NieR: Automata Rated 93.3 Average by Enthusiastic Famitsu Readers in New Survey

NieR: Automata Rated 93.3 Average by Enthusiastic Famitsu Readers in New Survey

Famitsu's readers celebrate NieR: Automata and provide insight on how Japanese gamers are enjoying the adventures of 2B in a new survey.

Yoko Taro’sĀ NieR: Automata is a great game, there are few doubts about that, but if you want to know how much Japanese gamers are appreciating PlatinumGames’ latest labor of love, the local magazine Weekly Famitsu ran a survey among its readers, and 2324 of them responded between March 11th and March 13th.

The survey’s results have been published in the latest issue today, and you can see them below.

What’s your total play time?

  • More than 101 hours: 14%
  • Between 51 and 100 hours: 44%
  • Between 31 and 50 hours: 27%
  • Between 21 and 30 hours: 9%
  • Between 16 and 21 hours: 3%
  • Between 11 and 15 hours: 1%
  • Between 6 and 10 hours: 1%
  • Between 1 and 5 hours: 1%

How did you feel about the difficulty?

  • It was very easy: 4%
  • It was slightly easy: 17%
  • It was just right: 66%
  • It was a bit difficult: 11%
  • It was very difficult: 2%

How many different endings did you see?

  • 1 or less: 2%
  • 2-5: 12%
  • 6-10: 30%
  • 11 or more: 21%
  • All: 35%

How satisfied are you, between 0 and 100 points?

  • 91-100: 1569 votes
  • 81-90: 480 votes
  • 71-80: 157 votes
  • 61-70: 32 votes
  • 51-60: 10 votes
  • 41-50: 5 votes
  • 31-40: 4 votes
  • 21-30: 1 vote
  • 11-20: 3 votes
  • 0-10: 4 votes.

The average is a whopping 93.3 points out of 100.

What is your favoriteĀ element of the game?

  • Action: 8%
  • Music: 12%
  • Characters: 20%
  • Setting: 22%
  • Story: 31%
  • Other: 7%

What’s your favorite character?

  1. 2B: 896 votes
  2. 9S: 602 votes
  3. A2: 411 votes
  4. Pod 042/153: 73 votes
  5. Pascal: 68 votes

What is your favorite enemy (machine life form)?

  1. Eve: 257 votes
  2. Adam: 190 votes
  3. Beauvoir: 146 votes
  4. Engels: 127 votes
  5. Small Stubby: 100 votes

What is your favorite music?

  1. The Weight of The World
  2. Amusement Park
  3. Emil’s Shop
  4. Vague Hope
  5. Pascal

Apparently, Famitsu readers really loved the game. A 93.3 out of 100 average score is absolutely overwhelming in this kind of survey. It seems that Yoko Taro managed to line up another cult classic. This one is also being met with commercial success, considering that it already shipped over one million copies.

To celebrate, Square Enix is going to host a special livestream on April 17th, and if you want to read more about the game, you can check out our own review.