PC Game Is Third Installment of Hybrid Shooter / RPG Set in Ruins of Chernobyl
February 2, 2010 – S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat became available today to PC gamers around the world. Call of Pripyat is a stand-alone expansion to the popular series that focuses on people who hunt for valuable goods in the ruins surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear plant that melted down in the 1980s in Ukraine.
The scenery of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series has always been one full of fear. Strange, mutated creatures roam the countryside and defeating enemies requires tactics and skill as weapons and ammo are not plentiful in the highly radioactive zone surrounding the plant and the city of Pripyat.
Call of Pripyat will focus on undercover agent Major Degtyarev. An experienced stalker, it is up to Degtyarev to discover the reason why Ukranian Army helicopters crashed in the Zone. The game offers a non-linear path in a sandbox world. It touts more than 70 missions and side quests as well as a realistic day and night cycle. Offering a mixture of first person shooter and RPG elements, Call of Pripyat extends the successful history of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series.
Call of Pripyat was developed by GSC Game World and Published by GSC World Publishing and Viva Media. Below are the minimum system requirements:
Minimum System Requirements: Windows XP/SP 2, Intel Pentium 4.22 GHz/AMD Athlon XP 2200+, 768 MB RAM/6GB free hard drive space, nVidia GeForce 5900/ATI Radeon 9600 XT 128 MB VRAM, DirectX 9.0 compatible