Details about STALKER 2 have been few and much between since the sport was formally revived in early 2018. But, in the waning hours of 2020, builders GSC Game World launched a new trailer highlighting the sport’s first-person expertise.

GSC stated in a information launch on Dec. 31 that the trailer represents “how the game actually feels: fast-paced change of scenery, ominous landscapes and the ever-present feeling of an inevitable danger accompanied by a barely-distinguishable guitar soundtrack.” According to the description on YouTube, the trailer is shot totally in-engine and thru the eyes of the participant character, a stalker named Skif.

A previous trailer, exhibiting a number of inside and exterior environments, was launched in July throughout the Xbox Games Showcase. The remaining sport is slated for Windows PC and Xbox Series X, the place it is going to be a console launch unique. It may even be half of the Xbox Game Pass program.

The first sport in the STALKER sequence, STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl, was launched in 2007, and stays one of the most well-regarded FPS video games of all time. The critically acclaimed sequence, which incorporates STALKER: Clear Sky and STALKER: Call of Pripyat, can also be the precursor of the trendy open-world sandbox style.

STALKER 2 was beforehand in manufacturing in 2011 when GSC Game World was dissolved out of the blue and unexpectedly. That occasion result in an exodus of artistic expertise that Polygon documented once we traveled to Ukraine in 2013. Among the studios that spun out of GSC are 4A Games, makers of the Metro sequence. That studio is now headquartered in Malta following a lengthy interval of unrest in Ukraine.