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NieR: Automata gets a 2017 release date, PS4 Black Box Collector's Edition


Nier-Automata logoSquare Enix's PlatinumGames-developed action RPG for the PS4 and PC finally has a release date: March 7th, 2017. For those still not sure what the fuss is all about, there will be a demo hitting the PS Store in the very near future apparently.

If gamers like what they play or see, they can opt to pick up the boring old Day One Edition, or the deluxe $190 Black Box Collector's Edition, as seen in the beauty shots below.

NieR: Automata – PS4 Black Box, Day 1 Editions shots:

Square Enix also released a pair of new trailers from the PSX 2016 event too.

NieR: Automata – PlayStation Experience trailer:

NieR: Automata – Release Date announcement trailer:

More new game and pre-order details below!

At the PlayStation Experience this past weekend, SQUARE ENIX revealed that NieR: Automata will be released on March 7, 2017 for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system. Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames Inc., the exciting new action role-playing game centers around the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2, and their ferocious battle to reclaim a post-apocalyptic world abandoned by mankind and overrun by powerful weapons known as machine lifeforms.

Fans and newcomers alike are also invited to get their hands on the action-RPG in a newly announced consumer demo, coming soon to the PlayStation Network.

For gamers in search of exclusive items to complement the fast-paced action of NieR: Automata, Square Enix also announced the “Black Box Edition” and Day One Edition, which include:

“Black Box Edition” for PlayStation 4 system

  • A sleek black Collector’s Edition box housing the below exclusive contents
  • The NieR: Automata game
  • Exquisitely crafted YoRHa “2B” Figurine
  • Hardback 64-page artbook detailing the stunning artwork and illustrations from the game
  • Exclusive steelbook case featuring artwork from renowned Akihiko Yoshida (FINAL FANTASY XIV / BRAVELY DEFAULT)
  • Hauntingly Beautiful Soundtrack containing 13 live recorded songs from NIER® and NieR: Automata, composed by veteran Keiichi Okabe from MONACA, Inc. (TEKKEN / Drakengard / NIER)
  • All Day One Edition digital content, including: Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Play System Pod Skin, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin

Day One Edition for PlayStation 4 system

  • The NieR: Automata game
  • Reversible box art featuring character illustrations from Akihiko Yoshida
  • Six pieces of exclusive digital content, including: Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Play System Pod Skin, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin

NieR: Automata will be available for the PlayStation 4 system on March 7, 2017 in North America for $59.99 and Steam in 2017. The “Black Box Edition” is available for pre-order exclusively through the Square Enix Online Store for $189.99. The Day One Edition is available for pre-order at all participating retailers.

Nier: Automata – PlayStation 4


Manufacturer: Square Enix
ESRB Rating: Mature
Platform: PlayStation 4
Genre: role-playing-game-genre

New From: $39.99 USD In Stock