This past week Square Enix decided to kick off their Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online Event with the announcement of NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… .It’s set to release for Steam, Playstation 4, and Xbox devices including the Xbox One X on April 23, 2021. A modern retelling of NieR Replicant, which released originally in 2010, and is NieR:Automata’s highly awaited prequel. In NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… players will be able to experience a dark, twisted, apocalyptic world involving a brother’s captivating quest to cure his sisters deadly disease – a quest that might end up making them question everything.
After the show, another trailer debuted giving players a deeper look at some familiar locations. As well as a newly recorded soundtrack by composer Keiichi Okabe from Monaca (NieR series, Tekken, Drakengard 3). Fans can also catch a look at this game’s beautifully updated visuals. These new illustrated characters are from NieR: Automata’s character designer Ahiko Yoshida from CyDesignation (Final Fantasy XIV, Bravely Default).
The “White Snow Edition” of NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… is exclusive to the Square Enix Store and available to pre-order now for 159.99 USD and includes these items:
- “Lunar Tear” Collector’s Box
- Steelbook Case – A metal case featuring stunning artwork by Illustrator Koda Kazuma
- Pin Badge Set – Grimoire Weiss, Grimoire Noir, and Grimoire Rubrum pins presented in a specialized display case. Exclusive to the White Snow Edition.
- Script Set – A set of seven books including the content of the spoken script of the game, exclusive to the White Snow Edition. Packaged in a special hard case, featuring new cover art by character designer Akihiko Yoshida. Only available in English.
- Soundtrack CD Set – A two-disc collection – one disc featuring tracks from NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… specifically edited for this set, and a second disc featuring special arrangements, overseen by Keiichi Okabe, of select tracks that are exclusive to the White Snow Edition. The set is presented in a premium Grimoire Weiss-inspired package.
There are also many Pre-Order Bonuses exclusive to each platform:
PlayStation 4 – All pre-order editions will include an exclusive dynamic theme and avatar set. Pre-orders will also include a digital copy of the mini soundtrack featuring a sampling of songs from the White Snow Edition soundtrack CDs.
Xbox Devices – Pre-orders will also include a digital copy of the mini soundtrack featuring a sampling of songs from the White Snow Edition soundtrack CDs.
PC/ Steam – All editions will include a special digital wallpaper collection. Pre-orders will also include a digital copy of the mini soundtrack featuring a sampling of songs from the White Snow Edition soundtrack CDs.
Square Enix also announced that NieR Re[in]carnation, the first mobile game in the NieR series which is currently in development by Applibot Inc. for North America and Europe.
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… is now available for pre-order and is set to release for Xbox Devices, PlayStation 4, and Steam on April 23, 2021