Stalker 2: Coronary heart of Chornobyl is perhaps getting a December launch

Kath Santarin
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It appears like Stalker 2: Coronary heart of Chornobyl may nonetheless launch this yr, regardless of no latest updates on how the sport is doing.

Final yr, Stalker 2 was very understandably delayed into 2023 as a result of ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. So it is very cheap that we've not actually heard a lot concerning the sport in latest months. However as noticed by wccftech, it seems that the upcoming shooter may truly be releasing in 2023 nonetheless, based mostly on a list on the shop web page for the sport's distributor, Plaion. The discharge date is at present slated as December 1, and as wccftech factors out, it won't be a placeholder. Different video games listed on the web site that do appear to have placeholder dates notice that they're launched on December 31.

December 1 is clearly extra particular than that, so except it is simply an inconsistent mistake with the remainder of placeholder dates, it is potential Stalker 2 will meet its 2023 launch window. The sport's Steam web page does record it as having a December launch date nonetheless, however that is not essentially a affirmation of the sport being out by the top of the yr.

Whether or not it does or not, we should always actually lower developer GSC Sport World an entire lot of slack, as as a result of invasion the group needed to relocate to Prague.

Earlier this yr, GSC Sport World additionally suffered from a hack, allegedly carried out by a bunch of hackers on a Russian social community, main the group to ask followers to keep away from any leaks that have been launched.

Stalker 2 is a very long time within the making, because it first introduced the sport approach again in 2018, initially anticipated to reach in 2021. That clearly did not occur, with the pandemic clearly affecting growth even earlier than the invasion first began.

Whereas Stalker 2's launch date continues to be up within the air, at any time when it does launch it is going to be accessible on Xbox Collection X/S and PC.

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