Loading
Nier Reincarnation Launches Worldwide on iOS and Android This July
Posted by Paolo Arciga June 29, 2021

Over the past few months since Nier Reincarnation (sometimes stylized as “Nier Re[in]carnation”) launched in Japan on Feb 18, 2021, we’ve been getting a few details and updates on the game’s worldwide release date. In early May, a tweet from the game’s official English account shared that the game’s localization was already completed, and it only needed some fine-tuning and some preparation for the game’s pre-registration.

 

In mid-May, the game began its pre-registration campaign for iOS and Android, which was basically a pre-order campaign to gauge the game’s pre-sales. Square Enix also announced that a certain number of pre-registrations would result in bonuses for everyone who plays the game upon release. As of June 2021, Nier Reincarnation has had over 300,000 pre-registrations, with all of its milestones reached. This means that all players will have a variety of bonus in-game currency and items upon starting, and new milestones with more bonuses were added for future pre-registrations.

 

 

While we’re not certain yet as to what these gems will be used for, and how the other bonuses like the Enhancement, Weapon Evolution, and Material Packs will affect gameplay, this does reveal that Nier Reincarnation will have some gacha game mechanics despite its mostly story-driven gameplay. If Yoko Taro’s past works are anything to go by, the gacha mechanics of the game might even be integrated into the story in a clever way.

 

With the game’s pre-registration having progressed smoothly since May, Square Enix have finally announced that Nier Reincarnation will be launching worldwide on iOS and Android on July 28, 2021. The announcement was accompanied by a new opening cinematic for the English-language version of the game, which you can check out below:

 

 

Nier Reincarnation follows an ensemble cast of characters led by a main protagonist called The Girl of Light, with the game’s primary setting being a large abstract environment called The Cage. As you navigate The Cage and its many dream-like branches in 2D side-scrolling and 3D platforming mode, you’ll come across enemy encounters that’ll play out through turn-based RPG combat. From the opening cinematic, it appears that you’ll be able to control a party of up to three members, hinting that the game will offer many characters of varying strengths to add to your party. This is most likely where the gacha elements of the game will come into play.

 

If you’re interested in getting in on Nier Reincarnation’s pre-registration campaign (and hopefully assist in getting us all some more sweet bonuses), you can check out the game’s official site for pre-registration details. For more updates on the game’s characters, as well as a few teaser clips of the gameplay, you can check out its English-language Twitter account, which every so often shares some information about the game with Yoko Taro’s signature style of darkly humorous, vague storytelling.

 


We’ll be sure to try out Nier Reincarnation when it releases on July 28, so stay tuned to our social media channels for some upcoming gameplay footage and first impressions.

Now Reading: Nier Reincarnation Launches Worldwide on iOS and Android This July
You might like these...
ESL One Hamburg Day 1: Newbee, VP, Liquid, Secret win BO1 matches
EG still facing a slump, while the top teams remain top tier.
Grammy award-winning producer Zedd collaborate with Valorant on SPECTRUM skin line
SPECTRUM is Valorant’s first audio-driven skin line
More from GG Network
Fifine K683B, A Reliable Midrange Microphone for Streamers—Review
The Fifine K683B is a bang-for-the-buck cardioid USB condenser microphone that ticks most boxes that streamers would possibly need. The plug-and-play nature of the microphone grants it the flexibility to record on different platforms, whether it’s your gaming PC or your smartphone (with USB-C). If you’re willing to look over the very minor build quality …
Shadowlands: Chains of Domination—World of Warcraft Latest Update is Now Live!
Patch 9.1 is here with a new zone!
Three Months Later—Is the OPPO A94 a Worthy Midranger?
It’s been three months since the A94 entered the market. Can it still go toe-to-toe with other midrangers?
5 New Anime Worth Checking Out This Summer 2021 Season
From dark comedy to surrealist sci-fi, here are our picks for anime to watch out for this Summer 2021. 
Rurouni Kenshin: The Final Brings the Jinchuu Arc in Explosive Fashion
If you haven’t seen the Rurouni Kenshin movies on Netflix, then it’s high time you do.
ROG Announces New Zephyrus and TUF Gaming Line-ups with Intel 11th Gen CPUs
Bring your workflow and gaming experience to the next level with ROG’s new laptops.
Latest
NBA 2K22 Now Available in the Philippines
Happy 2K Day!
Grammy award-winning producer Zedd collaborate with Valorant on SPECTRUM skin line
SPECTRUM is Valorant’s first audio-driven skin line
MPL-PH and Lawson Team Up—MPL Team Cups, In-Game Items
Show your team pride with this MPL-PH x Lawson collaboration!
New Rainbow Six Extraction Trailer Details 18 Operators, Gameplay, Progression, and more
Rainbow Six Extraction will include cross-play and cross-progression!
Rainbow Six Siege Unveils New Season: Crystal Guard
The new season welcomes Croatian Operator Osa, minor map reworks, and Leon Kennedy.