It looks as if robotic feelings and the Yoko Taro model of weirdness are fairly widespread, as Square Enix have introduced that Nier: Automata has offered higher than anticipated in a monetary briefing held earlier on in May.
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Alongside a touch upon sturdy gross sales for Final Fantasy XV (which we’re nonetheless ready for on PC, with one tech demo being all we will actually go on there), Square Enix famous that Nier: Automata was “generating sales significantly above [their] plan”. Quite what their plan was, we don’t know, and there’s no numbers on fairly how nicely the PC model did, however that’s a great signal for additional PlatinumGames/Square Enix collaborations. SteamSpy, whereas not excellent, put the variety of Nier: Automata homeowners at simply shy of 350,000, which can be an indicator of how nicely (or poorly) Square Enix anticipated it to do.
On prime of that, throughout a followup Q&A, one particular person requested about whether or not the success of Nier: Automata would affect additional Square Enix developments. Their response centered on how they’re going to strategy additional improvement, conserving the “major franchises” in-house and outsourcing different video games on this means.
Considering Yosuke Saito not too long ago mentioned Nier remaster is possible if its sequel sold “like hotcakes”, issues are wanting up for individuals who wish to see Nier remasted, and doable on PC. There’s no official phrase on the matter as of but, although.