NieR: Automata Has Sold 7 Million Units; NieR Replicant at 1.5 Million

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NieR: Automata and NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… are selling very well.

If you love the NieR series, including NieR: Automata and NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… you are definitely not alone.

Today during a NieR: Automata Fan Festival 2022 panel held in Japan, Square Enix revealed that both games are selling very well.

NieR: Automata leads with 7 million copies between digital sales and shipments to retailers, while the NieR Replicant remake is at 1.5 million copies leaving Square Enix warehouses.

It’s worth mentioning that NieR: Automata’s latest update, which is now over five years old, saw it sell 6 million copies in February 2022.

Of course, the extra spike must have been helped by the release of the Nintendo Switch version in October. NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… is yet to be released on Nintendo’s console.

It should be mentioned that some media reported that there would be a release today, as photos of a promotional truck were shared by producer Yosuke Saito earlier this morning with a black sticker covering part of the billboard. Despite the fact that Saito-san clearly stated that there would be no further announcement some couldn’t help themselves and announced a revelation that didn’t come.

If you saw this and wondered what happened, the sticker was just covering the sales figures included in this article.

It’s worth mentioning that there is a second day for the Fan Festival tomorrow, but we don’t know if any news will come out of it.

While the original NieR game didn’t make a splash in terms of sales, the popular action JRPG NieR: Automata developed by PlatinumGames debuted on PS4 and PC in 2017, bringing Yoko Taro’s franchise back into the spotlight and bringing it back to life. granting a whole new lease. about life followed by lasting success.

Since then, Square Enix has shared the series’ characters with the world in a myriad of crossovers with games far beyond those it published itself. The latest (and probably the weirdest) is with Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege.

In the meantime, an anime series is also coming, and it debuts in January 2023.

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