STALKER 2 launches December 2023
GSC Game World publishes the first gameplay video for their upcoming STALKER 2 game.
The game is now officially coming in December 2023, and it is now available up for preorder. STALKER 2 is a upcoming fourth installment in a well established PC franchise of first-person shooters set in an alternative reality. The game arrives 14 years after STALKER Call of Pripyat which was the third game in the series.
The game was originally set to launch in April this year, but has been pushed back to December 8th 2023 due to ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine where the game is being developed. The gameplay video is now available in 4K resolution showing some combat mechanics and cutscenes.
STALKER 2 is using the latest Unreal Engine 5 graphics engine developed by EPIC Games. At launch, it will be available on Epic Game Store as well as Steam. It will also launch for XBOX Series as 3 month exclusive, and it will be included into Game Pass library.
For PC players developers recommend Radeon RX 5700 XT or GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER/GTX1080 Ti graphics. However, it should be playable on Radeon RX 580 and GTX 1060 6GB as such GPUs are listed as minimum spec.