Earlier this morning Square Enix released nearly ten minutes of gameplay footage of the upcoming NieR Replicant.
The video showcases the protagonist, in his youth, as he visits the desert kingdom of Façade with a team of unlikely companions, the fierce warrior Kainé and magical tome Grimoire Weiss. Following his visit, he investigates the Barren Temple, where his journey ends in a boss battle against a swarm of mysterious, sentient cubes.
The gameplay video also showcases some of the newly arranged tracks from Nier Gestalt. Fans of the franchise can spot Kaine, Snow in Summer, Kaine, and some other tracks. There is also a sampling of 10 Weiss Edition Arrangement tracks featured in the special Soundtrack CD Set included in the limited White Snow Edition of the game.
Check the gameplay video down below:
“Players are invited to experience a dark, apocalyptic world as they join a brother’s captivating quest to cure his sister of a deadly disease – a quest which will, in turn, make them question everything. Developed in collaboration with Toylogic, NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… brings together an all-star team including acclaimed director Yoko Taro (Drakengard / NieR: Automata), composer Keiichi Okabe (Tekken / Drakengard / NieR: Automata), and producer Yosuke Saito (Dragon Quest X / NieR: Automata)”
For those who don’t know, NieR Replicant is a “re-telling” of the 2010 game developed by Cavia for the PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam. The game is set in a dark, apocalyptic world, players will join a captivating quest to cure the main character’s sister of a deadly disease.
Pre-Order bonus includes a Mini-Sountrack, PS4 costumers will receive an exclusive dynamic theme and an avatar set. On Steam, players will receive an exclusive HD wallpaper set.
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 will launch on all supported platforms on April 23.