NIER: AUTOMATA SHIPMENTS AND DIGITAL SALES EXCEED ONE MILLION
Original Soundtrack Now Available to Pre-order from Square Enix Store
LONDON (5th April 2017) – Square Enix Ltd., today announced that the worldwide shipment and digital sales of the critically acclaimed post-apocalyptic action-RPG, NieR: Automata™, have exceeded one million.
Upon its release for the PlayStation®4 and PC last month, the game received critical acclaim across the world for its fantastic blend of action-packed and high-speed 60fps battles, and a deep, captivating storyline from Director, YOKO TARO.
Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames Inc., NieR: Automata delivers the perfect mix of action and RPG gameplay in a beautifully desolate open world. In NieR: Automata, players will embark on a perilous mission with the android YoRHa squad to reclaim the world abandoned by mankind and uncover truths long forgotten
In addition, the original soundtrack for the game is now available to pre-order. The 3CD collection soundtrack brings together all of the beautiful in-game music composed by Keiichi Okabe. Those who purchase from the SQUARE ENIX store will also receive a bonus 16-track “Hacking Mode” CD, available with the first run only for a limited time.
NieR: Automata is available now for the PlayStation®4 and PC in Europe and PAL territories. For more information, visit: http://nierautomata.com. A free playable demo is also available to download now from: http://bit.ly/2k9txbV.
Soundtrack Pre-order: http://bit.ly/2mVbWYo
PlayStation Store: http://bit.ly/2nRMIJt
Official Page: http://nierautomata.com
Story of NieR: Automata
Invaders from another world attack without warning, unleashing their secret weapon: the machines. In the face of this insurmountable threat, the human race is driven from the earth and takes refuge on the moon.
The humans develop an army of android soldiers to fight back against the mechanical horde, but succeed only in slowing its advance. To break the deadlock, a new breed of android infantry is sent into the fray: the YoRHa squad.
In the forsaken wasteland below, the war between the machines and the androids rages on. A war that is soon to unveil the long-forgotten truth of this world…
About PlatinumGames Inc.
PlatinumGames Inc. is an independent entertainment developer based in Osaka, Japan, dedicated to making high quality, next generation games for a variety of hardware platforms. Loaded with some of the gaming industry’s most talented creators, PlatinumGames seeks to break the mold of a sequel driven industry by creating innovative, original IP that exceed users’ expectations. For more information, please visit: www.platinumgames.com.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics®, and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 130 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 70 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 58 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at http://eu.square-enix.com/en
*Unit sales now include both package and digital versions
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