NieR: Automata Coming to Xbox Game Pass

Xbox One players will soon have another solid chance to enjoy the masterpiece that is NieR: Automata via Xbox Game Pass, coming next week.

Nier: Automata

Xbox One players will soon have another solid chance to enjoy the masterpiece that is NieR: Automata.

Announced today during an anniversay event in Japan, we learn that the game will join the lineup of Microsoft’s subscription service on April 2. 

To be precise, it’ll b the Become as Gods Edition, which includes the 3C3C1D119440927 DLC as well as the base game. 

Incidentally, it was also mentioned on stage that Xbox Game Pass will soon come to Japan.

NieR: Automata is considered by many Yoko Taro’s masterpiece, pairing the creator’s unique world building with PlatinumGames’ masterful approach to action gameplay. 

It was released in 2017 for PS4 and PC and then extended to the Xbox One in 2018. 

As of today, the game has shipped 4.5 million copies worldwide.

If you’re unfamiliar with the game, you should definitely read our review

During the same event, Square Enix also announced NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…, which is an upgraded version of the original NieR game for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

We also learned that a NieR mobile game titled NieR Re[in]carnation is also coming to iOS and Android, even if we don’t have a release window for any of these announcements.

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Proud weeb hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long-standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality), MMORPGs, and visual novels are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans on Earth of the flight simulator genre.