Nier: Automata is one game which is lauded and loved by most people out there. Known for its brilliant storytelling and gameplay, many call it one of the best works by Square Enix and Platinum Games. It is not a shocker when the reports start coming in about the game experiencing overwhelming success over the years.
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The news came in with the announcement of the title heading to Nintendo Switch, providing updated sales figures. In it, it says that the game’s sales have now reached over 6.5 million units. The numbers take into consideration the fact that the sales include worldwide shipments and digital sales. The news was also shared via the official Twitter of the game.
#NieR:Automata has now shipped and digitally sold 6.5 million units worldwide!
We want to thank you all for your continued support 🎉 pic.twitter.com/mFGW4waSYW
— NieR Series (@NieRGame) June 28, 2022
The numbers are higher than the reported 5.5 million units the game sold just a year ago and affirm the fact that the game still enjoys a healthy amount of success.
世界累計出荷＆ダウンロード販売本数が550万本を突破いたしました。4年間ご支援いただきありがとうございます。これからもよろしくお願いいたします。#NieR #ニーア pic.twitter.com/67NC5PYS3p
— NieR公式PRアカウント (@NieR_JPN) February 23, 2021
In Nier: Automata, players take control of three android units throughout the game, as they journey through a post-apocalyptic Earth in search of answers. The game contains multiple endings, solid hack-and-slash gameplay, and an emotional storyline. Nier: Automata is available to play on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox, with the Nintendo Switch version dropping soon.