NieR: Automata Coming to Steam in Early 2017

Square Enix have announced at Gamescom 2016 that their upcoming 2017 PlayStation 4 title NieR: Automata will be coming to PC via Steam in early 2017.


Here is the official press release of the announcement:

NieR: Automata™, the upcoming action-RPG from SQUARE ENIX® and PlatinumGames Inc, will launch on STEAM® for PC as well as the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system in early 2017. 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 ).

The game is a sequel to the 2010 Action RPG Nier, which developed a cult following. It was developed by Cavia (now defunct) and published by Square Enix.

The game features the return of the Nier developers at AQ Interactive and Square Enix; with director Taro Yoko, producer Yosuke Saito, and music composer Keiichi Okabe. There will also be new staff members including character designer Akihiko Yoshida and game designer Takahisa Taura from Platinum Games, who will aid in the game’s development.

Here is the game’s latest trailer, which shows off a boss battle:

And the trailer from E3 2016:

Here are some screenshots for the upcoming title:

NieR: Automata will be coming to the PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam in early 2017. More details about the game will be revealed at the ongoing Gamescom and in at a later date.

You can visit the game’s website here:

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