Good news for gamers who love 2B, the upcoming NieR Automata will be adapted into an Anime to serve fans.
Square Enix and Aniplex have jointly announced that they will adapt the NieR Automata animated series as part of the game’s 5th anniversary event. Developed by PlatinumGames, this action role-playing title is the sequel to 2010’s Drakengard spin-off and is set in the distant future when humanity has been wiped from Earth by a race of advanced machines. of aliens. The story revolves around a trio of androids 2B, 9S and A2 as they are sent to the planet by humanity in an attempt to reclaim Earth from the alien deadly machines, though all three then question themselves. about the ethics of their mission and existence.
Released in 2017, NieR Automata received mostly positive reviews from critics and players alike for its story, layered themes, gameplay, and music, while some criticism was directed at issues. technical issues and visual glitches in the game, especially on the PC version of the game. The game also proved to be a highly profitable financial hit for Square Enix, surpassing revenue expectations and selling over 6 million copies worldwide by 2021. While fans are still on the move. waiting for the third part to follow the franchise, now what fans can be excited about is that the Anime version of NieR Automata will be officially released in the near future.
During the hit game’s fifth anniversary live stream, Aniplex revealed an anime adaptation of NieR Automata is in the works. The animation studio paired the announcement with a brief teaser video of the concept art for the show with the message “NieR Automata TV Animation Project Start.”
While not nearly as popular as other franchises like Tomb Raider and Final Fantasy, NieR Automata itself has proven itself to be a unique title in Square Enix’s game library. The success of the 2017 title led to the developer releasing a remake of the first game called Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139 …, which received mostly positive reviews and doubled sales. stock of the original, while also creating a mobile spin-off version of Nier Resurrection.
In addition, the main character of 2B has become widely popular in the video game world, even participating in Bandai Namco’s Soul Calibur VI and appearing in another game as a Collaboration Final Fantasy. XIV: Shadowbringers, Gravity Rush 2, Phantasy Star Online 2 and Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout.
Interestingly, the NieR Automata animated film adaptation isn’t the only property Square Enix is currently developing for the small screen. The game publisher teamed up with Netflix and Legendary Entertainment in early 2021 to release a Tomb Raider anime series based on the recent Reboot trilogy with Hayley Atwell voicing Lara Croft, although no timeline has been announced yet. about when that movie will be released. As audiences await from both projects, they can revisit or familiarize themselves with the world of NieR: Automata on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows right now.