NieR: Automata Game Gets Xbox One Release on June 26
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Square Enix announced on Sunday that it will release its NieR: Automata game in a new version for the Xbox One titled NieR: Automata Become as Gods Edition on June 26.
The new version will include the DLC for the game, including:
- The 3C3C1D119440927 expansion DLC
- Grimoire Weiss Pod
- Retro Red Pod Skin
- Retro Grey Pod Skin
- Cardboard Pod Skin
- The Machine Lifeform Mask Accessory
The game shipped for the PlayStation 4 in Japan on February 23, 2017, followed by North America on March 7, 2017 and Europe on March 10, 2017. Square Enix also released the game on PC via Steam on March 17, 2017.
As of June 7, the game has sold and shipped a combined total of more than 3 million copies worldwide. The number includes both physical shipments and digital sales.
The game is a follow-up to the 2010 NieR game, and reunited the director, producer, and composer. Freelance developer Taro Yoko (Drakengard series, NieR) helmed the project as director at Platinum Games. Yosuke Saito (Dragon Quest X, NieR) was credited as producer, and Keiichi Okabe (Drakengard series, NieR, Yuki Yuna Is a Hero) composed the music. Takahisa Taura (Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Anarchy Reigns) handled the game design, and Akihiko Yoshida (Bravely Second, Final Fantasy XIV) designed the game's characters. J'Nique Nicole and Emi Evans each sang a version of the game's theme song.
The developers discussed the possible continuation of the series at PAX East in April.