Square Enix Japan has just revealed the first gameplay trailer for Nier Reincarnation, the game was announced back in March as part of the tenth anniversary of the franchise. Announced for Android and iOS devices, Square Enix confirmed that the game will launch free-to-play with microtransactions. Nier Reincarnation is being developed by Applibot with character design led by CyDesignation.
Check the gameplay trailer here:
Square Enix announced two upcoming games as part of Nier’s tenth anniversary. , an upgraded version of Nier Replicant for PS4, PC and Xbox One, and Nier Reincarnation. Platinum Games won’t be involved in the port of Replicant, the development will be led by Toylogic – Takahisa Taura, the senior game designer on Nier: Automata.
“NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…, an upgraded version of the original, is now in development for PS4, Xbox One and Steam!” the developer said via Twitter “Enter an apocalyptic world as you play as a brother on a quest to cure his sister of a deadly disease in this unique action RPG.”
Square Enix confirmed that Nier Replicant will feature new voice works, remastered music. Keiichi Okabe, the game’s composer will be joining the team and will produce new tracks. The story of the game might be expanded too, new characters and new endings might arrive in the final version according to reports.
Nier released a decade ago as a spin-off from the Drakengard series. Nier events take place over one thousand years after the ending of Drakengard. The main character adventure starts as he is looking to find a cure for an illness, known as the Black Scrawl, to which his sister has succumbed. Partnering with a talking book known as Grimoire Weiss, he journeys with two other characters, Kainé and Emil, as he attempts to find a remedy and understand the nature of the creatures known as Shades that stalk the world.