It has been reported that the developers of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl have relocated to Czechia in order to continue working on the title.
Due to the current war raging in Ukraine, GSC Game World, the development team behind S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl, recently announced a halt to work on all titles, citing their and their families’ survival as a priority. Additionally, the game’s name was changed to reflect the Ukrainian spelling of Chornobyl.
The latest develeopment now comes from journalist Pavel Dobrovsky’s Twitter account. According to him, the entire staff of GSC Game World has relocated to Czechia. From there, they allegedly plan to continue their work to finish S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl.
Část ukrajinského studia GSC Game World (pracují na Stalker 2) se přesunuje do Prahy.
— Pavel Dobrovsky (@ashnobe) March 21, 2022
The game was initially intended for an April 28th release but in January, GSC Game World announced they would be pushing the release date back to December 8, 2022, in order for the game to be properly polished.
As of writing, there’s been no official confirmation or denial about Dobrovsky’s claims. However, what any of these recent developments spell exactly for a possible release date of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl is unclear and mere speculation at the current point in time. We will update you as soon as more information becomes available.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl is currently planned to release on Xbox Series X | S, as well as Microsoft Windows.