Ahead of the NieR Replicant release date this week for PS4, Xbox One, and Steam, Square Enix has showcased additional content included in the game and free DLC releasing on launch day for all platforms. The content includes original DLC from the game’s initial release in Japan, new costumes, NieR: Automata content, and more. Barring the extra content, a free DLC set will be available from launch on PS4, Xbox One, and Steam with even more costumes in the form of the 4YoRHa costume pack. Watch the NieR Replicant extra content trailer below:

NieR Replicant extra content and DLC

  • Extra Episode – Players can enjoy a new scenario and exhilarating boss battle by playing through the game, in an all new “Mermaid” episode featuring a wrecked ship and a little girl.
  • Extra Dungeons from “15 Nightmares” – Previously released as downloadable content for the original release in Japan and similar to “The World of Recycled Vessel” content in the West, fans will be able to undertake a series of challenging dungeons as the “15 Nightmares” protagonist in the world of recycled vessel. Playing through the dungeons will unlock a variety of weapons, as well as extra costumes, “Kabuki” and “Samurai.” You will also be able to change the appearance of enemy bullets to Emil’s face through the option menu after obtaining either of the costumes.
  • Soundtrack from NieR:Automata – Players will unlock an option to switch to select background music tracks from the critically acclaimed NieR:Automata after completing the first playthrough.
  • Guest Cast from NieR:Automata – The English and Japanese voice actors of 2B and 9S will be featured in the game.

In addition to the costumes included in “15 Nightmares”, a free “4 YoRHa” costume DLC pack will be available letting players use costumes and more from NieR: Automata including including 9S, 2B and A2.

NieR Replicant download size

The Microsoft Store listing for NieR Replicant has the download size listed as 30.02GB.

NieR Replicant pre-order bonus

The NieR Replicant pre-order bonus on all platforms is below:

  • PlayStation 4 – All editions will include an exclusive PlayStation 4 system dynamic theme and avatar set. Pre-orders will also include a digital copy of the mini soundtrack featuring a sampling of songs from the White Snow Edition soundtrack CDs.
  • Xbox One – Pre-orders will also include a digital copy of the mini soundtrack featuring a sampling of songs from the White Snow Edition soundtrack CDs.
  • Steam – All editions will include a special digital wallpaper collection. Pre-orders will also include a digital copy of the mini soundtrack featuring a sampling of songs from the White Snow Edition soundtrack CDs.

NieR Replicant releases on April 22, 2021 in Japan on PS4 and Xbox One, and April 23 in the West on PS4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam.

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