NieR Automata arrives on Nintendo Switch

With an unexpected twist, during the Nintendo Direct Mini on June 28, the arrival of NieR Automata, the game by Yoko Taro published by Square Enix in 2017, on the Nintendo Switch was announced . The Nintendo Direct Mini focused on third parties, and the announcement came with a first trailer and some details regarding the edition.

NieR Automata

NieR Automata on Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch version will be The End of YoRHa Edition. This is a full version , which includes all the content of the versions that debuted on PS4, Xbox One and PC. In addition, a series of completely new costumes will also be available in the edition, developed for the occasion and for this special porting.

Therefore, the “3C3C1D119440927” DLC is not missing . This is not an unexpected announcement: already in the days preceding the official announcement, in fact, some rumors had emerged regarding a possible arrival of the game on the console of the Japanese giant, and finally the official has arrived.

NieR Automata will arrive on Nintendo Switch on 6 October 2022. At the moment pre-orders are already open and it is possible to book the title on the Nintendo eShop for € 39.99, while there is no information on retailers.

A little history of NieR Automata

NieR: Automata is an action RPG video game developed by Japanese company PlatinumGames and published by Square Enix for PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows in 2017, for Xbox One in 2018 and for Nintendo Switch in 2022. It is the sequel to the 2010 video game Nier, itself. spin-off of the Drakengard series.

Set in a proxy war between the "biomachines", created by aliens during the invasion of Earth, and the "androids", the defense forces developed from what remains of humanity hiding on the Moon, the story of Nier: Automata tells the story of a combat android, her teammate and a fugitive prototype. The gameplay of Nier: Automata combines typical elements of a Japanese-style role-playing video game with others of hack and slash with danmaku-style game phases, similar to those seen in Nier.

At the time of its release, Nier: Automata received a positive reception from critics , who praised the narration, the characterization of the characters, the depth of the themes addressed, the soundtrack, the combat system and the mixture of different genres in its gameplay, as well as its use of the videogame medium to tell a story. As of January 2021, the game has sold over five million copies worldwide.

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