The developer Farm 51 and the publisher All in! Games invite everyone to visit the Chernobyl exclusion zone and continue the ongoing support for Chernobylite, a survival horror set around the infamous nuclear power plant. Season 2 will allow players to discover more secrets about the dark setting of the game, learn previously unknown facts about the meltdown and offer new game modes.
The largest free content drop in Season 2 Red Trees introduces a new VR set in Igor’s base. It will allow players to play a game inside the game, introducing a new, roguelike inspired, mode – VR Games. Inside virtual reality Igor will traverse arenas of a fractal world with randomly generated weapons, skills and enemies (including very challenging monsters). After death the protagonist will return to the main game’s world keeping the earned experience points. At any moment in VR he may be joined by a random companion. Relations with characters improved in the new game mode will transfer to the main story of Chernobylite as well.
Another addition in Season 2 is 6 new story missions. The Ghosts of the past expansion sees Tatyana manifesting in Igor’s dreams. This sets the protagonist on a journey to iconic locations in the Zone. Notes from former inhabitants and the narration of his loved one will allow players to learn more about the past and the truth about what happened in Chernobyl.
Igor’s base will now also include a video game station. This element is part of a cosmetic Play it add-on, and with atmospheric post-soviet looks will compliment the player’s headquarters
Apart from all the free content coming with Season 2, players will be able to purchase new base skins, as part of the Red Trees Pack. Inspired by Chernobyl’s infamous Red Forest, new cosmetics will add rusty leaves and a red glow, which will bring warmth to Igor’s companions and inspire them to fight in the harsh reality of the Zone.
Chernobylite is a survival horror set in the hyper-realistic, 3D scanned wasteland of Chernobyl’s exclusion zone. You’ll take on the role of Igor, a physicist and ex-employee of the Chernobyl Power Plant, returning to Pripyat to investigate the mysterious disappearance of his fiancée – Tatyana, 30 years prior. Compete with the hostile military presence, other stalkers and supernatural creatures, as well as the harsh and unforgiving environment in your search to uncover the truth. Get ready for a thrilling adventure of survival, conspiracy, horror, love, and obsession. Not everyone will be able to conquer their fear!
Starting today (June 22nd) Season’s 2 expansions are available on PC on Steam, GOG and Epic. From tomorrow, during the Steam Summer Sale you can get the game with a 30% discount on Steam or even now until June 27th on GOG. The Red Trees Pack is available for $3.99/€3.29/£2.89.
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