Square Enix at this time introduced that the upgraded model of Nier Replicant — full title NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… — from developer Toyslogic in collaboration with director Yoko Taro, composer Keiichi Okabe, and producer Yosuke Saito will formally launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC by way of Steam on April 23, 2021. The information was revealed as a part of Square Enix’s Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online bulletins.
Nier Replicant, in case you are not acquainted, is a prequel to the extremely standard Nier: Automata. While Replicant technically by no means launched within the United States, Nier Gestalt did, and the massive distinction between the 2 is that the primary character in Replicant is a youthful protagonist that is the brother to Yonah slightly than an older protagonist that’s her father as in Gestalt.
“For the primary time within the West after the unique game’s Japanese debut in 2010, NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… invitations gamers right into a darkish, apocalyptic world as they be part of a brother’s fascinating quest to treatment his sister of a pandemic – a quest which is able to in flip make them query the whole lot,” Square Enix‘s description of the upcoming video game reads.
— NieR Series (@NieRGame) September 24, 2020
As famous above, NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… is formally set to launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC by way of Steam on April 23, 2021. Pre-orders for the “White Snow Edition” are available now in the Square Enix store for $159.99 The new title is a contemporary retelling of 2010’s Japan-only launch, Nier Replicant. You can take a look at all of our previous coverage of Nier Replicant right here.
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