BioMutant Studio & IP Bought By THQ Nordic!

BioMutant Studio & IP Bought By THQ Nordic!

Last updated on December 3rd, 2017

Publisher THQ Nordic has fully acquired BioMutant  developer, Experiment 101 and all of its IPs for 75.3 million Swedish Krona or $8.9 million USD, as reported by Gamasutra.

BioMutant – Owned!

The publisher’s CEO, Lars Wingefors explained that the acquisition move was made because they couldn’t ignore the “significant potential”  of the team and its game especially “After the strong reception Biomutant received at its announcement at Gamescom 2017“.

“We are excited to have been able to acquire Experiment 101 and Biomutant


Wingefors goes on to say that their “aim is to build Biomutant into one of our major franchises. The recruitment of Stefan Ljungqvist and his talented team brings important new power to THQ Nordic.”

He later added that “In addition to continue leading the Biomutant franchise, Stefan will advise on our strategy, future acquisitions and further game development projects.”


For those out of the loop, BioMutant  is an upcoming action-RPG set in a post-apocalyptic world, where players take control of a customizable furry Rocket Racoon mutant with modifiable abilities. Players will also be able to experience their own narrative through a ‘Yin/Yang’ morality system in the open world game.

If you’d like more, you can check out this 25 minute long gameplay footage of BioMutant  as well as this premium $119.99 Collector’s Edition of the game.

BioMutant  is planned for a release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and on PC via Steam sometime in 2018.

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3 comments on “BioMutant Studio & IP Bought By THQ Nordic!”

  1. Avatar PrimeraEspada91 says:

    interesting to see thq nordic making some moves after obtaining several old thq ips from auctions.

  2. Avatar Fallenangel700 says:

    First the Titan Quest Expansion, and now this? I’m glad to see these guys come out of no where and start doing stuff.

  3. Avatar EldritchImagination says:

    Looking back, THQ was one of my favorite publishers who published some of my favorite childhood games, such as Destroy all Humans, Alter Echo, and the Spongebob games (Battle for Bikini Bottom for example). I’ve also found love for other titles such as Legend of Kay, and Titan’s Quest as well, along with some of their more modern titles. Really, I think THQ Nordic is getting to be one of the better Publishing companies. I wonder why the original THQ went bankrupt to begin with. The fact that they are not only brought back some of their old, popular games to modern systems and PC (Destroy all humans, Legend of Kay, and just recently Sphinx and the cursed Mummy), and have now made a modern Expansion to a PC action-RPG made in 2006. They are definitely looking good in my eyes.

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