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Oh dear, new Stalker leaked...

Discussion in 'PC Games' started by SixTwoSix, 3 Oct 2009.

  1. SixTwoSix


    Joined: 14 Sep 2007

    Posts: 11,452

    Location: Limbo

    Seems as though the latest stalker installment is all over the "scene" sites, wasn't supposed to be out until Q1 2010 as far as I know, someones gonna be upset!
  2. Cutshaw

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 14 Nov 2007

    Posts: 1,562

    Just means people who weren't planning on buying it anyway will download it illegally early and surely it'll be a bug ridden mess. I generally wait for a few patches before I bother with Stalker games.
  3. m0r94n


    Joined: 9 Jun 2006

    Posts: 4,045

    Location: Swindon

    For once they'll have a decent excuse for the bugs :p.
  4. machinauk


    Joined: 22 Apr 2007

    Posts: 288


    The previous 2 have had game crippling bugs for at least the first month of release, so a leaked version will be pretty much unplayable with no patch fixes until this official game is released.

    bit pointless really. I'll still end up buying my bug crippled version on release though :D
  5. regulus


    Joined: 18 Aug 2006

    Posts: 9,840

    Location: Wellington, NZ

    Ya, saw some gameplay footage yesterday. Looks the same old same old. I'll probably buy it after the 12th major patch or so when you can actually play an hour without running into some kind of showstopper.
  6. snowdog


    Joined: 27 Oct 2005

    Posts: 13,553

    Location: Netherlands

    It's the russian release:

    þþþþRelease Informationþþþþ Û
    Û Û
    Û Q: What the hell is this? Û
    Û A: This is Russian release, cracked by TRiViUM, with pre-copied Û
    Û english translation files. Û
    Û Û
    Û NOTE! Û
    Û We tested this on Windows XP/7 - x86/x64.

    Translations are probably google/babelfish quality...
  7. DennisK4


    Joined: 15 Jun 2009

    Posts: 551

    It haven't leaked. The russian version is out and obviously it is this that is now all over the pirate sites.
  8. [email protected]


    Joined: 8 Nov 2008

    Posts: 27,673


    Is this similar to when HL2 got leaked years back?
  9. Bigsy


    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

    Posts: 4,308

    Location: Bristol

    This is exactly what happened with the previous versions of stalker as the Russian version always goes gold first and someone does a dodgy translation... And if its anything like before this version will be virtually unplayable anyway.