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Evil Genius 2: World Domination pushed to 2021

Published: 13:50, 27 August 2020
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Evil Genius 2: World Domination has been officially delayed to 2021, Rebellion announced. The developer said the initial plan was to launch the game in 2020, however, the impact of COVID-19 was

Evil Genius 2: World Domination is another upcoming title that had to be delayed due to coronavirus pandemic, which is still not slowing down. The developer and publisher Rebellion have officially announced that their building simulation will not arrive in 2020 as intitially planned.

Instead, Evil Genius 2: World Domination will release sometime in the first half of 2021. No firm release date has been confirmed just yet. Rebellion explain the decision by saying they worked hard to ensure that there would not be any disturbance to their capacity or plans but sadly they had to make a hard decision to delay the game.

"We had originally planned for Evil Genius 2 to launch this year. However, the impact of COVID-19, transitioning from the studio to our homes and adapting to new ways of working all contributed to this difficult decision," it's written in the official statement, which you can see below.

Rebellion say they will share a lot more details about the game in the upcoming month as well as reveal information about the closed beta test. In case you are not familiar with the title, Evil Genius 2 is a spy-fi lair builder where players play as a criminal mastermind, build their own bases, train minions and try to defend their creations from the Forces of Justice. 

The game is coming exclusively to PC.

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