We've been waiting for our first look at proper Stalker 2 gameplay for a while now, and it's arrived as part of Xbox's E3 2021 Showcase, along with the announcement that the game will launch for Xbox Series X and S on April 28, 2022.

Pre-orders for Stalker 2 begin today on the Microsoft Store, although don't forget that the game will be available with Xbox Game Pass at launch as well. If you're unsure what it is, here's the official description:

The award-winning PC franchise loved by millions of players is making a true next-gen console debut with S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl. Experience a unique blend of first-person shooter, immersive sim and horror.

The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone is a unique, dangerous and ever-changing environment. It promises a lot ā€” the artifacts of unbelievable value can be yours if you dare to claim them. The price you may pay, on the other hand, is no less than your own life.

One of the biggest open-worlds to date, filled with radiation, mutants and anomalies, is yours to explore. All the choices across the way not only define your own epic story, but influence the future itself. Be mindful about what you see, do and plan, as you will have to find your way through the Zone or be forever lost to it.

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