One of the most awaited role playing games has finally arrived and RPG Fans are in for a more than a treat as NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 has been met with critical acclaim.
The Square Enix and Toylogic collaboration marks the hit Japanese role-playing game series’ 10th anniversary and the upgraded version is now available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the PC through Steam.
As of Monday, April 27, the new Replicant was the best-selling game in Steam in terms of real-time sales. The game has secured its number one spot dethroning co-op adventure game It Takes Two. It is available on the platform for P2,990.
The first game was released in 2010 as NieR Replicant in Japan (Xbox 360), and NieR in Europe and North America (PS3 and Xbox 360). The indirect sequel, NieR Automata, was made available for PS4, Xbox One, and Steam in 2017.
Replicant ver.1.22474487139, revolves anew around a young man’s quest to save his terminally ill sister.
With the newest release, the people behind the NieR franchise wanted to improve the game for those who came in through Replicant, while wanting those who got into the series through Automata to experience the original story.
The re-telling of NieR Replicant for modern consoles, is now available on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X. The enhanced experience has been lauded by critics, with Destructoid calling it “hauntingly beautiful,” and GAMINGbible saying itʼs an “ambitious, fascinating game.”
Players can also see a new character named Louise, playable in a quest added to the game.
Fans can liken the new Replicant to “a restored classic car,” according to Toylogic director Saki Ito.
“A nostalgic, beautifully polished frame. The ride is exactly as you remember it. But in reality, it’s a car that has been customized to be driven comfortably on modern roads by modern drivers, a car that recreates ‘beautified nostalgic memories,'” he said.
Fans of the NieR series and newcomers alike can jump into this upgraded version of NieR Replicant, and immerse themselves in a dark, apocalyptic world with fully remastered visuals, enhanced combat and gameplay, a re-recorded soundtrack. and all-new voice dialogue.
The game also includes brand-new story content, extra dungeons, costumes and more, including:
• Extra Episode – Players can enjoy a new scenario and exhilarating boss battle by playing through the game, in an all new “Mermaid” episode featuring a wrecked ship and a little girl.
• Extra Dungeons from “15 Nightmares” – Previously released as downloadable content for the original release in Japan and similar to “The World of Recycled Vessel” content in the West, fans will be able to undertake a series of challenging dungeons as the “15 Nightmares” protagonist in the world of recycled vessel. Playing through the dungeons will unlock a variety of weapons, as well as extra costumes, “Kabuki” and “Samurai.” You will also be able to change the appearance of enemy bullets to Emilʼs face through the option menu after obtaining either of the costumes.
• Soundtrack from NieR:Automata – Players will unlock an option to switch to select background music tracks from the critically acclaimed NieR:Automata after completing the first playthrough.
• Guest Cast from NieR:Automata – The English and Japanese voice actors of 2B and 9S will be featured in the game.
In addition to the costumes obtainable from “15 Nightmares”, starting at launch, players will be able to download a free “4 YoRHa” costume pack to swap their characterʼs costumes and weapons to fan favorite designs from NieR:Automata, including 9S, 2B and A2.
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Two sticker sets from NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… are now available to purchase on LINE Store.
To celebrate the release of the game, NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… Original emojis are now available on Twitter for a limited time.
Tweet with the hashtag #NieRReplicant, and a familiar character from the NieR series will appear after the hashtag.
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NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… is a modern re-telling of NieR Replicant, which originally released in Japan in 2010, and is the highly anticipated prequel to NieR:Automata, the post-apocalyptic action-RPG that has sold over 5 million copies worldwide. In NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…, players are invited to experience a dark, apocalyptic world as they join a brotherʼs captivating quest to cure his sister of a deadly disease – a quest which will in turn make them question everything.