ANNO: Mutationem delayed to Q3 2021, adds PS5 version

No longer due out in December 2020.

ANNO: Mutationem

Publisher Lightning Games and developer ThinkingStars have delayed the release of ANNO: Mutationem from its previously planned December 2020 release window to Q3 2021 for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. The PlayStation 5 version is newly announced.

“This is a very difficult decision, as we all love the game and cannot wait to get our players’ hands on it, but we don’t want to release the game until we feel it’s ready, we plan to upgrade the overall experience of the game, which means that a large amount of game content must be re-planned and polished,” Lightning Games said in a statement. “At the same time we will continue to optimize for next-gen.”

ANNO: Mutationem is also coming to PC via Steam, but specifics about a release date have yet to be announced.

Get the full message on the delay below.

To everyone who has been following ANNO: Mutationem,

Our team wish to express our deepest apologies for having to make you wait a little longer for ANNO: Mutationem. After several weeks of discussion, we decided to postpone the release date of the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, and PlayStation 5 versions to the third quarter of 2021.

This is a very difficult decision, as we all love the game and cannot wait to get our players’ hands on it, but we don’t want to release the game until we feel it’s ready, we plan to upgrade the overall experience of the game, which means that a large amount of game content must be re-planned and polished. At the same time we will continue to optimize for next-gen.

We apologize to our players who have been looking forward to ANNO: Mutationem. New goals and milestones have been set and we are working hard towards the release! Thanks again for joining us on this awesome journey! Cheers to new beginnings, we wish everyone a happy and healthy new year!

ANNO: Mutationem Team

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