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NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… Gets Described as “Slow Life RPG” in New Trailer for April Fools’ Day

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139... Slow Life RPG

Publisher Square Enix and developer Toylogic have shared an April Fools’ Day trailer for NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…

The new trailer depicts the game as a “slow life RPG” akin to the long-running farming simulator franchise Story of Seasons, complete with an “unforgettable experience” that includes fishing, gardening, and talking with the oddball locals.

Here’s the new trailer:

English Version

Japanese Version

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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