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Stalker 2 release date, trailers, platforms, gameplay and more

Published: 12:02, 08 March 2021
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GSC Game World's upcoming action title Stalker 2 is one of the biggest releases of 2021, coming exclusively to Xbox and PC. Here's everything we know about the game.

Stalker 2 is finally happening and GSC Game World's upcoming project is a direct sequel of the beloved title Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl. The devs already revealed some details about the game, which will be their biggest project yet, so let's take a look at everything we know about Stalker 2.


Stalker 2 - Official reveal trailer

Stalker 2 - Official gameplay teaser trailer


GSC Game World confirmed they are aiming for a 2021 release date. At the time of writing, there is no specific release date for the game. Keep in mind that the game could be delayed to 2022 due to COVID pandemic. 


Confirmed: PC, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S

Stalker 2 is a next-gen only game and will be coming to Xbox Series X and Series S along with a PC release. Xbox confirmed the game will be available on Game Pass from day one. As for the release on other platforms, at this moment, there is no indication that Stalker 2 will arrive to PlayStation 5. However, it's possible that the game is indeed a timed-exclusive for Xbox and will eventually arrive to Sony's platform but there's certainly nothing official regarding such release.

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The game is described as a unique blend of FPS, immersive sim and horror with a really thick atmosphere. GSC Game World state that The Zone in Stalker 2 will be one of the biggest seamless open-worlds to date. Sadly, the details about the gameplay are pretty scarce but there's a possibility Stalker 2 will be shown at E3 2021, with other Xbox games. 


Stalker 2 features a massive open-world for players to explore along with an epic branching story with multiple endings. The game will feature an epic, non-linear story where your choices will influence both short-term consequences and global outcomes.

This article will be updated as GSC Game World and Xbox reveal more information regarding Stalker 2.

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