LOS ANGELES (June 28, 2022) – SQUARE ENIX® announced that the beloved role-playing game NieR:Automata™ The End of YoRHa Edition is finally coming to Nintendo Switch™ and is available now for digital and physical pre-order. With 6.5 million units of NieR:Automata shipped worldwide since its initial release in 2017, players can soon experience the post-apocalyptic action RPG on the Nintendo Switch when it launches on October 6, 2022.
The physical edition features a symbolic artwork by Character Designer Akihiko Yoshida on the front cover and will include new reversible box art featuring A2, designed by Concept Artist Koda Kazuma.
The critically acclaimed NieR:Automata, directed by YOKO TARO and developed by PlatinumGames Inc. in partnership with SQUARE ENIX, delivers a masterful mix of action and RPG gameplay through a gripping, thought-provoking storyline. Players battle as androids 2B, 9S and A2 in order to reclaim the world from the machine lifeforms and uncover long-forgotten truths about humanity. NieR:Automata The End of YoRHa Edition features the award-winning base game and the 3C3C1D119440927 DLC, which includes three challenging colosseums and additional costumes. Players can also download the free 6C2P4A118680823 DLC when the game arrives to the Nintendo Switch. This Nintendo Switch exclusive DLC features six new costumes and four new accessories that can change appearances of your playable characters. It also includes two pod skins based on characters from the popular mobile title NieR Re[in]carnation.
NieR:Automata The End of YoRHa Edition is rated M by the ESRB and will be available for Nintendo Switch on October 6, 2022. For more information, visit: https://nierautomata.square-enix-games.com/switch
Official Website: https://nierautomata.square-enix-games.com/switch
Pre-order Link: https://store.na.square-enix-games.com/en_US/product/763583/nierautomata-the-end-of-yorha-edition-switch
Following the game’s initial release in 2017, NieR:Automata has shipped more than 6.5 million physical and digital copies worldwide and has received critical acclaim across the globe for its deep, captivating storyline and fantastic blend of action-packed and high-speed battles. NieR:Automata features an all-star development team consisting of producer Yosuke Saito (DRAGON QUEST® X / NIER®), director YOKO TARO (Drakengard® / NIER), game designer Takahisa Taura from PlatinumGames Inc. (Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance), character designer Akihiko Yoshida from CyDesignation, Inc. (FINAL FANTASY® XIV / BRAVELY SECOND®: End Layer), and composer Keiichi Okabe from MONACA, Inc. (TEKKEN / Drakengard / NIER).
About PlatinumGames Inc.
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About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal™. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 168 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 84 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 88 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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