Update: Leaked documents released as part of the Apple vs Epic Games trial reveal that STALKER 2 will be exclusive to Xbox Series X | S for only three months.
Original Article: STALKER 2 may have one of the most disgusting names ever to write, but many people look forward to the first-person pursuit. Announced for PC and Xbox Series X | S – this one reportedly can not run on latest generation systems like PlayStation 4 – many have considered whether the title will also be released on PS5. The answer is ̵
Speaking to Gaming Bolt, developer GSC World said there are “no plans for now”. It went on to explain that it “negotiated the possibilities with Microsoft and saw more good opportunities for the brand”, and it therefore concentrated on the Xbox Series X | The S version. Translation: This is a timed exclusive that will be released on PS5 anywhere from six to 12 months after its first launch.
Meanwhile, a bunch of former STALKER developers are working on Chernobylite, which has a similar vibe and will be coming to PS5 later this year. It’s a shame about the timed exclusive stuff, but Sony signs this kind of offer all the time, and as long as the game eventually comes out on the next generation PlayStation, then all is well that ends well.