With over 2 million copies sold, the new episode of the most internationally successful S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series seamlessly connects to the first part of the Shadow of Chernobyl. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat takes PC gamers once again into the vicinity of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor that exploded in 1986.
User reviews: Overwhelmingly Positive (1,795 reviews)
Release Date: Feb 11, 2010

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With over 2 million copies sold, the new episode of the most internationally successful S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series seamlessly connects to the first part of the Shadow of Chernobyl.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat takes PC gamers once again into the vicinity of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor that exploded in 1986. This so-called "Zone" is a highly contaminated area cordoned off by the military and now is combed through by the so-called stalkers, modern fortune hunters, in search of unique artifacts. In the role of Agent Alexander Degtyarev, who is dressed up as stalker, the player has to investigate the mysterious disappearance of five military helicopters and thereby stand one’s ground against the various stalker groups.

  • One of the first DirectX11 games
  • Story begins where S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl has ended
  • Photorealistic exclusion Zone : All locations are recreated by their true-to-life prototypes based on photographs
  • New exciting storyline with a number of unique characters
  • Extended system of handmade side quests
  • New monsters: Chimera and Burer. New behavior and abilities for all monsters
  • New A-Life system, created using the players’ best-liked elements of the first two games in series
  • Emissions considerably influence the world of the Zone
  • Sleep function added into the game
  • New player’s interface
  • Possibility to continue the game after completion in a free play mode
  • Up to 32 players can compete in the multiplayer part. Four different play modes and a countless amount of maps are available

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP, SP2
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz Intel Pentium 4/ 2.2. GHz AMD Athlon XP 2200+
    • Memory: 768 MB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 5900 128MB / AMD Radeon 9600 XT 128 MB
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9 compatible
    • Hard Drive: 6 GB of free space
    • Sound: DirectX 9 compatible
Helpful customer reviews
224 of 237 people (95%) found this review helpful
87.1 hrs on record
Call of Pripyat with the Misery 2.1 mod is the ultimate S.T.A.L.K.E.R. survival experience and possibly the most challenging and immersive singleplayer FPS/RPG adventure out there. It's PC gaming at its finest: No holding hands, no dumbed down inventories, no immersion breaking achievements, tons of loot to collect and an unforgiving difficulty level without being unfair. It doesn't get much better than this!
Posted: May 22
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120 of 138 people (87%) found this review helpful
14.8 hrs on record
Very good game. Especially if you like games like Fallout..

Free roam, lot of missions, interesting story and lot of mods too (Like MISERY)
Posted: June 11
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200 of 258 people (78%) found this review helpful
81.8 hrs on record
If you're not chugging vodka in a track suit while snuggling with a Vladimir Putin duvet after playing S.T.A.L.K.E.R. for two hours, you're doing it wrong.
Posted: June 23
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106 of 178 people (60%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
The best game in the world made by Ukrainians.
Posted: June 30
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16 of 19 people (84%) found this review helpful
40.5 hrs on record
This is not a game.

This is S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

A place you revisit in your deepest dreams, long after being there.
Posted: October 8
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447 of 470 people (95%) found this review helpful
270.5 hrs on record
Call of Pripyat - takes place shortly after the events in Shadow of Chernobyl.
Having discovered the open path to the center of The Zone, the government decides to take control of it via "Operation Fairway", in which they plan to thoroughly investigate the territory before dispatching the main military force.
Despite these preparations, the military operation fails, with all five helicopters crashing. In order to determine the cause of the crashes, the Ukraine Security Service sends an ex STALKER agent, Major Degtyarev, into The Zone
After discovering that the crashes were caused by strong electrical currents, Degtyarev makes his way to an evacuation point located in Pripyat. Along the way, depending on the choices the player makes, he may meet a number of different characters that can become his allies.
Eventually, after arriving in Pripyat, Degtyarev's party finds themselves surrounded by the military survivors, who take them to their base. Once there, they work together with the military commander of the helicopter group in surviving and escaping The Zone.
They are met by Strelok, the protagonist of the first game, who offers his full cooperation including the reasons why the operation failed in the first place.
Degtyarev then helps to re-establish contact with headquarters and, together with Strelok, organize a desperate evacuation out of The Zone. There are multiple different endings available depending on the player's success, whether or not some of the characters survive the evacuation and how the lives of other stalkers Degtyarev met throughout the game turn out.
In the ideal scenario, Degtyarev becomes head of the Security Service in The Zone, and Strelok gives all the materials he found in The Zone to the government, prompting the creation of the "Scientific Institute for the Research of the Chernobyl Anomalous Area", with Strelok taking up the position of chief scientific consultant.

CoP is an open-world RPG survival shooter with 3 large areas Zaton, Yanov and Pripyat, very atmospheric with plenty of side quests that reward exploration.
The beginning of the game is tricky with hardly any equipment or money, there's no tutorials or any kind of help so you need to find your own way to survive.isn't an easy game, so you need to aim well know your weapons' strengths and weaknesses and conserve ammo because the economy and weapons upgrade systems have been tweaked, that means harder than before.
The A-life will not give up until you ran out of ammo or eventually die, some will trow objects at you Screenshot and even telekinetically steal your weapon, things appear randomly in the sky or mutants with camouflage Screenshot etc. Human opponents put up a tough fight, they kinda cheat in fog weather or at night even without nightvision scopes equipped, (but mods like Misery fixes that) so playind like CoD will get you killed.
Still includes the emissions and anomalies (detectors needed for finding artifacts Screenshot ) and more customization of armor/weapons.

it features the X-Ray 1.6 engine supports dx11 elements like real time tessellation, shadows, wet surfaces, volumetric smoke and others like SSAO DOF... so in other words it looks good, models and textures are a little outdated but shadows and sun rays are amazing (i recommend to use mods like AtmosFear3 specially designed for sky textures and weather behavior ).

The background noise of the zone is enchanting. In the distance, the reactor is booming as before, animals roaring in the west, shootout in the East, everything draws exactly the image of the restricted area as you are used to it.

has Deathmatch and CTF style competitive matches with its multiplayer mode. Mind you, this doesn't exactly represent the highlight of the experience. If you want to get the best out of this game, stick with the main campaign, for what it's worth.

It has soooo many and it will crash or make one or two missions almost unplayable. i recomend to mod the game (some will make it worse lol).


MISERY: (for hardcore difficulty) its full concept modification that touches every game aspect including textures, sfx, music, weapons, AI, items, weather, economy and 3 playable USS characters classes to choose from: Assaulter, Recon and Sniper.Each comes with unique attributes like endurance, speed, health, stamina, weapon specializations, starting gear...

AtmosFear: like i said before it tweaks and expands the vanilla weather system to be more realistic and various.

Call of Pripyat Reloaded: it's like misery but for better and easier gameplay.


Overall 8.5/10
It's easily in my top 5
Exploring the hazardous lands and scavenging through abandoned buildings with aggressive wildlife never gets old.
This is a true PC game ( not ported, bad optimized or locked at 30fps and weird controls. not that junk we see today)
If you liked the others stalkers this is a must
or this type of game i recommend Metro series.

sorry about errors/bad spelling, english isn't my main language
Posted: November 26, 2013
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