Square Enix has shared new details from NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…, has introduced two characters and revealed a couple of aspects of the combat that fans of the first NieR will remember fondly. In addition, they have officially presented two of the initial areas of the game, Facade and La Villa.
The Villa is the birthplace of our protagonist where he lives with his sister Yonah, in the original version of the game she had to be rescued so we can imagine the same thing will happen in this new edition However, it gives the feeling that Square is going to change something.
Start of the game
We also got to see concept art for Facade, a town that we already saw in the last trailer. The art includes the King of Facade and Fyra, a subject who serves in the city as punishment. The most special thing about the area is that its inhabitants live under very strict rules and always with masks on their faces. There is also a temple that no one can enter, although the protagonist will have to.
Regarding combat, it can be said that light and strong attacks return, a button to evade and one to cover that, if done at the right time, serves to destroy the defense of the enemies. There are also magic and weapons, the first one depends on Grimoire Weiss, a talking book that can power up your weapon and fire magical energy.
For his part, the protagonist can brandish one-handed swords, two-handed swords and spears, we can also change them at any time and improve them unlocks a new part of the millennial history of these weapons.
Finally, it was revealed that the fights can reward them with words that will be added to Weiss and that will enhance different aspects of our character, there are more than 100 words in the whole game, but it is optional to get them all.
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… will be released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on 22 April 22 in Japan and a day later for the same platforms and PC (Steam).
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