Square Enix just announced the release date for the NieR Replicant remaster at TGS 2020 Online. Nier Replicant is getting a remaster on PS4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam as previously announced. NieR Replicant releases in April 2021 on all platforms. The Western release is a day after the Japanese date on PS4 and Xbox One. The Steam version releases worldwide on the same day. Watch the TGS 2020 trailer for NieR Replicant below:
NieR Replicant remaster physical release
NieR Replicant is getting a physical release on PS4 and Xbox One in North America and Europe. In Japan, it is available physically only on PS4. The reversible art will feature the original Japanese box art in the West.
Can you play NieR Replicant on PS5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S?
While the Xbox One box art confirms Xbox Series X, the PS4 version should be playable on PS5 because Sony is telling developers to add compatibility for games released since July.
NieR Replicant White Snow Edition
Just like the NieR Automata Black Box Edition, a special edition that will likely be only available at the Square Enix store has been announced in the form of the NieR Replicant White Snow Edition. This includes the game, a set of pins, the soundtrack, and a few more extras. It is available to pre-order here in North America and here in Europe. The full contents are below:
- Grimoire Pin Set – Grimoire Weiss, Grimoire Noir, and Grimoire Rubrum pins which come presented in a specialized display case.
- Script Set – A set of seven books encompassing the spoken script of the game. Packaged in a special hard case, featuring covers art by character designer, Akihiko Yoshida.
- Special Soundtrack – A two-disc collection featuring newly-edited and arranged music for NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…, presented in a premium Grimoire Weiss-inspired package.
- Steelbook Case – A metal case featuring stunning artwork by illustrator Koda Kazuma.
- Lunar Tear Collector’s Box.
NieR Replicant pre-order bonus
A pre-order bonus has been confirmed for all three platforms. The bonuses are 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.
Updated on September 24 at 7:50pm: Added pre-order bonus details.