According to reports by numerous German gaming portals, the unbelievable has happened. About 65% of the source code of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. found their way to the internet. The file (dated: 30.02.2005), approximately 3.9 GB in size, is being spread in major file sharing programs since the evening of the day before yesterday. According to the information of several download pages, the packet contains 8 levels in total, the DirectX 8 render, the full A.I. and physics engine and several missions. At the moment, hackers are trying to activate the DX 9 engine, as one can read in sundry forums. Reportedly, on several levels there are so called “black holes”, that is, if you approach specific spots, the game consequently crashes.