S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 to launch as a console exclusive on Xbox Series X

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. is a radioactive shooter franchise set in the nuclear-blasted wilds of Chernobyl, full of mutants, anomalies, and other irradiated hazards. The franchise has been quiet for years, but remains a cult hit on PC, where modders and fans painstakingly repaired the game through community-built patches.

The sequel looks to have secured investment from Microsoft, since it will launch exclusively on console for Xbox Series X, Microsoft's next-gen gaming platform.

Check back soon for further details, but for now, check out the trailer above.

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2 Comments
  • Not going to lie but this is probably the biggest surprise for me from the event, and definitely a game I'm going to keep an eye on.
  • Be a while. Apparently the trailer was just target stuff, this may be several years away.