Yesterday, Square Enix had its 10th anniversary livestream for NieR (originally released on PS3 and Xbox 360). The highlight of the announcements for many people is the updated release of NieR Replicant that is in development for PS4, Xbox One, and PC but Square Enix also announced a brand new NieR project. NieR Re[in]carnation is a new mobile game for iOS and Android in development for Japan. The game is being developed by Applibot with character designs by Cydesignation of Cygames. Watch the teaser trailer below:
If you’ve played the original NieR, the outfit of the character showcased in the key art should look familiar to you. NieR Re[in]carnation features various key staff who have been involved with NieR before including music from Keiichi Okabe (music), Yoko Taro as Creative Director, Yosuke Saito as Producer, and more as revealed by Dengeki. As of now, a release window haasn’t been announced for Japan so don’t expect news about a localisation anytime soon. Hopefully this does make it over since it is almost guaranteed that this game will have some important lore for NieR as is the norm with every NieR project. Check out the official Japanese website for the game here. Have you played NieR Automata and NieR?