NieR: Automata Gets New Trailer Introducing the Game’s Unique Weapons, Combo System, and More

on February 21, 2017 9:23 AM

Today, publisher Square Enix and developer PlatinumGames released a new trailer, titled “Arsenal of Elegant Destruction,” for their upcoming action RPG NieR: Automata, introducing the game’s unique array of weapon types, its fluid battle movement, fast-paced attacks, and combo system.

As you may know, in NieR: Automata protagonist 2B will have access to four weapon types: combat bracers, large swords, small swords, and spears, which can be switched mid-combo to maximize 2B’s range of abilities and effectiveness. Players can also unlock new skill and upgrades for weapons, which include their “Pod” ranged support system.

NieR: Automata is set to release for PlayStation 4 in Japan on February 23, 2017, March 7th in North America and on March 10th in Europe.

For more on the game, be sure to check out its new TV commercial spot, and why there is no Xbox One version planned at the moment.

Below, you can check out the new trailer:

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