S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Next Year

Investigating a note on slide on Twitter from Xbox, PC Gamer contacted GSC Game World to confirm the indication that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl is now expected in 2023, rather than later this year. It seems relocating developers amid the war in Ukraine has taken its toll on the game's workflow, which is understandable. Word is:
I contacted GSC Game World and asked if the slide was accurate. "It happened a little bit earlier than expected, we were actually planning to reveal it in the upcoming days," writes GSC's Zakhar Bocharov. "But yes, the game now releases in 2023."