Stalker 2 devs urge online game business to “help those in need” amid Russian invasion of Ukraine

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GSC Game World, the Ukrainian developer behind Stalker 2, shared a message on Twitter Friday morning addressing the continued Russian invasion of Ukraine. The developer urged these within the online game business to “not stand aside” and supply assist to these impacted by the invasion.

“Our country woke up with the sounds of explosions and weapons fire,” wrote the developer. “We thus address all of our colleagues in the gaming industry. Players, bloggers, or anyone who sees this post in their newsfeed: Share this, […] help those in need.”

The developer additionally supplied a checking account quantity for folk to present monetary assist to Ukraine’s armed forces within the ongoing battle.

No update was supplied on GSC Game World’s in-development mission, Stalker 2, however given the dire circumstances, it’s simple to grasp why. GSC Game World relies in Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital. Since Russian chief Vladimir Putin started Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, it’s been reported that a number of Kyiv residents and Ukrainian army personnel have been killed and/or injured on account of assaults on the town. According to CNN, greater than 40 troopers and as much as 10 civilians have been killed all through all of Ukraine within the hours following the invasion.

Kyiv mayor Vitaly Klitschko declared a state of emergency within the Ukrainian capital final evening. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskey additionally declared martial legislation throughout the whole thing of Ukraine in response to the invasion.