S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl : Popularity, reviews, price, and Steam data

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is a game released on Steam on 20 Mar, 2007. The developer of this game is GSC Game World and the publisher is GSC Game World. This article will analyze the number of players, playing time, comments, price and other data of this game on the Steam platform. Tip: The data in the article will be updated regularly. Most of the data we use for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl comes from the Steam platform.

Game popularity

According to Steam data, the highest number of concurrent players in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl yesterday (April 01, 2024) was 652, and the highest number of concurrent players in the past 30 days was 1,117. Historically, the game’s highest concurrent player count was 2,303, which occurred in April 2022. The number of concurrent players means the number of people playing the same game at the same time. If ranked based on the number of players, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is currently ranked #966 on the Steam platform. Most Popular Games Ranking – Steam Tools

Time range Maximum number of concurrent players
2024-04-01 652
Last 30 days 1,117
All Time Past 2,303

If you want to see the real-time player count of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl on the Steam platform, you can find it at the top of the game's community homepage.

Check the current number of players (real-time): https://steamcommunity.com/app/4500

Game Time

According to Steamspy, the average game time for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is 7.8 hours, which includes data since the game's release. According to Gamalytic.com, the average game time for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is 18.2 hours. You can combine these two data sources to determine how long players spend playing games. Game time represents the time a player spends playing the game. Something to consider is that online multiplayer games typically have longer playtime than single-player games. You may spend more or less time playing S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl.

Time range Average play time (hours)
All Time Past 7.8 (Steamspy)
All Time Past 18.2 (Gamalytic)

Country distribution

Players of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl mainly come from the following countries: United States (23.7%), Russia (12.1%), Ukraine (5.7%), United Kingdom (5.0%), Germany (4.6%), Canada (4.1%), Poland (3.4%), Australia (2.8%), France (2.6%), Argentina (2.5%), China (2.4%), Japan (2.2%), Brazil (2.0%), Turkey (1.9%), Finland (1.6%), Sweden (1.4%), Italy (1.4%), Czechia (1.3%), Spain (1.3%), Netherlands (1.1%). Due to possible missing data, this data may not list all countries. This is not an exact number, but it can be used as a reference.

Country Proportion of gamers
United States 23.7%
Russia 12.1%
Ukraine 5.7%
United Kingdom 5.0%
Germany 4.6%
Canada 4.1%
Poland 3.4%
Australia 2.8%
France 2.6%
Argentina 2.5%
China 2.4%
Japan 2.2%
Brazil 2.0%
Turkey 1.9%
Finland 1.6%
Sweden 1.4%
Italy 1.4%
Czechia 1.3%
Spain 1.3%
Netherlands 1.1%

User Reviews

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl currently has a total of 39,545 user reviews on the Steam platform and a user rating of 94. If the user rating is greater than 70, we think most people like the game. Among all user reviews, 37,417 reviews are positive and 2,128 reviews are negative. The game currently has a score of 82 on metacritic.com. You can judge whether S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is a good game based on these user reviews.

Review Types Data Details
Total Reviews 39,545 (A)
Positive Reviews 37,417 (B)
Negative Reviews 2,128
User Ratings 94 (B/A)
Metacritic score 82

Price Comparison

According to Steam's regional pricing, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl may be priced differently in different countries. This game is not a free game. We will collect price data for this game in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and Turkey. Due to missing data, the table below may not list all countries mentioned above. Judging from the data, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl currently has the lowest price in Brazil, which is 65% cheaper than the highest price. The current data update time is April 01, 2024.

Country Price USD
United States $19.99 $19.99
United Kingdom £9.99 $12.62
Germany 15,99€ $17.26
France 15,99€ $17.26
Italy 15,99€ $17.26
Brazil R$ 34,99 $6.99
Turkey $10.49 USD $10.49
Argentina $10.49 USD $10.49
Mexico Mex$ 199.99 $12.09

Number of game owners

According to Gamalytic.com, the number of players who own S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is approximately 2,797,857. According to Steamspy, the number of players who own S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is somewhere between 1,000,000 and 2,000,000. You can combine data from these two sources to determine the total number of players for the game. It should be noted that this data is not an accurate value and may be significantly different from the real data. The game's developer or publisher may disclose S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl's real sales figures.

Game name Number of game owners (forecast data)
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl 2,797,857 (Gamalytic)
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl 1,000,000 - 2,000,000 (Steamspy)

Sales and Revenue

According to data from Gamalytic.com, it is estimated that the number of people who have purchased or downloaded S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl directly on the Steam platform is approximately 1,913,226. The game's total revenue is approximately $18,251,287 (USD). For premium games, this data includes base game sales. For free-to-play games, this data takes into account all revenue sources. Tip: The sales volume and revenue of this game are calculated based on data simulation, which may be different from the actual data.

Data type Data Details
Copies Sold 1,913,226
Total Revenue 18,251,287

Number of followers

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl has 57,757 followers on the Steam platform. Usually the more followers a game has, the more popular it is. There is a certain degree of correlation between the number of followers of a game and the number of players of the game.

Game name Number of followers
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl 57,757


The appid of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is 4500. The appid is a unique ID assigned to each game by the Steam platform. You can splice the appid into the URL, which can help you easily find the game on Steam. Example: https://store.steampowered.com/app/4500/

Game name APPID
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl 4500

Supported languages

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl supports 9 languages, including English. The list of supported languages for this game is: English*, French*, Italian*, Spanish - Spain*, German*, Russian*, Ukrainian*, Polish*, Traditional Chinese
*languages with full audio support

Language Availability
Spanish - Spain*
Traditional Chinese

System Requirements

According to Steam data, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl supports systems including Windows. This means you cannot play the game on Mac, Linux.

System Availability


  • Supported OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP(Service Pack 2)/Microsoft® Windows® 2000 SP4
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.0 Ghz / AMD XP 2200+
  • Graphics: 128 MB DirectX® 8.0 compatible card / nVIDIA® GeForce™ 5700 / ATI Radeon® 9600
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Sound: DirectX® 9.0 compatible sound card
  • Hard Drive: 6 GB free hard disc space