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NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… Includes Content Cut from Original Game

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139... Includes Content Cut

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… includes content cut from the original game, publisher Square Enix and developer Toylogic have confirmed a new trailer and screenshots.

Here’s a rundown on the new content:

15 Nightmares

This is a dungeon with a high level of difficulty that was distributed as downloadable content in the original “NieR Replicant/Gestalt”, and is included as part of the main game in this title. As you play, you can obtain various weapons and additional costumes such as the “Kabuki” and “Samurai”.

4 YoRHa

This is a free downloadable content scheduled to be released on April 22 (Thu). This DLC will allow you to change your character’s costume to the design of the “Yorha Unit” from the related game “NieR: Automata”, and will also add a special weapon. In addition, apart from this DLC, the main game will have a function to switch BGM to “NieR: Automata” music. In addition, several guest voice actors from “NieR: Automata” are participating in the game.

Guest Cast from NieR: Automata

Yui Ishikawa, Natsuki Hanae, Ayaka Suwa, Aoi Yuki, Kaoru Akiyama, Kira Buckland, Kyle McCarley

Mermaid Princess

In the original “NieR Replicant/Gestalt”, an episode that was released as a short story is included in the main game. It tells the story of a girl and a letter carrier who washed up in a coastal town.

Here’s the new trailer and screenshots:

In related news, the first-run bonuses for NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… were confirmed to be a mini soundtrack, a PS4 theme, an avatar set and more – alongside NieR Automata-themed free DLC that is also planned for the game.

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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