Biomutant’s final release date was set for May 25, 2021 after publisher THQ Nordic previously confirmed that it would arrive after March.
After a long development cycle with more than a few lengthy disappearances, and let’s not forget, a recent global pandemic, Biomutant is coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC this spring. Next-gen support remains to be seen, but for now we’re going to include it in a supposed backward compatibility.
In case you forgot after all this time, Biomutant is a third person open world action game starring cute little animal characters and less cute and less small animal monsters. You might know it as “that game with the promo art of the red panda in a scarf” (see above). The developer’s Experiment 101 describes it as “a kung fu fable with fantastic creatures to discover, dangerous factions to navigate, and a vibrant world to explore with mechs, paragliders, balloons, mounts, jet skis and more.” That’s it to pack in a single game, but to its credit, the most recent Biomutant gameplay trailer showed a lot of th is in action.
To give you an idea of how long Biomutant has been in the works and how much it has evolved in the past few years, here’s a snippet from our initial preview in September 2017: “Biomutant is a very strange game with some incredible ambitions, but the most importantly, it’s already a lot of fun to play… assuming you can stop creating new weird mammal life forms in the character creator. “
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