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Biomutant release date set for after March 2021

Biomutant
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THQ Nordic has revealed that Biomutant will launch some time after March 2021.

Earlier this week, GamesIndustry.biz published an extensive interview with THQ Nordic CEO Klemens Kreuzer, discussing acquisitions and game launches of both the past and future. While the original feature reported that Biomutant was due for release in the first three months of 2021, THQ Nordic then reached out to GamesIndustry.biz, to clarify that the game is actually scheduled to launch at some point in the next financial year, which begins in April 2021.

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Previously, a report from Embracer Group last year penned Biomutant as launching before the end of March 2021, which could explain further explain the recent clarifications. There haven't been any updates whatsoever on Biomutant until now, when THQ Nordic reached out to clarify the release date as after March 2021.

This is the second time that Biomutant has been somewhat MIA. After being first revealed in 2017, the game disappeared from the public image for nearly two years, until it reappeared in early 2019 with a brand new gameplay trailer. Despite comments from developer Experiment 101 that the game was in the final stages of development in February 2019, there's been no updates or news on Biomutant since then.

We don't even know if Biomutant is scheduled to launch on next-gen consoles right now. Either way, Experiment 101's game is expected to launch at some point after March 2021, and will come to PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

For a full list of all the other games set to launch over the new year, head over to our new games guide 2021 for more.

Hirun Cryer

Hirun Cryer is a freelance reporter and writer with Gamesradar+ based out of U.K. After earning a degree in American History specializing in journalism, cinema, literature, and history, he stepped into the games writing world, with a focus on shooters, indie games, and RPGs, and has since been the recipient of the MCV 30 Under 30 award for 2021. In his spare time he freelances with other outlets around the industry, practices Japanese, and enjoys contemporary manga and anime.