- Embark on an incredible journey - board the Aurora, a heavily modified steam locomotive, and join a handful of survivors as they search for a new life in the East.
- Experience Sandbox Survival - a gripping story links together classic Metro gameplay with new huge, non-linear levels.
- A beautiful, hostile world - discover the post-apocalyptic Russian wilderness, brought to life with stunning day / night cycles and dynamic weather.
- Deadly combat and stealth - scavenge and craft in the field to customize your arsenal of hand-made weaponry, and engage human and mutant foes in thrilling tactical combat.
- Your choices determine your comrades' fate - not all your companions will survive the journey
- your decisions have consequence in a gripping storyline that offers massive re-playability.
- The ultimate in atmosphere and immersion - a flickering candle in the darkness. A ragged gasp as your gasmask frosts over. The howl of a mutant on the night wind - Metro will immerse and terrify you like no other game.