Nier: Automata is coming to Xbox Game Pass while a Nier Replicant Xbox One remake is in the works

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Nier:Automata Become as Gods Edition is set to join the Xbox Game Pass subscription service later this week on April 2nd.

The game is an action role-playing game published by Square Enix and developed by PlatinumGames Inc. It originally came out on Xbox One in mid-2018 and has developed a bit of a cult following with gamers who enjoy the anime aesthetic.

Here’s the official game description and trailer:

Invaders from another world attack without warning - unleashing the machine lifeforms. To break the deadlock, a new breed of android infantry is sent into the fray: the YoRHa squad. Highly-acclaimed and award winning NieR:Automata™ is a fresh take on the action role-playing game (RPG) genre that gracefully blends mesmerizing action with a captivating story.

The NieR:Automata™ BECOME AS GODS Edition includes the action-packed 3C3C1D119440927 downloadable content* which features “Revealing Outfit” costume for 2B, “Young Man’s Outfit” costume for 9S and “Destroyer Outfit” costume for A2. After completing new sub-quests in this downloadable content, you can enjoy playing the game while wearing these costumes from NieR Replicant. Sub-quests take the form of three different battle challenges at three different colosseums. Special music video: NieR:Automata meets amazarashi “Deserving of Life,” from collaboration with rock band amazarashi, is also included as part of the scenario.

Also announced today was an Xbox One remake of Nier Replicant which will be called Nier Replicant Ver.1.22474487139.... No release date has been set yet but a teaser trailer has been uploaded to the official Square Enix YouTube channel.

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NieR:Automata™ BECOME AS GODS Edition
NieR:Automata™ BECOME AS GODS Edition
Developer: ‪SQUARE ENIX‬
Price: $39.99
Xbox Game Pass for Console
Xbox Game Pass for Console
Developer: ‪Microsoft Corporation‬
Price: $9.99

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