The developer says it delayed the game to remove the "technical imperfections that hold S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 below the expected standards for the final experience our fans are waiting for."
Pre-orders are now available for GSC Game World's open-world survival shooter, which is coming to Xbox Series X/S and PC.
The open world first-person shooter is scheduled to release sometime in Q1 of this year for Xbox Series X/S and PC.
GSC Game World confirms the FPS will have a Graphics Mode and a Performance Mode, though details on its target resolution are unconfirmed.
Developer GSC Game World says the open world shooter will have a "huge" amount of content, with four different endings to see.
The sequel launches in Q1 2024 for Xbox Series X/S and PC as players return to the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone to find artifacts.
Microsoft will also be bringing other upcoming titles like Ara: History Untold, Jusant, and Towerborne to the show.
Roughly $66,000 worth of damage was sustained, though fortunately, no one was injured due to the fire.
After initially targeting this year, the survival shooter is launching in Q1 2024 for Xbox Series X/S and PC while also coming to Game Pass.
Developer GSC Game World previously stated that the survival shooter would still be released this year on Xbox Series X/S and PC.
In September last year, developer GSC Game World reiterated that the open world first person shooter was targeting a 2023 launch.
"S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 will miss the June online conferences preferring to make important announcements in the upcoming months," GSC Game World says.
GSC GameWorld seemingly partners with the real-world energy drink while providing a brief new look at the survival title.
"In the event of any leaks, we ask that you refrain from watching or distributing information about S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2," the developer says.
The upcoming open world shooter will be featured in a GDC presentation later this month, presented by GSC Game World 3D animator Anton Riabchuk.
GSC Game World's highly anticipated first person survival horror open world shooter is in development for Xbox Series X/S and PC.
GSC Game World's survival horror open world shooter is in development for Xbox Series X/S and PC, and will also launch day one on Game Pass.
GSC Game World called a recent rumor that it didn't even have a working demo "absurd" and reiterated the game's 2023 release window.
Microsoft is seemingly issuing refunds to those who pre-ordered the game via the Xbox Store, mentioning that it has been delayed to "an unconfirmed date in the future."
The video sees the protagonist getting ready to enter the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone. After another delay, the FPS is now releasing in 2023.