Rumor: Bethesda Now Has Rights to S.T.A.L.K.E.R.
The fate of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. franchise has been up in the air since earlier this year. After reports in 2011 that development of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 was still happening, GSC Game World closed earlier this year with the original team forming Vostok Games and starting over. Even after this, there were reports that the developer was actually still open, but looking for a new development team. Now, according to Ukranian blogger Sergey Galyonkin, GSC Game World's owner -- Sergei Grigorovich -- has sold the rights to Bethesda Softworks.Read on...