available today, like full body and facial motion capture along with photogrammetry, as well as some of our technologies to make your story immersion truly unforgettable.
Will S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl look the same as it does in the gameplay trailer?
Right, the trailer reveals the actual gameplay footage and in-game cutscenes. It shows the level of graphics and atmosphere that we strive to deliver on the release.
Which game engine will be used? What is the version of the engine?
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl is powered by the Unreal Engine 5. During the development process, we utilize innovative technologies and bespoke tools to make sure the Zone looks as realistic as possible!
Which platforms is S.T.A.L.K.E.R.2: Heart of Chernobyl going to be released on?
The game will be released simultaneously on PC and Xbox series X/S. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl will be available at Steam, Epic Games Store, Microsoft Store, Xbox Store and in Game Pass on day one.
You’ll be able to make a preorder wherever it’s more comfortable for you, but our team will be much obliged to pre-ordering at our website www.stalker2.com.
Will PC and console versions be different in some way?
We are doing our best to ensure an equal level of game experience and immersion, regardless of the gaming platform.
What is the difference between pre-order editions?
You will receive special bonuses with pre-order: additional campfire content, unique armor skins, and an early bird badge for multiplayer mode.
For the most loyal fans of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series, there is a physical version of the Ultimate Edition that includes all the digital bonuses, and also a poster, patches of in-game factions, a multitool with flint, a stalker action figure, a backpack, an artifact lamp and much more!More info about additional content of special editions you will find here: www.stalker2.com/preorder/retail