The video showcases the protagonist, in his youth, as he visits the desert kingdom of Facade with the fierce warrior Kaine and magical tome Grimoire Weiss. Following his visit, he investigates the Barren Temple, where his exploration culminates in a boss battle against a swarm of mysterious, sentient cubes.
Square Enix also released videos showcasing the game’s newly re-arranged tracks, including “Snow in Summer” and “Kaine,” as well as a sampling of 10 Weiss Edition Arrangement tracks featured in the special soundtrack CD set included in the limited White Snow Edition of NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139….
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… is due out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on April 22 in Japan and Asia, followed by PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in North America and Europe, and PC via Steam worldwide on April 23.
Watch the gameplay and soundtrack videos below.
The Barren Temple Gameplay
Soundtrack Weiss Edition “Snow in Summer” (Another Edit Version)
Soundtrack Weiss Edition “Kaine” (Another Edit Version)
Soundtrack Weiss Edition Disc Two Samples