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New Content For NieR: Automata Announced

LOS ANGELES (Apr. 17, 2017) – Fans will soon have more to experience in the world of NieR: Automata™ with today’s announcement from SQUARE ENIX® that a set of downloadable content is coming soon for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Steam®.

The downloadable content (DLC) set, titled “3C3C1D119440927”, will include three exciting new colosseums to challenge, plus additional sub-quests. Upon completion of these quests, players can earn various rewards, including:

  • Costumes from the previous Japanese release, NieR: Replicant, for androids 2B, 9S and A2
  • Records that add special music tracks to the players’ jukebox
  • New equipment and cosmetic accessories such as hairspray that allows you to change the color of 2B and A2’s hair
  • Masks with unique “on equip” effects
  • Special bullets that change the appearance of enemy bullets

The critically acclaimed NieR: Automata has shipped more than one million physical and digital copies worldwide.  Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames Inc., it delivers a masterful mix of action and RPG gameplay. Players battle as androids 2B, 9S and A2 in order to reclaim the world for their human creators and uncover long-forgotten truths.

NieR: Automata is now available for the PlayStation®4 system and Steam. This title is rated M (Mature). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at http://www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.

Players can download a free demo of NieR: Automata for the PlayStation®4 system from the PlayStation®Store at: http://bit.ly/NieRDemo.

NieR: Automata 27 Minutes of Gameplay

LOS ANGELES (Mar. 1, 2017) – To help players get ready for the upcoming release of NieR: Automata, SQUARE ENIX® released a new video that showcases various role playing game (RPG) elements. Titled “Exploring Earth’s Distant Future – 30 Minutes of Uninterrupted Gameplay,” the video highlights several gameplay systems, skills and features that provide depth to the game’s fast-paced action.

Showcased elements include:

  • “Reliquary” System – Players can return to where their characters were defeated to gain additional buffs, or even gain an ally to assist in their battle against the fearsome machines.
  • 17 Different Pod Skills – Using “Pods,” your mini-robot companions, players can not only temporarily hover or be thrown distances to access additional areas, but each Pod can be programmed with a variety of offensive and defense skills, including lasers, hammers, and more. By using up to three Pods at the same time, players can also charge their skills to make them up to three times stronger.
  • “Plug-in-Chip” System – By installing chips into your android body, players can increase damage and add skills to help survive against enemies.
  • Riding System – Players can ride boars and other wildlife for quicker travel, while also using them to attack.
  • Quest Hub – As players immerse themselves in the desolate world, they can take on a variety of sub-quests from multiple Quest Hubs scattered throughout.
  • Fishing Minigame Players can catch a variety of fish through this mini-game to sell or gain temporary beneficial status effect.

The new extended video is available on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/nsvI8ND4D98.*

NieR: Automata, developed by SQUARE ENIX and PlatinumGames Inc., will release in North America on March 7 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and for Steam® in 2017. Players can download a free demo for the PlayStation®4 system from the PlayStation®Store at: http://bit.ly/NieRDemo.

Final Fantasy XV Content Released and NieR: Automata Collaboration

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 21, 2017) – The FINAL FANTASY® XV “Booster Pack +” DLC, first announced at last month’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Event, is now available to all Season Pass holders. The “Booster Pack +” contains powerful items that give players a potent combat advantage and improve their angling skills.

These items include:

  • Ragnarok – A single handed sword allowing players to perform a powerful Warp-strike attack
  • Dragon Drain – A fishing rod that suppresses the movement of fish, making harder fish easier to catch
  • Avior – A reel that can pull in fish with greater strength by taking off more HP the lower the line durability falls

The “Booster Pack” (Free Version) that includes the Magitek Exosuit will be released at a later date.

