Square Enix shows off new gameplay footage of NieR Replicant remaster

The game releases in April 2021.

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At Square Enix’s TGS 2020 Online presentation, lots of new NieR series info have been announced. One of the highlights of the showcase is the first look at gameplay of the upcoming NieR Replicant Remaster.

In case you missed it, here’s the quick gameplay showcase for NieR Replicant (gameplay starts at 4:46:00):

As you can see, the gameplay of the NieR Replicant remaster is a much improved version of the original, complete with some elements that are inspired by NieR Automata. While the footage is only of a small slice of the game, it definitely looks promising.

The NieR Replicant remaster is officially titled NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139. The game was first announced back in March of this year to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the series.

Aside from the gameplay footage, Square Enix also debuted a new trailer for the game, which you can watch here:

In case you’re unfamiliar, the first NieR game was released back in 2010 as NieR Gestalt (Xbox 360exclusive) and NieR Replicant (PS3 exclusive) in Japan. Each version features a different version of the player character, NieR. Though in the west, the game was released only as “Nier” and featured only the older version of the protagonist.

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 will release on PS4 and Xbox One on April 22, 2021 in Asia. Meanwhile, the game will release in North America and Europe on April 23, 2021. Finally, the game will also release on PC via Steam, but it will come out on April 24 in Asia.