Right this moment the team at GSC Recreation World launched the first official in-engine screenshot from STALKER 2, the sequel to the cult traditional open-world shooter franchise that started in 2007. The blurry picture shows a darkish forest clearing with rusting vehicles. Hovering within the air is a blue vortex. The developer tells Polygon that it shows a new surroundings, and a new sort of power phenomena broadly generally known as an anomaly.
The screenshot was launched on Twitter with virtually no clarification. In a follow-up message, the Ukrainian developer stated it was sharing the screenshot as a particular deal with to these heading into quarantine in mild of the coronavirus pandemic.
“13 years in the past we launched STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl,” the corporate stated in a tweet. “The world was by no means the identical after that. […] You made this present day ceaselessly particular.”
The developer goes on to say that the second chapter would be the firm’s most bold game but. It guarantees more information all through 2020.
GSC Recreation World was wound down in 2011 when CEO Sergei Grigorovich unceremoniously dissolved the corporate for “private causes.” The diaspora of builders who left the group embrace the management of 4A Video games, maker of the Metro series. In 2015 GSC sprung again to life, defending its proper to the STALKER mental property and producing a sequel to its real-time technique title referred to as Cossacks 3. STALKER 2 was introduced in Could 2018 with a 2021 launch date. No platforms have been introduced, however the game is being built with Unreal Engine.