In another new update released this week, two new music tracks from the upcoming action-RPG NieR: Automata™ (“Song of the Ancients/Destiny,” “Weight of the World”) have been added to the music player in FINAL FANTASY XV, letting players enjoy the atmosphere of the game’s world while driving the Regalia, walking around or riding a chocobo®. Several other additions and improvements include:

  • Addition of timed quests
  • Increased level cap, from 99 to 120
  • Total number of saved photos increased from 150 to 200
  • Music player is now accessible while riding chocobos
  • Support for increased framerate on PlayStation®4 Pro light mode

Previously exclusive as a pre-order bonus, A KING’S TALE™: FINAL FANTASY XV will be available as a free download for all players starting March 1st via the Xbox Games Store and the PlayStation®Store. Taking place a fictitious 30 years before the events of FINAL FANTASY XV, the game features retro-style graphics centered around a fast-paced combat system with influences from modern gaming. The in-depth combat system blends intense attacks, devastating magic, mighty summons and unique companion attacks into a singular gaming experience through three diverse locations in the world ofFINAL FANTASY XV.

NieR: Automata Arsenal of Elegant Destruction Trailer

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 15, 2017) – SQUARE ENIX® introduced the unique array of weapon types, fluid combo system, and fast-paced battle mechanics of NieR: Automata™ in a new action-packed trailer.

The game will feature four weapon types available to protagonist 2B (small swords, large swords, spears and combat bracers) that can be switched mid-combo to maximize 2B’s range of abilities and effectiveness. Players can also unlock a diverse arsenal of weapons and upgrades to the player’s “Pod” support system to enhance their gameplay.

NieR: Automata, developed by SQUARE ENIX and PlatinumGames Inc., will release in North America on March 7 for the PlayStation® computer entertainment system and Steam® in 2017.

Players can download a free demo for the PlayStation®4 system from the PlayStation®Store at: http://bit.ly/NieRDemo.

NieR: Automata Glory to Mankind Trailer

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 13, 2017) – Set in the year 11945 AD, during the 14th Machine War, the new trailer for NieR: Automata™ depicts a desolate, post-apocalyptic world where androids fight machine lifeforms to reclaim the planet for their human masters. On display is the fellowship between members of elite android squad YoRHa—2B and 9S—as they battle a variety of foes, including twin brothers Adam and Eve.

NieR: Automata, developed by SQUARE ENIX and PlatinumGames Inc., will release in North America on March 7 for the PlayStation® computer entertainment system and Steam® in 2017.

Players can download a free demo for the PlayStation®4 system from the PlayStation®Store at:http://bit.ly/NieRDemo.

Story of NieR: Automata
Invaders from another world attack without warning, unleashing their secret weapon: the machines. In the face of this insurmountable threat, the human race is driven from the earth and takes refuge on the moon.

The humans develop an army of android soldiers to fight back against the mechanical horde, but succeed only in slowing its advance. To break the deadlock, a new breed of android infantry is sent into the fray: the YoRHa squad.

In the forsaken wasteland below, the war between the machines and the androids rages on. A war that is soon to unveil the long-forgotten truth of this world…

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NieR: Automata is currently in development for the PlayStation®4 system and Steam. This title is rated M (Mature). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at http://www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.

NieR: Automata – PSX 2016 Trailer and Release Date

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 5, 2016) – At the PlayStation Experience this past weekend, SQUARE ENIX® revealed that NieR: Automata™ will be released on March 7, 2017 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames Inc., the exciting new action role-playing game 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.

Fans and newcomers alike are also invited to get their hands on the action-RPG in a newly announced consumer demo, coming soon to the PlayStation™Network.

For gamers in search of exclusive items to complement the fast-paced action of NieR: Automata, Square Enix also announced the “Black Box Edition” and Day One Edition, which include:

“Black Box Edition” for PlayStation®4 system

●      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 for PlayStation®4 system

●      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 be available for the PlayStation®4 system on March 7, 2017 in North America for $59.99 and Steam® in 2017. The “Black Box Edition” is available for pre-order exclusively through the Square Enix Online Store for $189.99. The Day One Edition is available for pre-order at all participating retailers.

The PlayStation Experience trailer is available at: https://youtu.be/QTG2PxyY1tI.

The Release Date announcement trailer is available at: https://youtu.be/afh9qwWiNnA.

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Official Page: http://nier-automata.com/

NieR: Automata is currently in development for the PlayStation®4 system and Steam®. This title is rated M (Mature). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.