Square Enix this weekend revealed the official release date for NieR: Automata.
NieR: Automata will be released in Europe on the PlayStation 4 on March 10th, 2017. It tells 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.
A consumer demo will also be available soon on the PlayStation Network. A Black Box edition was also revealed, which contains:
- 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)
- Additional bonus DLC content, including: Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Play System Pod Skin, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin
A Limited Edition is also available, which includes an exclusive Steelbook case featuring character illustrations from Akihiko Yoshida along with extra digital bonus content. The Limited Edition will be available from select retailers. Lastly, there is also a Day One edition, including reversible box art featuring character illustrations from Akihiko Yoshida, as well as six pieces of bonus DLC content including: Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Play System Pod Skin, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin.
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