Today the group at GSC Game World launched the primary official in-engine screenshot from STALKER 2, the sequel to the cult basic open-world shooter franchise that started in 2007. The blurry picture reveals a darkish forest clearing with rusting autos. Hovering within the air is a blue vortex. The developer tells Polygon that it reveals a brand new atmosphere, and a brand new sort of power phenomena broadly often called an anomaly.
The screenshot was launched on Twitter with virtually no clarification. In a follow-up message, the Ukrainian developer mentioned it was sharing the screenshot as a particular deal with to these heading into quarantine in gentle of the coronavirus pandemic.
Here is your first glimpse at S.T.A.L.Ok.E.R. 2: pic.twitter.com/HGOixm11M7
— S.T.A.L.Ok.E.R. OFFICIAL (@stalker_thegame) March 23, 2020
“Thirteen years ago we released STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl,” the corporate mentioned in a tweet. “The world was never the same after that. […] You made this day forever special.”
The developer goes on to say that the second chapter would be the firm’s most formidable sport but. It guarantees extra information all through 2020.
GSC Game World was wound down in 2011 when CEO Sergei Grigorovich unceremoniously dissolved the corporate for “personal reasons.” The diaspora of builders who left the group embrace the management of 4A Games, maker of the Metro sequence. In 2015 GSC sprung again to life, defending its proper to the STALKER mental property and producing a sequel to its real-time technique title known as Cossacks 3. STALKER 2 was introduced in May 2018 with a 2021 launch date. No platforms have been introduced, however the sport is being constructed with Unreal Engine.
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