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NieR:Automata has surpassed two million units

SQUARE ENIX today announced that the worldwide shipments and digital sales of the critically acclaimed NieR:Automata have surpassed two million units.

In addition, the NieR:Automata / NIER: Gestalt & Replicant original soundtrack vinyl box set will be available to pre-order exclusively from the Square Enix Online Store. The box Continue reading NieR:Automata has surpassed two million units

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New NieR: Automata Trailer

Set in the year 11945 AD, during the 14th Machine War, the new trailer for NieR: Automata depicts a desolate, post-apocalyptic world where androids fight machine lifeforms to reclaim the planet for their human masters. On display is the fellowship between members of elite android squad YoRHa—2B and 9S—as they battle a variety of foes, including twin brothers Adam and Eve.

Check out the “Glory to Mankind 119450310” trailer below. 

 

NieR: Automata, developed by SQUARE ENIX and PlatinumGames Inc., will release in North America on March 7 for the PlayStation computer entertainment system and Steam in 2017.

[Source: SQUARE ENIX]

NieR: Automata Special Editions Announced

At the PlayStation Experience this past weekend, Square Enix revealed that NieR: Automata will be released on March 7, 2017 for the PlayStation4 computer entertainment system. Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames Inc., the exciting new action role-playing game centers around the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2, and their ferocious battle to reclaim a post-apocalyptic world abandoned by mankind and overrun by powerful weapons known as machine lifeforms.

Fans and newcomers alike will be able to get their hands on the action-RPG in a newly announced consumer demo, coming soon to the PlayStation Network.

For gamers in search of exclusive items to complement the fast-paced action of NieR: Automata, Square Enix also announced the “Black Box Edition” and Day One Edition, which include:

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“Black Box Edition” for PlayStation 4 system

●      A sleek black Collector’s Edition box housing the below exclusive contents

●      The NieR: Automata game

●      Exquisitely crafted YoRHa “2B” Figurine

●      Hardback 64-page artbook detailing the stunning artwork and illustrations from the game

●      Exclusive steelbook case featuring artwork from renowned Akihiko Yoshida (FINAL FANTASY XIV / BRAVELY DEFAULT)

●      Hauntingly Beautiful Soundtrack containing 13 live recorded songs from NIER and NieR: Automata, composed by veteran Keiichi Okabe from MONACA, Inc. (TEKKEN / Drakengard / NIER)

●     All Day One Edition digital content, including: Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Play System Pod Skin, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin

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Day One Edition for PlayStation 4 system

●      The NieR: Automata game

●      Reversible box art featuring character illustrations from Akihiko Yoshida

●      Six pieces of exclusive digital content, including: Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Play System Pod Skin, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin

 

NieR: Automata will be available for the PlayStation 4 system on March 7, 2017 in North America for $59.99 and Steam in 2017. The “Black Box Edition” is available for pre-order exclusively through the Square Enix Online Store for $189.99. The Day One Edition is available for pre-order at all participating retailers. In case you missed the latest trailers for the game, check them out below.

 

 

[Source: Square Enix]

FINAL FANTASY XV EXCEEDS SALE EXPECTATIONS

SQUARE ENIX announced that the day one shipment and digital sales for FINAL FANTASY XV, released simultaneously across the globe earlier this week, has exceeded five million units – becoming the fastest selling game in the history of the FINAL FANTASY series.

Receiving critical acclaim from fans across the world for its beautiful world design and graphical quality, combined with open-world freedom and an exciting new battle system, the game is the first in the series’ history to have a simultaneous global launch. SQUARE ENIX will continue to work on projects to expand and enhance customer enjoyment of FINAL FANTASY XV, releasing additional content and associated series products.

To commemorate the release of the game, numerous special launch events also took place across the globe in Japan, North America (USA, Canada), Latin America (Mexico), Europe (UK and Belgium), and China (Shanghai) to celebrate the release with expectant fans from all regions of the world.

[Source: Square Enix]

DIABLO III: REAPER OF SOULS BLIZZCON 2016 HIGHLIGHTS & UPCOMING 20TH ANNIVERSARY

It’s been 20 years since the original heroes of Sanctuary—the Warrior, Rogue, and Sorcerer—first descended into the labyrinth beneath Tristram’s Cathedral. At BlizzCon 2016, the legacy of Diablo lives on! In the coming year, the series celebrates the legacy by releasing a thrilling assortment of updates to the acclaimed action role-playing game.

Diablo III will pay homage to its roots with a special 20th Anniversary Dungeon that will transport players to the dark and gritty labyrinth from the original Diablo. Diablo III also welcomes its newest playable hero—the Necromancer!

DIABLO III: REAPER OF SOULS BLIZZCON 2016 FEATURES:

-20th Anniversary Dungeon: The original Diablo labyrinth is back in Diablo III form.
-Nostalgia Can Be Deadly: Recreated the events, monsters, and levels from the original Diablo.
-Fresh(ened up) Meat: Original Diablo, The Butcher, Skeleton King, and Lazarus return as epic boss fights.
-Presented in Glorious RetroVision™: Special ‘90s-inspired audio and visual filters for that “classic” look.
-The Necromancer: Wield the power of the dead with Diablo III’s newest playable hero class.
-Master of the Dark Arts: Her magic draws from the power of blood and bone.
-The Old Skills and the New: Command an Army of the Dead, control a mighty Blood Golem . . . . . . and make all the corpses EXPLODE!
-Necromantic Sets and Legendaries: The Necromancer will be able to collect many rare treasures of unearthly power, including new Legendaries and Set items.
Rise of the Necromancer Pack will include the character, an in-game pet, two character slots, two stash tabs, a portrait frame, pennant, banner and banner sigil. (Pricing TBD)
-Explore Deadly New Zones: The foul stench of evil continues to spread across Sanctuary.
Shrouded Moors: This harsh, inhospitable land has been abandoned for centuries.  But something stirs within its perpetual fog—as though a dark presence has taken hold.
-Temple of the Firstborn: An ancient monument to the earliest nephalem. The temple is hidden beneath the surface of Sanctuary, where it has escaped the notice of most mortals.

Seasons Coming to Console: Console and PC Seasons will align in Season 10
Console Seasons will include the Season Journey, Leaderboards, and all rewards and cosmetics.

For more details about Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, visit http://www.diablo3.com/reaperofsoulshttp://www.diablo3.com/reaperofsouls.

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[Source: Blizzard Entertainment]