Austrian publisher THQ Nordic revealed back in July that two new games would be announced at Gamescom 2017, one being a new IP.
Thanks to an Amazon listing, details and screenshots have been leaked on said new IP, which is titled: BioMutant, read on for more details.
THQ Nordic’s New IP: BioMutant coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC
Although the new listing doesn’t reveal a whole lot, it does reveal some information about the title (which has now been seemingly confirmed), as well as provide a first-look batch of screenshots.
The following description and features list for BioMutant is provided via the Amazon listing:
BIOMUTANT is a post-apocalyptic open-world ARPG that delivers real-time melee, shooter and mutant ability action. Replayability by varied and deep character progression, exploration of three systematically generated worlds, an underworld and a small solar system, by foot, mech, air-balloon, jetski and UFO.
BioMutant also features a fully customizable (MMO style) character and mutation system, bionics and creative item crafting, plus an interactive narrative featuring a contextual storyteller where the players creates their own story of survival in a vibrant colorful world.
- Real-Time combat: Mix, Melee, Guns and Abilites
- Hugely Customizeable Character: Bionics offer Powerful Prosthetics, while Mutations offer Physical Changes as well as Powers
- Automation sidekick: Customizable Living Robotic Toys
- Pilotable Vehicles: Customizable Mech, Jetski & UFO
- Creative crafting system: Open Creation of Weapons & Gear
A launch date is included in the listing and states the game will ship on December 31st 2018, but be wary as this is likely a placeholder date.
According to the aforementioned leaked yesterday, BioMutant is in development for the PS4 (the game version from the Amazon listing), Xbox One, and PC. Expect an official announcement and details sometime later this week during Gamescom 2017.
Below, you can check out the leaked screenshots showing off the game’s protagonist, environments, enemies, and more:
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