NieR: Automata - Launching March 7th



At the PlayStation Experience this past weekend, Square Enix revealed that NieR: Automata will be released on March 7, 2017 for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system. Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames, the exciting new action role-playing game centers around the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2, and their ferocious battle to reclaim a post-apocalyptic world abandoned by mankind and overrun by powerful weapons known as machine lifeforms.

Fans and newcomers alike are also invited to get their hands on the action-RPG in a newly announced consumer demo, coming soon to the PlayStation Network.

For gamers in search of exclusive items to complement the fast-paced action of NieR: Automata, Square Enix also announced the “Black Box Edition” and Day One Edition.


Black Box Edition



  • A sleek black Collector’s Edition box housing the below exclusive contents
  • The NieR: Automata game
  • Exquisitely crafted YoRHa “2B” Figurine
  • Hardback 64-page artbook detailing the stunning artwork and illustrations from the game
  • Exclusive steelbook case featuring artwork from renowned Akihiko Yoshida (Final Fantasy XIV / Bravely Default)
  • Hauntingly Beautiful Soundtrack containing 13 live recorded songs from NieR and NieR: Automata, composed by veteran Keiichi Okabe from Monaca (Tekken / Drakengard / NieR)
  • All Day One Edition digital content, including: Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Play System Pod Skin, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin



Day One Edition



  • The NieR: Automata game
  • Reversible box art featuring character illustrations from Akihiko Yoshida
  • Six pieces of exclusive digital content, including: Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Play System Pod Skin, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin


NieR: Automata will be available for the PlayStation 4 system on March 7, 2017 in North America for $59.99 and Steam in 2017. The “Black Box Edition” is available for pre-order exclusively through the Square Enix Online Store for $189.99. The Day One Edition is available for pre-order at all participating retailers.
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