Square Enix has announced that one of 2017’s best games, PlatinumGames’ NieR: Automata, will be receiving a game of the year edition in February of 2019. Called NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition, it will be releasing on PS4 and PC on February 26. No Xbox One version has been mentioned by the publisher.
The Game of the YoRHa Edition will include the 3C3C1D119440927 DLC, 5 pod designs – namely the Retro Red Pod Skin, the Play System Pod Skin, the Retro Grey Pod Skin, the Cardboard Pod Skin, and the Grimoire Weiss Pod – a Machine Mask accessory, and, of course, the base game itself. Those who buy the game on PS4 will also receive a dynamic theme and 15 avatars, while Steam players will get 2 wallpapers. While a western price for the game hasn’t been confirmed by Square Enix, the game’s official Japanese Twitter account has confirmed that it will be sold for 4,800 yen in Japan.
Meanwhile, game director Yoko Taro also sent out a message to fans regarding the Game of the YoRHa edition, and it was characteristically eccentric. Take a look below.
Attention all androids:
— NieR:Automata (@NieRGame) December 11, 2018
『NieR:Automata』にDLCや各種特典を追加したPlayStation®4（パッケージ／ダウンロード）『NieR:Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition ／ ニーア オートマタ ゲーム オブ ザ ヨルハ エディション』の発売が2019年2月21日（木）に決定いたしました。 #ニーア #NieR https://t.co/eJl7LaXpRH pic.twitter.com/5ouYZo90EX
— NieR公式PRアカウント (@NieR_JPN) December 11, 2018