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NieR Automata Is Coming to Xbox Game Pass This April

NieR Automata Xbox Game Pass

NieR Automata is coming to Xbox Game Pass on April 2, 2020. This announcement has come via the official NieR Twitter account. This action RPG has sold over 4.5 million shipments in digital and physical sales, making it a smash hit.

It is no surprise that Automata has joined the Xbox Game Pass line up. During the 10th anniversary livestream, two new entries were announced. NieR Replicant will be receiving an updated version titled NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 and is currently in development for the PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One. Outside of a trailer and key visual, little else has been disclosed regarding this new version of Replicant.

In addition to this, a mobile game titled NieR Re[in]carnation was also teased during the live stream. CyDesignation, a subsidiary of Cygames, will be handling the character designs. This game is currently in development for Apple iOS and Android devices.

NieR: Automata first released for the PlayStation 4 in Japan in February 2017, followed by its western and PC releases in March 2017. It released for the Xbox One in June 2018. Nier: Automata will be coming to the Xbox Game Pass on April 2, 2020.

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