A huge army of fans of the cult post-apocalyptic shooter series is looking forward to the release of the shooter "S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl" and is trying to learn as much as possible about the upcoming game from the developers themselves, reports. They regularly ask a lot of questions to the creators of Stalker 2 in social networks and on the official server of the project on Discord. The developers do not often answer fans, but sometimes reveal some details about the expected shooter. This time, the community manager with nickname McCulkin paid attention to the fan's question about the stealth. The gamer found on YouTube walkthroughs of previous parts of the franchise, in which players tried to stealthily perform some tasks. He wondered if S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl will get stealth mechanics and a similar style of playthrough.
Representative of GSC Game World replied in the affirmative. According to him, the developers of Stalker 2 create the game in which you can achieve the goal in different ways. One of them will be the stealth, so it won't be necessary to pass the shooter uninterrupted. The community manager added that stealth is an integral part of the franchise, as the Zone does not like the noise, so the stalkers should always strive for more stealthy actions. So far, he did not elaborate on how exactly in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Heart of Chernobyl will be implemented this style of passing. Many fans hope that the stealth will be close to the other post-apocalyptic game Metro: Exodus.
The first-person shooter S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl will be released on April 28, 2022. The game will only be available on PC and next-generation Xbox Series X|S consoles from Microsoft. It will also be added to Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass for PC on release day.