Nier Replicant Coming To Present-Gen Methods Subsequent Yr

In case you love Nier: Automata, then Nier Replicant must be taking pictures up your checklist of most-anticipated video games proper now. Technically referred to as “Nier Replicant ver. 1.22474487139,” Sq. Enix introduced this up to date model of the unique recreation earlier this yr, however revealed the April 23, 2021 launch date in the present day as a part of the Tokyo Recreation Present 2020’s digital festivities. 

The historical past of how this recreation suits into the Nier collection is a bit of difficult. When the unique recreation launched in Japan in 2010, it had two variations: Nier Gestalt and Nier Replicant. The majority of the video 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 underneath the title Nier. So this new upgraded model of Nier Replicant is technically the primary time the sport is releasing in North America – and with up to date visuals, it appears even higher than it did earlier than. You may see a number of the new screenshots beneath.


For individuals who performed Nier 10 years in the past, the variations between variations could possibly be a enjoyable approach to make a well-known recreation really feel contemporary. And for gamers who solely got here on board with Automata, it must be an excellent alternative to be taught 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. Sq. Enix’s announcement doesn’t point out the upcoming PS5 or Xbox Sequence X/S.

For extra Nier goodness, it is best to take a look at this cool Nier Automata statue that Sq. Enix additionally unveiled in the present day.

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