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2B or not 2B
A lot of fans were introduced to the world of NieR through NieR: Automata, and to remember that phenomenal title, the upcoming NieR Replicant will be getting some downloadable content dedicated to the game. Leaked via a Microsoft Store listing, the
It's nier-ly close to being a negative score
NieR: Automata launched on Xbox Game Pass for PC last week and it's caused Steam fans to review bomb the game. Why? Because the Game Pass version rectifies many issues that fans have been raising about the Steam version. It was reported last week that problems such as frame rate drops were gone in the...
Good to know!
This month has seen a gargantuan amount of games being added into Xbox Game Pass, one of which being the excellent NieR: Automata on PC. According to a recent report, it’s also been discovered to run better than its Steam counterpart, as it's based on the 'Become as Gods' version rather than the Steam 'Game of the YoRHa' version. As...
"We never quite realized... how beautiful this world is"
Square Enix and PlatinumGames have announced that their epic action-RPG NieR:Automata has now sold five million copies across Xbox One, PC and PlayStation 4, having first released three years ago back in 2017. To celebrate the milestone, the development team shared a message of thanks with...
BECOME AS GODS Edition
We shared back on Monday that Square Enix's critically-acclaimed NieR: Automata was coming to Xbox Game Pass on April 2nd, and as of this morning, it's now showing as live on Xbox One. The Xbox Game Pass version is the 2018 BECOME AS GODS Edition, which features additional sub-quests, costumes and more. The BECOME AS GODS...
Update: Xbox Game Pass date announced
Update: (Mon 30th Mar, 2020 17:40 BST): The Xbox Game Pass date for NeiR: Automata has been officially announced! It's coming to the service on Thursday, April 2nd. Original Story: (Sun 29th Mar, 2020 13:00 BST): It's been ten years since the release of the original NIER for Xbox 360, and to celebrate,...
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.
The NieR:Automata™ BECOME AS GODS Edition also includes the following content:
- Machine Mask Accessory
- Grimoire Weiss Pod
- Cardboard Pod Skin
- Retro Grey Pod Skin
- Retro Red Pod Skin
*To enjoy this content you will need to have progressed a certain way into the main story of the game. There are also some scenes during the progression of the main game scenario in which this content cannot be accessed.
NieR:Automata™ BECOME AS GODS Edition supports 4K resolution (2160P) and HDR on Xbox One X.
NieR:Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2 and their battle to reclaim the machine-driven dystopia overrun by powerful machines.
Humanity has been driven from the Earth by mechanical beings from another world. In a final effort to take back the planet, the human resistance sends a force of android soldiers to destroy the invaders. Now, a war between machines and androids rages on... A war that could soon unveil a long-forgotten truth of the world.
Action-Packed Battles – Players will switch between using melee and ranged attacks in battle against hordes of enemies and challenging bosses across a variety of open field maps. The tight controls and incredibly fluid combat are simple to learn for newcomers while offering plenty of depth for more experienced action gamers. Players can perform high-speed battle actions—combining light and heavy attacks—and switch through an arsenal of weaponry while evading enemies with speed and style.
Beautifully Desolate Open-World – The game seamlessly joins together hauntingly beautiful vistas and locations with no area loading. The environments are rendered in 60fps and contain a wealth of sub-events in addition to the main storyline.
Masterfully Crafted Story and Characters – NieR:Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2 and their ferocious battle to reclaim a machine-driven dystopia overrun by powerful weapons known as machine lifeforms.
Elements of an RPG – Players will obtain a variety of weapon types, level up in battle, learn new combat skills, and customize a loadout that caters to their playstyle.
Utilize the Pod Support System to Assist In and Outside of Battle – Pods can attack the enemy in both manual and lock-on modes. They can also assist outside of battle, such as allowing the player to glide through the air. Pods can be enhanced throughout the game, with upgrades including new attack methods and variations.
“Auto Mode” Available for Beginners – Novice players can elect “Auto Mode” for easy attacks and evasions.