NieR Reincarnation releases opening movie, game launching in Japan later this month

Western release dates still TBA

NieR Reincarnation releases opening movie, game launching in Japan later this month

In a new video released by Square Enix, it has been revealed NieR Reincarnation will launch in Japan later this month on 18th February for iOS and Android.

The game was announced last year to be coming as a mobile exclusive with a plethora of new info arriving in a special NieR-themed stream during the Tokyo Game Show 2020.

Taking place in the same universe as NieR and NieR: Automata, you take on the role of the Girl in White who is guided through the world by an ethereal being called Mama. As you continue your journey you unlock memories of the past while avoiding a black armoured creature called the Dark Monster.

NieR Reincarnation was made available for pre-order on mobile in Japan, with the App Store listing originally saying it was due for release in December. It’ll also be releasing in the West, but there’s no concrete date set for that yet nor are pre-registrations open.

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Here’s the new video that Square Enix has released for NieR Reincarnation featuring the release date announcement, which shows the opening moments of the game. As you can see, it looks just as strange as we’ve come to expect from Yoko Taro and the series as a whole so fans should definitely be looking forward to this one.

If you’re located in Japan, you can pre-register for NieR Reincarnation on the iOS App Store and Google Play for Android ahead of its release on the 18th February. It will be a free to play title with in-app purchases. We’ll be sure to provide more details when the game gets expanded to other territories.

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