Update 03/02/17: Square Enix has officially announced a March 17 release date for the PC version of NieR: Automata.
Update 02/21/17: Square Enix has since pulled the trailer from its press site, where we obtained it. The company has not issued a statement about the release date mentioned in the video.
Original 02/21/17: NieR: Automata will launch for PC via Steam on March 10, Square Enix announced.
The release date is confirmed at the end of new trailer introducing the game’s unique array of weapon types, combo system, and fast-paced battle mechanics.
NieR: Automata will feature four weapon types available to protagonist 2B (small swords, large swords, spears, and combat bracers) that can be switched mid-combo to maximize 2B’s range of abilities and effectiveness. Players can also unlock a “diverse arsenal” of weapons an upgrades to the player’s “Pod” support system.
NieR: Automata will also launch for PlayStation 4 in Japan on February 23, in North America on March 7, and in Europe on March 10. A PlayStation 4 demo is available now worldwide.
Watch the trailer below.