Review: Nier Replicant Coming To Current-Gen Systems Next Year

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If you like Nier: Automata, then Nier Replicant needs to be capturing up your record of most-anticipated games proper now. Technically known as “Nier Replicant ver. 1.22474487139,” Square Enix introduced this up to date model of the unique game earlier this year, however revealed the April 23, 2021 launch date in the present day as a part of the Tokyo Game Show 2020‘s digital festivities. 

The historical past of how this game suits into the Nier sequence is just a little difficult. When the unique game launched in Japan in 2010, it had two variations: Nier Gestalt and Nier Replicant. The bulk of the games’ content material was the identical, however the protagonists and a few story beats have been totally different. 

For the North American launch, solely Nier Gestalt launched right here, merely beneath the title Nier. So this new upgraded model of Nier Replicant is technically the primary time the game is releasing in North America – and with up to date visuals, it seems to be even higher than it did earlier than. You can see among the new screenshots beneath.

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For individuals who performed Nier 10 years in the past, the variations between variations might be a enjoyable technique to make a well-recognized game really feel recent. And for gamers who solely got here on board with Automata, it needs to be an excellent alternative to study extra in regards to the characters and world. 

Nier Replicant ver. 1.22474487139 is releasing on current-generation {hardware} (and PC) on April 23, 2021. Square Enix’s announcement doesn’t point out the upcoming PS5 or Xbox Series X/S.



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