LOS ANGELES (June 22, 2021) – SQUARE ENIX® today announced that the worldwide shipments and digital sales of NieR Replicant™ver.1.22474487139..., the critically acclaimed re-telling of NieR Replicant for modern consoles, have surpassed one million units. SQUARE ENIX is also proud to celebrate over six million shipments and digital sales of NieR:Automata™, the action role-playing game developed in collaboration by PlatinumGames Inc. and created by acclaimed director YOKO TARO (Drakengard®), composer Keiichi Okabe (TEKKEN / Drakengard), and producer Yosuke Saito (DRAGON QUEST® X).
Additionally, the Steam® version of NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… recently received a digital update that optimizes the game’s performance on PC. More details can be found here: https://store.steampowered.com/news/app/1113560
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… is now available for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, and PC (Steam®). The game is rated M (Mature). Complete details on all editions of the game and pre-order bonuses are available at: http://www.niergame.com.
NieR Re[in]carnation, the first mobile title in the NieR series, is also in development by Applibot, Inc. for North America and Europe. Follow the official NieR Re[in]carnation Twitter and Facebook accounts for the latest information.
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NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… is a modern re-telling of NieR Replicant, a third-person action-RPG which originally released in Japan in 2010, and is the highly anticipated prequel to NieR:Automata™, the post-apocalyptic action-RPG that has shipped/downloaded over six million copies worldwide. Players are invited to experience a dark, apocalyptic world as they join a brother’s captivating quest to cure his sister of a deadly disease - a quest which will in turn make them question everything. Developed in collaboration with Toylogic, NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… brings together an all-star team including acclaimed director YOKO TARO (Drakengard® / NieR:Automata), composer Keiichi Okabe (TEKKEN / Drakengard / NieR:Automata), and producer Yosuke Saito (DRAGON QUEST® X / NieR:Automata). NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139... was released for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, and PC (Steam®) on April 23, 2021.
NieR: Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2 and their battle to reclaim a machine-driven dystopia overrun by powerful weapons known as machine lifeforms. Following the game’s initial release in 2017, NieR:Automata has shipped more than six 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).
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