Developer confirms that Stalker 2 will run on Unreal Engine 5

Developer GSC Game World has confirmed that Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl will run on Unreal Engine 5. The post-apocalyptic game, due for release in early 2022, is one of the first titles to use Epic Games’ new engine.

In a exchange on Twitter Between the accounts of the developer of Stalker 2 and Unreal Engine, it is confirmed that the game will run on Unreal Engine 5. This puts Stalker 2 in a select list of games known to use Epic Games’ new engine .

In addition to Stalker 2, the upcoming Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II will also use the new engine and Gears of War developer The Coalition is working on several unannounced projects with Unreal Engine 5. Epic Games’ own Fortnite is also planned to make the switch. going to make to the new engine.

According to a list on Wikipedia, eFootball PES 2022, ArcheAge II, Dreamhouse: The Game, Echoes Of The End, and Dragon Quest XII: The Flames of Fate are also made with Unreal Engine 5. In May, Epic released an Early Access version of Unreal. Engine 5 and the final version should be released early next year.

The release of Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl is scheduled for April 28, 2022. The game will come exclusively to Windows PCs and the Xbox Series X and S. It will also be available to stream via Xbox game streaming with the Game Pass Ultimate subscription. . During an E3 presentation, Microsoft showed the game’s first gameplay