Steam Release Announced for Nier: Automata

Nier: Automata, The action-RPG from Square Enix and PlatinumGames, now has a Steam release set for 2017. Nier: Automata is the sequel to the cult hit Nier, which was released for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 platforms back in 2010.


While fans of the original who are PC gamers will be happy to hear about Nier: Automata coming to Steam, there has so far been no news on the sequel coming to the Xbox One platform. For all the deets on Nier: Automata, continue reading after the break.


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The highly anticipated follow up to the 2010 cult-classic NIER, NieR: Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2 and their battle to reclaim a machine-driven dystopia overrun by powerful weapons known as machine lifeforms.

Developed by an all-star team consisting of producer Yosuke Saito (DRAGON QUEST X / NIER), director YOKO TARO (Drakengard / NIER ), character designer Akihiko Yoshida from CyDesignation, Inc. (FINAL FANTASY XIV / BRAVELY DEFAULT), game designer Takahisa Taura from PlatinumGames Inc. (Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance), and composer Keiichi Okabe from MONACA, Inc. (TEKKEN / Drakengard 3 / NIER ).

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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