S.T.A.L.Okay.E.R. 2: Coronary heart of Chernobyl has been delayed to December 8. This information comes from developer GSC Sport World on Twitter, who states they want extra time to satisfy its imaginative and prescient of the sport. The long-awaited sequel was beforehand scheduled to launch on April 28.
GSC’s message reads as follows:
We’ve got decided to postpone the discharge of S.T.A.L.Okay.E.R. 2: Coronary heart of Chernobyl to December eighth, 2022.
These extra seven months of growth are wanted to satisfy our imaginative and prescient and obtain the specified state of the sport. S.T.A.L.Okay.E.R. 2 is the most important undertaking within the historical past of GSC, and it requires thorough testing and sprucing. We’re satisfied that growth ought to take so long as vital, particularly within the case of such a undertaking.
This choice shouldn’t be a simple one, however we’re doing the very best to ship you a recreation that may stay as much as the expectations.
With extra data, updates, and showcases coming, now we have an thrilling and essential yr forward. Thanks in your endurance and understanding.
With love, GSC Sport World group.
Followers have been ready for S.T.A.L.Okay.E.R. 2 because it was first revealed in 2010. The sport has had a tumultuous growth historical past, together with being canceled and restarted, to not point out some developer/investor drama. The primary-person shooter sees gamers exploring the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to battle mutants, interact with factions, and extra in a non-linear narrative.
S.T.A.L.Okay.E.R. 2 discovered itself embroiled in controversy final month when GSC introduced plans to place actual gamers within the recreation as NPCs…however as paid NFTs. Followers shortly revolted, which noticed GSC first reply by standing its floor and defending the idea earlier than reversing course and canceling all NFT plans simply minutes later.