Stalker 2: Heart of Chornobyl Delayed To 2024, New Trailer Released

It was originally supposed to be released in 2023.


Stalker 2: Heart of Chornobyl has been delayed to Q1 2024, according to a new fact sheet for the game. Additionally, a new trailer has been released, which you can watch below.

Developer GSC Game World's latest fact sheet for Stalker 2: Heart of Chornobyl mentions that it'll be released for PC and Xbox Series X|S in the first quarter of 2024. "The game will be available on Game Pass day one, and preorders are opened on our website, as well as on Steam and GOG. Preorders of physical editions available on official website," reads the fact sheet.

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The game was first revealed in 2018 and it's been delayed multiple times for various reasons, including development issues due to the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia. GSC Game World had to evacuate Ukraine but has now presumedly continued development.

Earlier this month, distributor Plaion listed a December 2023 release window for Stalker 2 on its website, but neither GSC Game World nor Plaion confirmed it. Now, we know the release window is Q1 2024.

The new trailer focuses on combat and some of the environments you'll journey through over the course of the game, as well as the anomalies that could prove quite deadly.

Stalker 2 is a timed console exclusive to Xbox Series X|S, but this exclusivity will reportedly only last for three months.

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