NieR: Automata Gets New Trailer Reconfirming March Western Release

on December 5, 2016 9:30 AM

Today, Square Enix released a new trailer for its upcoming RPG NieR: Automata reconfirming the game is releasing in the west on March 7, 2017 for the PS4 (an announcement made during PlayStation Experience 2016).

Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames, NieR: Automata is an action role-playing game that centers around the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2, and their ferocious battle to reclaim a post-apocalyptic world abandoned by mankind and overrun by powerful weapons known as machine lifeforms

Additionally, as we reported earlier, a demo for the game is coming “soon” to the PlayStation Network, it will obviously be free.

Also previously reported was the reveal of the game’s “Black Box Edition” (a collector’s edition) and the game’s Day One Edition. You can check both out below:

Black Box Edition:

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●      A sleek black Collector’s Edition box housing the below exclusive contents

●      The NieR: Automata game

●      Exquisitely crafted YoRHa “2B” Figurine

●      Hardback 64-page artbook detailing the stunning artwork and illustrations from the game

●      Exclusive steelbook case featuring artwork from renowned Akihiko Yoshida (FINAL FANTASY® XIV / BRAVELY DEFAULT®)

●      Hauntingly Beautiful Soundtrack containing 13 live recorded songs from NIER® and NieR: Automata, composed by veteran Keiichi Okabe from MONACA, Inc. (TEKKEN / Drakengard / NIER)

●     All Day One Edition digital content, including: Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Play System Pod Skin, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin

Day-One Edition: 

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●      The NieR: Automata game

●      Reversible box art featuring character illustrations from Akihiko Yoshida

●      Six pieces of exclusive digital content, including: Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Play System Pod Skin, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin

NieR: Automata will release exclusively on PS4 March 7, 2017 in North America, in Japan on February 27th, and in Europe on March 10th. The PC release date is currently just “2017.”

The “Black Box Edition” is available for pre-order exclusively through the Square Enix Online Store for $189.99 USD. The Day One Edition is available for pre-order at all participating retailers. There is no word if such additions will ever come for the PC version of the game.

Below, you can check out the new trailer:

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