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Release Not Before 2024 or 2025 For Insiders, Developer Responds – Nerd4.life

L ‘Exit From Stalker 2: The Heart of Chernobyl It will never happen before 2024 or 2025According to Russian insider Vitaly Kazunov on iXBT Games, developer GSC Game World also later responded to this rumor with a partial denial.

Modernization: In the hours after Kazunov started rumors about a possible postponement of STALKER 2: Heart of Chornobyl, a GSC Game World certified developer on the game’s dedicated Discord channel, essentially stepped in. Denial of informationEven if there is no word yet on an official communication from the team.

“The The actual exit period remains 2023‘,” Mol1t, identified as the developer of GSC Game World, has been added.


Screenshot of GSC Game World developer talk on Discord, reported by ResetEra

Therefore, at the moment, we continue to consider next year the year when the release of STALKER 2: Heart of Chornobyl is planned, but we cannot even underestimate the seriousness of the problems faced by the developers, who are directly involved in the war between Russia and Ukraine.

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As we know, Microsoft seems to have canceled pre-orders for STALKER 2 and this indicates that the game was Delayed Indefinitely due to the very difficult conditions in which the Ukrainian development team finds itself working.

Well, some sources claim that many of the developers who worked on the project left the studio about six months ago and that new hires have been asked to build most of the assets from scratch.

The extreme uncertainty about the future of STALKER 2 and GSC Game World will certainly make it impossible to launch the game during 2023, but windows 2024 and 2025 also seem unlikely.

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At the moment, as mentioned, it is just a rumor: the development team recently stated that STALKER 2 has not been postponed, at least not officially, waiting to understand what will happen in Ukraine.