Here’s our first look at Stalker 2 : Heart of Chernobyl gameplay

By Stephany Nunneley
13 June 2021 18:21 GMT

We got our first look at Stalker 2 gameplay today during the Xbox + Bethesda E3 2021 showcase.

Previously, we were given an in-engine look at Stalker 2, and a glance at weapons, but this is the first look at gameplay.

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In the game, the Zone will be yours to explore as a post-apocalyptic open-world and one of the biggest ones to date for the series.

Both monsters and factions that inhabit the Zone will be constantly interacting with each other. The previous Stalker games introduced A-Life – a living world simulating the system. The reimagined version of this system, which is being called A-Life 2.0, will control the state of the world and the behavior of characters and mutants, making the Zone ever-changing and alive. Countless events and encounters will happen, even if you are not around to witness them.

Decisions you make will cause not only short-term outcomes but influence the world itself.

Stalker 2 is out on April 28, 2022, and will only be available on Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Series X/S Steam, and the Epic Games Store at launch.

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