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Nier: Automata hits 2m shipments and digital sales

Square Enix and PlatinumGames’ action RPG Nier: Automata has hit another huge milestone, the publisher has announced. After hitting 1.5m shipmentsin May this year, thegame’s shipments and digital sales have now reached at least two million across the globe. The game released on PS4 and PC earlier this year to …

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Nier: Automata sales hit 1.5m units

Square Enix and PlatinumGames’ Nier: Automata has now shipped over 1.5m units worldwide on PS4 and PC, the publisher has confirmed. Announced via Twitter this morning, the figure includes both physical and digital sales of the game, marking another 500,000 copies sold over the last two months since Square Enix’s …

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Nier: Automata hits 1m shipped

Potentially super-niche RPG Nier: Automata has achieved some definitely not niche sales numbers. Square Enix has announced that it has shipped 1m copies of the game across both physical and digital. It is currently available on PS4 and PC. The RPG has done very well critically, too, hitting 89 per …

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Nier: Automata is ‘an incredible marriage between PlatinumGames action and Square Enix RPG’

When Square Enix published the original Nier back in 2010 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, both its reviews and sales figures made for pretty grim reading. Instead of becoming a new, best-selling franchise – based off developer Cavia’s popular Drakengard RPG series – it ended up being the last …

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PS4 sales rise 64% in Japan as NieR: Automata debuts at No.1

PS4 sales in Japan shot up 64 per cent last week, according to the latest data from Famitsu, thanks to a number of new PS4 titles in the Japanese Top Ten. Chief among them was Nier: Automata, which debuted at the top of the charts after shifting 182,762 units. It’s …

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Trial by fire: the return of the game demo

Demos used to be a staple part of a game’s launch cycle. Even as far back as 1994, games magazines would boast about the number of playable demos they had that month, and it was generally accepted business practice that demos were largely beneficial to a game’s overall sales. Indeed, …

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No Xbox One release for Nier Automata, producer clarifies

There’s bad news for Xbox One fans hoping for a port of upcoming Square Enix RPG Nier Automata. The Express reports that the game’s producer Yosuke Saito told it that there are currently no plans to release on this platform”, adding: "The main reason for this is that the Japanese …

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