Nier Replicant Coming To Current-Gen Systems Next Year

If you like Nier: Automata, then Nier Replicant must be capturing up your checklist of most-anticipated video games proper now. Technically referred to as “Nier Replicant ver. 1.22474487139,” Square Enix introduced this up to date model of the unique sport earlier this yr, however revealed the April 23, 2021 launch date immediately as a part of the Tokyo Game Show 2020’s digital festivities. 

The historical past of how this sport suits into the Nier sequence is a bit sophisticated. When the unique sport launched in Japan in 2010, it had two variations: Nier Gestalt and Nier Replicant. The bulk of the video games’ content material was the identical, however the protagonists and a few story beats have been completely different. 

For the North American launch, solely Nier Gestalt launched right here, merely below the title Nier. So this new upgraded model of Nier Replicant is technically the primary time the sport is releasing in North America – and with up to date visuals, it seems to be even higher than it did earlier than. You can see a few of the new screenshots under.


For individuals who performed Nier 10 years in the past, the variations between variations may very well be a enjoyable solution to make a well-known sport really feel contemporary. And for gamers who solely got here on board with Automata, it must be a great alternative to study extra in regards to the characters and world. 

Nier Replicant ver. 1.22474487139 is releasing on current-generation {hardware} (and PC) on April 23, 2021. Square Enix’s announcement doesn’t point out the upcoming PS5 or Xbox Series X/S.

For extra Nier goodness, you must try this cool Nier Automata statue that Square Enix additionally unveiled immediately.

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