Publisher All in! Games and developer The Farm 51 announced Chernobylite for Xbox Series X|S and PS5 versions are launching in April 2022.
The new Chernobylite for Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 versions are launching on April 21st, alongside the game’s Enhanced Version for Windows PC users.
“If last year is any indication, Chernobylite has taken a worthy place among the best indie games of 2021. The next-gen release is the natural next step that fans of the game have been eagerly awaiting,” said Piotr Żygadło, CEO at All in! Games. “We’re proud to say that it will be the biggest visual revamp of the game so far, and that due to the simultaneous release of the PC Enhanced Edition, players across all platforms will undoubtedly benefit.”
The new upgrade to the next-gen versions of Chernobylite and the PC Enhanced Edition will be available to owners of the original PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 versions entirely free via a new update. The updates will introduce ray tracing and will greatly improve the game’s already hyper-realistic visuals. The next-gen versions specifically will also add two new graphic profiles: 4K (Dynamic) 30 FPS and 1080p (Ultra Details) 60 FPS and the PS5 update will additionally add features for DualSense Controllers such as advanced vibrations and adaptive triggers as well as compatibility with PlayStation’s Activity Card feature.
Furthermore, the first of four content drops in 2022, “Blue Flames” will be released across all supported platforms. The new update will include ‘Memories of You’ new content ; a new weapon, the Silent Assassin crossbow; and a paid content pack. With ‘Memories of You’, players will learn more about Tatyana and Igor’s fateful backstory through new events and collectibles.
Chernobylite has been available for Windows PC (via Steam, GOG, and Epic Game Store), Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. In case you missed it, you can find our thorough written and video review for the game here.