Renowned game developer Square Enix, along with ToyLogic, has just released an announcement about Nier Replicant.
The statement surprised fans of the title, as it revealed that the game is currently being reworked for three of the main gaming platforms on the market today: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam. Nier Replicant is the forerunner of the 2017’s highly acclaimed Nier Automata, which was made available on PS4 before launching for other platforms.
The gaming developer has only unveiled a short teaser that announces the title and revealed some artwork and music that will come with it. The reveal trailer also announced that the Nier Replicant Remaster is being worked on at ToyLogic’s studies, who developed the 3DS variant of Dragon Quest XI as well.
Nier Replicant is a different version of the original Nier title that has a younger main character for players to pose as. The other version of the action RPG, Nier Gestalt, launched on PS3 and Xbox 360 and featured a middle-aged man as the protagonist.
Drakengard With a Spin
The Nier series is a derivative of the Drakengard franchise that launched for PS2 back in 2003. Both Nier and the first two Drakengard titles were created by the Cavia studio, with director Yoko Taro as the lead.
After the announcement regarding the Nier Replicant rework was made, the Square Enix Japan website has already created a page dedicated to the new game. According to details on the website, the release date for the upcoming RPG title is yet to be revealed.
The news comes after the fact that Yoko Taro’s mobile RPG SinoAlice is going to be launched worldwide has been unveiled. The title has was first released in Japan in 2017 and was planned for a global launch outside the Land of the Rising Sun in 2019, but it was postponed.
Still, it has been revealed that SinoAlice will debut across the world on July 1st of this year with a Google Play Store pre-registration website now available. As per reports, the iOS registration website for the game will become accessible later.