First introduced at China Hero Project 2019, futuristic action-adventure ANNO: Mutationem has been delayed to Q3 2021. The recreation was initially set for launch in December 2020.

Publisher Lightning Games and developer ThinkingStars penned a letter apologizing for the delay, and revealed that ANNO: Mutationem is now in growth for the PlayStation 5 as nicely. According to the businesses, delaying the sport was a “difficult decision” however they don’t suppose it’s prepared for launch but. The announcement follows weeks of inner discussions.

The letter reads:

Our staff want to categorical our deepest apologies for having to make you wait just a little longer for ANNO: Mutationem. After a number of weeks of dialogue, we determined to postpone the discharge date of the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, and PlayStation 5 variations to the third quarter of 2021.

This is a really tough resolution, as all of us love the sport and can’t wait to get our gamers’ palms on it, however we don’t need to launch the sport till we really feel it’s prepared, we plan to improve the general expertise of the sport, which signifies that a considerable amount of recreation content material should be re-planned and polished. At the identical time we are going to proceed to optimize for next-gen.

We apologize to our gamers who’ve been trying ahead to ANNO: Mutationem. New targets and milestones have been set and we’re working laborious in the direction of the discharge! Thanks once more for becoming a member of us on this superior journey! Cheers to new beginnings, we want everybody a cheerful and wholesome new 12 months!

We’ll replace our readers when a brand new launch date is introduced.

[Source: Lightning Games by way of Gematsu]