S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 will be based on the Unreal Engine, the developers (GSC Game World) confirmed after Epic Games had spread this message “inadvertently as a New Year’s surprise”. However, the developers made it clear that this engine announcement would not be related to any possible platforms or digital shops. This indirectly alludes to the Epic Games Store. Platforms and stores will be named later.
The Unreal Engine would allow you to capture the atmosphere of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. world while bringing mod support. Simple and accessible mod support is an important goal for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2, after all, the modifications of the first stalker games would continue to help “the zone” (game world) “continue” while they are working on the second part Would.