NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 was announced at the Tokyo Game Show by Square Enix and Toylogic, bringing a new and updated version of the classic to PS4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam early next year.
As a modern retelling of NieR Replicant, which was originally released in Japan in 2010 — this new edition of the game celebrates its 10th anniversary as well as bringing the prequel chapter of NieR:Automata to western audiences for the first time. Here’s more details and an overview via Square Enix’s official website for the game:
Discover the one-of-a-kind prequel of the critically-acclaimed masterpiece NieR: Automata. Now with a modern upgrade, experience masterfully revived visuals, a fascinating storyline and more!
The protagonist is a kind young man living in a remote village. In order to save his sister Yonah, who fell terminally ill to the Black Scrawl, he sets out with Grimoire Weiss, a strange talking tome, to search for the “Sealed verses.”
Check out our other feature on Square Enix’s other big reveal in Final Fantasy XVI. NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 will be released for PS4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam on April 22, 2021 in Japan and April 23, 2021 everywhere else worldwide.