After a number of months of eerie silence, it seems like open-world RPG game Biomutant could possibly be coming a lot earlier than anticipated. The self-touted “post-apocalyptic Kung-Fu fable” full of fantastical landscapes and a cavalcade of mutant monsters could launch in the next few months.

In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, THQ Nordic CEO Klemens Kreuzer described the sport as “a release of great importance” for the writer, and present plans have the sport set to launch this quarter. That means we could possibly be diving into the furry-headed journey by the finish of March.

Biomutant seems to be an bold debut venture for developer Extended 101. Its heady combine of gun-wielding anthropogenic animals, wacky open world throughout disparate environments, and forged of inventive animal pals starting from steampunk squids to big turtles have pricked the ears of many. A ten-minute gameplay trailer launched final yr confirmed some of the environments and the various gameplay segments we are able to hope to take pleasure in – from blasting mutated bunnies to driving loopy mechanical automobiles.

Elsewhere, we’ve had a glimpse at the sport’s character creator that lets gamers manipulate the physique of the playable rodent protagonist, altering each their seems and character stats. Players can even equipment themselves out with a vary of bionic attachments, genetic modifications and psionic powers, and a wholesome weapon crafting programs will permit discarded objects to be mixed into varied highly effective combos.

Biomutant made itself identified again in 2017 and was initially deliberate for launch in 2019. The launch date was later pushed again to 2020 and delayed once more early final yr. This is the first information of Biomutant’s launch we’ve had since, and whereas it will not be prudent to get too hooked up to this date given the final two delays, an unexpectedly early launch can be greater than welcome.

Kreuzer additionally talked about that THQ Nordic at present have 61 tasks in the pipeline, which ought to take them up to the Summer of 2024. Only 21 of these have been introduced, so maintain excited for no matter different lovelies would possibly seem. But when you can’t wait, have a have a look at our lists for the best story games, best open-world games, and best anime games for some nice suggestions.