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NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… Goes Gold Long Ago, Apparently

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… Goes Gold

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… goes gold “long ago” apparently, that is according to Square Enix producer Yosuke Saito.

This means NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… reached gold master status, meaning the game’s development and code is finalized and ready for distribution. Saito noted that now that as NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… goes gold, they can focus on getting the downloadable content approved.

“Nier Replicant v1.22 has been mastered! So now all that’s left is for the DLC (free this time!) to be approved. I’ll be able to finish it once the DLC (free this time!) is approved,” Saito said.

He added, “Please look forward to the announcement of the DLC contents and the release date. We’re also taking reservations! Please buy it!”

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… was announced a little over a year ago in March of 2020, so it’s interesting the game was mastered seemingly quickly after its announcement. The game is considered an “upgrade” of the 2010-original NieR RepliCant, which previously only saw a release in Japan.

You can find the full rundown on the game below:

OVERVIEW

A thousand-year lie that would live on for eternity…

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… is an updated version of NieR Replicant, previously only released in Japan.

Discover the one-of-a-kind prequel to the critically-acclaimed masterpiece NieR:Automata. Now with a modern upgrade, experience masterfully revived visuals, a fascinating storyline and more!

The protagonist is a kind young man living in a remote village. In order to save his sister Yonah, who fell terminally ill to the Black Scrawl, he sets out with Grimoire Weiss, a strange talking tome, to search for the “Sealed verses.”

Experience the NieR Replicant story for the first time in the west through the eyes of the protagonist as a brother.

The original all-star team returns including acclaimed director, YOKO TARO (Drakengard / NieR:Automata), composer Keiichi Okabe (TEKKEN / Drakengard / NieR:Automata), and producer Yosuke Saito (DRAGON QUEST X / NieR:Automata).

STORY

In a distant, distant future, humanity is on the brink of extinction.
A black scrawl disease and strange beasts threaten the world.
A young kindhearted boy makes a promise to his little sister.
A thousand-year lie that would live on for eternity…

FEATURES

  • Uncover the truth behind the world of NieR and prepare to question everything in this dark, twisting tale.
  • Journey alongside an unlikely group of allies through a ruined world, plagued by sickness and monstrous horrors.
  • A mesmerizing iconic soundtrack, newly recorded by NieR:Automata composer, Keiichi Okabe.
  • Fight back dreadful enemies with a visceral, uniquely customizable blend of swordplay and powerful magic.
  • Customize your character’s magic, skills, and weapons with the power of Words.

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… launches April 22nd in Japan, and April 23rd in the west for Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

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