NieR: Automata is an action adventure game set to release on March 7 for the PS4 in North America and March 10 in Europe. Plenty of time for players who don't know anything about the game to know the gist of it and whether or not it's worth buying. Before thinking of buying the game, here are the things you need to know.
Must-Know Facts Before Buying NieR: Automata
NieR: Automata is set in the world where the first game left off but it's disconnected from it in terms of the story. So NieR: Automata will be appreciated by new players and those who don't know anything about the Nier series since it's made to be a standalone game. Also, the new game will have more emphasis toward combat and will feel similar to Bayonetta and Devil May Cry in terms of gameplay.
However, unlike Bayonetta, NieR: Automata is open world. PlatinumGames want players to experience the chance to explore this amazing game instead of encountering enemies all the time. Players wouldn't have to worry about transitioning with loading screens also and the can move throughout the world whenever they want
NieR: Automata has a branching storyline so players will find the game to have multiple endings. It is rendered with the PS4 Pro in mind and can run at 60fps. PC gamers might have to wait before they can play the game as the PC version of the game doesn't have a definite release date yet. The game might also never come to the Xbox One but rumor has it that the publishers of the game are considering it.
NieR: Automata And The Details That Matter
NieR: Automata is currently available only for the PlayStation 4. It's already been released on February 23 in Japan and set to enter the Western market on March 7 (NA) and March 10, 2017 (EU). The game is priced $60 and available now to pre-order.