Game developer GSC Game World recently revealed that upcoming video game sequel STALKER 2 will be using a game engine for convenient modding.
STALKER 2 game engine revealed
The upcoming post-apocalyptic survival
horror game will be using the Unreal Engine, according to GSC Game World. They
wanted the game to be easy to mod and accessible for players. User-created mods
will be important in keeping the game fresh and the community active long after
the release so that the developers can focus on creating additions games for
The game was originally being developed
on the game developer’s propriety X-Ray Engine, but they changed their minds.
The official revelation of changing the game engine came after Epic Games
prematurely made the announcement in a blog post titled Awesome games coming in
2020 and beyond. This was quickly spotted by alert readers and people
immediately began to question the developers. They were quick to confirm the
news despite the intention to keep it under wraps for a while longer.
Due to the controversy that has
surrounded the Epic Games Store and its exclusivity deals in the previous year,
the news of the sequel being developed using the Unreal Engine has now raised
some concerns for some gamers. The developers refrained from discussing
exclusivity deals, digital stores, or platforms that the game will be release
on. They just said that they will discuss about it later.
The upcoming sequel does not currently have a release date, but it should be launching on PC.