Square Enix has announced that NieR: Automata has sold over 7 million copies worldwide across the PlayStation 4, PC, Switch and Xbox One since releasing in February 2017. The last sales update was in June 2022 when the game had sold 6.5 million copies, this was also prior to the release of the Switch port.
Square Enix also revealed that NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 has sold over 1.5 million copies worldwide across the PlayStation 4, PC and Xbox since releasing in April 2021. The last sales update was in June 2021 when the game had sold 1 million copies. The original version of the game shipped 500,000 copies.
NieR: Automata synopsis via Square Enix:
The distant future…
Invaders from another world attack without warning, unleashing a new type of threat: weapons known as “machine lifeforms.” In the face of this insurmountable threat, mankind is driven from Earth and takes refuge on the Moon.
The Council of Humanity organizes a resistance of android soldiers in an effort to take back their planet. To break the deadlock, the Resistance deploys a new unit of android infantry: YoRHa.
In the forsaken wasteland below, the war between the machines and the androids rages on. A war that is soon to unveil the long-forgotten truth of this world…
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 synopsis via Square Enix:
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.
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