This update for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Anomaly does NOT contain any previous updates, it requires update 1.3.3 to be installed already. Please read the detailed description for more information
Update 1.4.0 requires to start a new game.
It is not compatible with existing saves from earlier versions.
In an attempt to give the player the ability to choose the difficulty/economy that suits their own preferences, a new option under the name of (progression difficulty) has been added in the new game menu with three choices (stalker, scavenger, survivalist)
It affects over 14 aspects regarding the progression. All of them are controllable through the "extra options" menu for more customization.
Introducing the new crafting system. An alternative way to obtain equipment through your playthrough.
With a set of 5 different kits, the player has the ability to craft all kind of equipments.
Look for recipes, books and guides around. They provide a great source of knowledge regarding crafting.
With the improved encyclopedia, the player can unlock articles and info on discovery of all sort of things through their playthrough. Side notes and letters will be stored in a special category (Notes)
The item system received a lot of changes in addition to a new set of items. The player also has ability to gather, separate multi-use items.
The majority of items can be disassembled into basic materials as well. Usable for crafting and repairs.
The artefacts have been reworked from the ground in order to bring their usefulness back and group them in types and tiers, along with modifications to all items related to artefact handling.
New improved textures for scopes, sky and many others have been added in this update.
A lot of work has been done regarding optimization, stability, error and bug fixing.
It's recommended to read the changelog to understand the changes, especially if you have played older versions of Anomaly before.
Special thanks to the creators of Call of Chernobyl: TeamEpic for assets used in the update.
A Discord channel for Anomaly was created by ExoSt4lker
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