Fans of the NieR franchise who are looking forward to the updated version of Nier Replicant can rest easy knowing that the final version of the game is at hand, as Square Enix has announced that NieR Replicant ver. 1.22474487139 has gone gold — meaning its ready for mass production and prepping up for distribution!
Courtesy of the folks behind the NieR series, here’s the official tweet announcing that the game is gold.
Big news: #NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… has gone gold.
See you on April 23rd. pic.twitter.com/CdnnGZnmuc
— NieR Series (@NieRGame) April 7, 2021
In case you’re new to the NieR universe, here’s an overview from the game’s official website.
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… is an updated version of NieR Replicant, previously only released in Japan.
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.”
In other related Square Enix game news, Final Fantasy XIV’s upcoming update patch 5.5 aka Death Unto Dawm has been announced. You can read all about that here.
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 will be released on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on April 23.
Source: NieR Series