So, what is S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2?

It’s a unique blend of FPS, immersive sim and horror with a really thick atmosphere. One of the biggest open-worlds to date is yours to explore — along with an epic branching story with multiple endings.

Which platform is S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 going to be released on?

The game will have a simultaneous release on PC and Xbox Series X. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 will also enter Xbox Game Pass on console on day one.

Is it open-world?

Yes. The Zone in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is one of the biggest seamless open-worlds to date.

What about the story?

The game will feature an epic, non-linear story. Your choices will influence both short-term consequences and global outcomes.

Does the trailer feature the in-game graphics?

The trailer demonstrates the level of graphics and atmosphere we are aiming to achieve on release.

Do I have to complete the previous games before diving into S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2?

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is a standalone project that can be enjoyed on its own. At the same time, we recommend to complete the previous games for the maximum level of immersion.

When is the game out?

We are not ready to disclose the release date just yet. Please follow the official social channels of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 to receive development updates.

What locations will for sure be in the game?

The game will take place inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, with new locations being there along with the old ones.

I’ve seen an anomaly in the trailer, what about it?

This is a new anomaly, and you will learn more about it in the game.

Will there be any new artifacts and mutants?

For sure! We’re pretty excited about all the new stuff we are adding to the game, and we hope you’ll love it too.

Who was shown at the very end of the trailer? Was it the main protagonist?

It’s a stalker — a hero of the Zone.

Did Trailer show the actual gameplay?

The trailer is in-engine. Actual game models were used to create it.

What at about the mods?

We’re fully committed to make modding as simple as possible on day one.

Can you tell a bit more about the technical part of the game?

Visuals are critical for the immersion in the world we create, so there are a lot of modern technologies involved. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 runs on Unreal Engine, and we use motion-capture (for both bodies and faces) and photogrammetry to achieve the required levels of realism.