SEGA has announced that Aliens Colonial Marines is now set for a February 12, 2013 global release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. A release date for the announced Wii U version will be revealed at a later date.

"I am thrilled to announce the definitive launch date for Aliens: Colonial Marines," said Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox Software. "Aliens: Colonial Marines is the culmination of a life-time of inspiration from the films and relentless passion and drive from the exceptionally talented development team behind the scenes."

"We knew this game would be incredible from the moment Gearbox began developing Aliens: Colonial Marines," said, Gary Knight, Senior Vice President of Marketing for SEGA Europe and SEGA of America. "Now that the title is in its final stretch of development, we can confidently release the exact date that gamers will finally get to experience this blockbuster thrill-ride."

While SEGA had never given a firm release date for the game, it was slated for spring and then autumn 2012.