A brand new trailer for Stalker 2: Coronary heart of Chornobyl has dropped, highlighting some particulars of the story and characters behind the long-awaited new entry within the Stalker sequence. The trailer, titled Come to Me, popped up on developer GSC Game World’s Youtube channel at present. This text will, understandably, embrace spoilers from the unique video games and the trailier.

The trailer opens with a scene which will effectively happen through the occasion that brought about The Zone to happen, establishing the mind-controlled Monolith faction. Different scenes show Zone exploration, together with throwing bolts into anomalies and utilizing anomaly detectors, overlaid with narration by numerous characters. It closes on a speech by a blind man who seems to be some type of spiritual fanatic.

“You can’t kill God, similar to you can’t eliminate the sky above,” a narrator says.

The primary actual traces we get, nonetheless, drive right into the mysterious experiments that happened in The Zone where the unique Stalker trilogy have been set. “After years of labor, a gaggle of scientists managed to faucet into the Noosphere – the Earth’s informational subject,” it says. The fictional, pseudoscientific Noosphere is an idea {that a} psychic subject of some variety exists containing the upper ideas—the power to purpose—of individuals and creatures on earth. Reckless Experiments on the Noosphere brought about the catastrophe that created the Second Exclusion Zone in Chornobyl, where the primary video games have been set.

This the primary new trailer we have seen shortly, and it appears fairly far alongside by way of displaying us slices from the story. We all know fairly a bit about Stalker 2—you’ll find every little thing we find out about Stalker 2: Coronary heart of Chornobyl right right here.

EIther means, the most important information about Stalker 2 thus far this yr has been the delay to a 2023 launch. Developer GSC Game World relies in Ukraine, a nation which is at present beneath assault by Russia. It has since relocated some operations to Prague, in Czechia, and the studio says no additional delays are anticipated. 

It’s nonetheless inevitable that the warfare will take a private toll on GSC’s builders. Simply final week former GSC developer Volodymyr Yezhov, who labored at GSC on Stalker: Clear Sky, died in fight, as acknowledged by the Stalker Twitter account. He was buried on the twenty seventh of December, studies Sky Information.

You will discover Stalker 2 on its official web site,