NieR: Automata Sales And Shipments Exceed 2 Million Units Worldwide, Vinyl Soundtrack Set Confirmed

Not quite niche: NieR Automata shifts over two million copies since February launch
Nier: Automata

It’s official: Yoko Taro’s latest role-playing epic is a hit. Publisher Square Enix today announced that PlatinumGames action-RPG NieR: Automata has surpassed two million units in sales and shipments since the game released on February 23, 2017.

In more Nier-related news, Square Enix also confirmed that the NieR:Automata / NIER: Gestalt & Replicant original soundtrack vinyl box set will be available to pre-order exclusively from the Square Enix Online Store  in December. The set includes four vinyl LPs with a selection tracks by series composer Keiichi Okabe andexclusive illustrations from Tokyo Ghoul illustrator Sui Ishida.

Praised by critics and fans alike, NieR: Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2 as they fight to reclaim a machine-driven world overrun by powerful machines. The game is now available for the PlayStation 4 and Windows PCs. Are you one of the two million plus gamers who’ve experienced this adventure? Be sure to let us know in the comments section.



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