After much anticipation and waiting, Crunchyroll has announced the premiere date for NieR: Automata Ver1.1a.

NieR: Automata Ver1.1a is set to premiere on January 8th, 2023. The series will be a retelling of the iconic game with all the familiar characters. At the same time, new ones from previous NieR games will also a play role in the story. 

Check out the trailer to have an idea of what to expect: 

NieR: Automata follows 2B and 9S, two androids tasked with fighting off the machines and clearing the Earth for humanity’s return. However, not everything is what it appears as something much darker is happening behind the scenes. It’s the fifth game in the Drakengard / NieR series and it follows NieR Replicant fourth ending.

The game was first released for the PlayStation 4 in 2017 followed by an Xbox One and PC launch. NieR Replicant saw a remake that was released on all major consoles and the PC back in 2021.

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