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Overview

NieR: Automata is an action RPG directed by Yoko Taro and developed by Platinum Games and published by Square Enix. It aims to retain the originality of Nier while presenting more appealing gameplay. It is set in the same universe as Nier, but features a separate story in which robots are sent to reclaim Earth from an alien invasion after humanity was exiled to the Moon.

Characters

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There are three main characters that feature as the events and story of the game progresses. They are listed below:

1. YoRHa No.2 Type B (2B)

- The main female character of the game. A member of special Android task force YoRHa, she is sent to Earth on a mission to return Earth to the humans that once inhabited it, and to destroy the robot menace that the alien invasion left behind.

2. YoRHa No.9 Type S (9S)

- The main male character of the game. Teaming up with 2B, the pair work together on their mission to reclaim Earth from the robots that now inhabit it.

3. YoRHa Type A No.2 (A2)

- A mysterious character of whom not much is known. A main character in the stage play preceding the game, she was once a member of YoRHa, but disappeared and became a wanted fugitive.

Several side characters also appear in the game:

4. YoRHa Commander

- Working from the Bunker, the orbital home of YoRHa, the Commander oversees your operations over the course of the game.

5. Operator 6O & 21O

- Servicing 2B and 9S respectively, these characters transmit mission information and conduct daily reports.

6. Adam and Eve

- The mysterious antagonists of the game, the "machine brothers" are elusive and extremely powerful.

Multiple Endings

One of NieR: Automata's defining characteristics is its use of multiple endings. There are 26 different endings in total; one for each letter of the English alphabet which makes up a part of the ending's title. A majority of these endings include various bad or joke endings where a character fails to complete a task or walks away from an objective. When a player triggers one of these endings, text will appear on screen describing the fate of a character and the credits will scroll by very quickly. Once one of these alternate endings is triggered, the player will be brought back to the main menu where they will be able to continue the story from their last save.

NieR: Automata has five main story endings: Routes A through E. After the player completes the first ending, Route A, a message signed by Square Enix PR will appear. The message thanks for the players for playing NieR: Automata and encourages them to play through the story again in order to see additional story elements and gameplay systems. With each subsequent play through, the player learns more about the main characters, the other androids, and the machines, in addition to seeing new events that weren't featured in the previous routes.

Soundtrack

NieR: Automata Original Soundtrack Cover
NieR: Automata Original Soundtrack Cover

NieR: Automata's original soundtrack is composed by Keiichi Okabe, Keigo Hoashi, and Kuniyuki Takahashi. Several songs change dynamically by adding and removing vocals and instruments based on where the player is located in an area and during certain events. Several songs also have chiptune style versions that play during the game's hacking segments.

No.TitleArtistLength
1SignificanceKeiichi Okabe2:38
2City Ruins (Rays of Light)Keiichi Okabe6:21
3Peaceful SleepKeiichi Okabe6:49
4Memories of DustKuniyuki Takahashi5:28
5Birth of a WishKeiichi Okabe4:39
6The Color of DepressionKeiichi Okabe3:16
7Amusement ParkKeigo Hoashi6:18
8A Beautiful SongKeigo Hoashi4:04
9Voice of no ReturnKeiichi Okabe3:50
10Grandma (Destruction)Kuniyuki Takahashi5:28
11Faltering Prayer (Dawn Breeze)Keigo Hoashi3:10
12Emil's ShopKuniyuki Takahashi5:27
13Treasured TimesKeigo Hoashi3:44
14Vague Hope (Cold Rain)Keigo Hoashi3:34
15Weight of the World (English Version)Keiichi Okabe5:44
16SignificanceKeiichi Okabe2:38
17City Ruins (Shade)Keiichi Okabe6:00
18End of the UnknownKeiichi Okabe4:29
19Voice of NO ReturnKeiichi Okabe2:51
20PascalKeiichi Okabe4:45
21Forest KingdomKeigo Hoashi5:51
22Dark Colossus (Kaiju)Keigo Hoashi6:04
23Copied CityKeigo Hoashi3:58
24Wretched WeaponryKeiichi Okabe7:03
25Possessed by DiseaseKeiichi Okabe5:00
26Broken HeartKeiichi Okabe3:29
27Wretched WeaponryKeiichi Okabe3:05
28MourningKeiichi Okabe4:50
29Dependent WeaklingKuniyuki Takahashi5:03
30Weight of the World Kowaretasekainouta - Marina KawanoKeiichi Okabe5:43
31Rebirth & HopeKeigo Hoashi0:36
32War & WarKeigo Hoashi4:31
33Crumbling Lies (Front)Keigo Hoashi3:25
34Widespread IllnessKeigo Hoashi3:17
35Fortress of LiesKeiichi Okabe2:47
36Vague Hope (Spring Rain)Keigo Hoashi4:38
37Song of the Ancients (Atonement)Keiichi Okabe5:08
38Blissful DeathKeiichi Okabe2:35
39Emil (Despair)Keigo Hoashi4:44
40Faltering Prayer (Starry Sky)Keigo Hoashi3:43
41Alien ManifestationKeiichi Okabe6:26
42The TowerKeiichi Okabe7:42
43Bipolar NightmareKeigo Hoashi4:57
44The Sound of the EndKeigo Hoashi5:23
45Weight of the World / Nouveau-FR Version Emi Evans)Keiichi Okabe5;43
46Weight of the World / The End of YoRHaKeiichi Okabe5:38

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