People have a new way to learn more about the world if NieR: Automata. You’ll just have to crack open a book to do it. Square Enix released the English translation of the NieR: Automata YoRHa Boys novel. People can pick up a digital copy or physical copy through multiple retailers. Previously, it had a general Fall 2020 release window.
NieR: Automata YoRHa Boys is a prequel with the original story from series creator Yoko Taro and the book writen by Jun Eishima, who has also authored books like Final Fantasy XV: Dawn of the Future and NieR: Automata: Long Story Short. It follows the YoRHa Experimental M Squadron androids and is a novelization of the stage play of the same name.
Where you go determines how much you’ll pay for the book. For example, while the Square Enix official product page says a digital copy will cost $10.99, Amazon is selling a Kindle copy for $9.99. A paperback copy will be $14.99.
It is one of many NieR: Automata books to appear outside of Japan. In addition to both this and NieR: Automata: Long Story Short, people can also pick up NieR: Automata: Short Story Long.
NieR: Automata YoRHa Boys is now available digitally and physically in North America. It is also available in Japan.