NieR: Automata Surpasses Eight Million Copies Sold

    The game celebrates its 7th anniversary.

    Square Enix announced that NieR: Automata surpassed eight million copies sold worldwide. The milestone was announced as NieR: Automata celebrates the 7th anniversary of its release in Japan. 

    The previous sales update for NieR: Automata came in June 2023, with 7.5 million copies sold at the time. It’s the most successful game in the NieR series, and sales continue to climb as the main character, 2B, continues to get exposure in the anime series and as a guest character in Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising

    NieR: Automata Moves Eight Million Copies Worldwide

    The first 12 episodes of the NieR: Automata Ver1.1a anime series are available now to stream on Crunchyroll, making up the first cour. The second cour will likely include another 12 episodes, bringing the total number of episodes to 24. Moreover, fans can expect the second cour to arrive on Crunchyroll as the anime airs in Japan.

    NieR: Automata first launched on February 23, 2017 for PlayStation 4 in Japan followed by March 7 in North America and March 10 in Europe. The game would come to Steam on March 17 followed by the Xbox One release on June 26, 2018. Four years later, NieR: Automata would come to Nintendo Switch as NieR: Automata The End of YoRHa Edition on October 6, 2022.

    Here’s an overview of the Nintendo Switch version via the Nintendo eShop:


    NieR: Automata The End of YoRHa Edition is the Nintendo Switch version of NieR: Automata, an award-winning post-apocalyptic action RPG that has achieved deep-rooted popularity around the world.

    The distant future…

    Invaders from another world attack without warning, unleashing a new type of threat: weapons known as “machine lifeforms.” In the face of this insurmountable threat, mankind is driven from Earth and takes refuge on the Moon. As 2B, a member of the newly organized android military force YoRHa, players will immerse themselves in a ferocious battle to take back the planet.

    Experience a captivating story that goes beyond simple entertainment, inspiring a wide array of emotions as it unfolds through genre blending action in a beautifully desolate open world.

    This product includes the content of the “3C3C1D119440927” DLC.* Three types of colosseums are included, and three types of costumes based on characters from the related title, NieR Replicant, can be obtained as rewards.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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