Square Enix has announced that the remastered Nier Replicant will be available in the West on April 23, 2021.
The game will release for Xbox One, PS4, and PC, and will feature a reversible cover with both the Japanese art and the western art available to display.
Gameplay remains similar to the original game, but with updated animations that match the flashier style of Nier Automata. It was shown during the Nier Tokyo Game Show stream.
NieR Replicant — or to give it its full title: NieR Replicant Ver. 1.22474487139 — is an “alternate edition” of original 2010 release NieR. Replicant was previously made available exclusively on PS3 in Japan, following the launch of the first game in the dramatic fantasy adventure series.
Described as a “version up” by series producer Yousuke Sato, this brand new edition of NieR Replicant will include fully voiced dialogue, expanded locations, a rearranged soundtrack, and brand new scenarios, making this the definitive edition of the NieR Replicant experience.
Nier Replicant will be releasing in Japan on April 22, 2021, which is 11 years to the day that the game originally released. ver. 1.22474487139.