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Nier mobile game Nier Reincarnation coming in July

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A mobile RPG in the Nier world

Nier Reincarnation, the mobile game from Square Enix and developer Applibot, will be released on July 28. Publish Square Enix announced the news via IGN on Monday, debuting a new trailer alongside the mobile game’s release date.

Nier creator Yoko Taro worked on the game as creative director. Nier Reincarnation takes place in the Nier world — the same as Nier and Nier: Automata — but stars a new character and a ghost named Mama. It features RPG combat with an auto-play option, too, which was on display in the new trailer.

Nier Reincarnation will be released as a free-to-play game with gacha-style gameplay on Apple’s App Store and Android’s Google Play store. Players that register early will get bonus Gems (the title’s in-game currency). IGN said Square Enix will increase the amount of rewards given out “for every 100,000 more pre-registrations ahead of launch.”

Nier Reincarnation was originally revealed in March 2020 alongside the announcement that Square Enix was remastering Nier, as Nier Replicant. Officially called Nier Replicant ver. 1.22474487139, the game was released on April 23 for PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and Xbox One.