New Costumes and Colosseum Challenges Coming Soon

LOS ANGELES (Apr. 17, 2017) – Fans will soon have more to experience in the world of NieR: Automata™ with today’s announcement from SQUARE ENIX® that a set of downloadable content is coming soon for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Steam®.

The downloadable content (DLC) set, titled “3C3C1D119440927”, will include three exciting new colosseums to challenge, plus additional sub-quests. Upon completion of these quests, players can earn various rewards, including:

• Costumes from the previous Japanese release, NieR: Replicant, for androids 2B, 9S and A2
• Records that add special music tracks to the players’ jukebox
• New equipment and cosmetic accessories such as hairspray that allows you to change the color of 2B and A2’s hair
• Masks with unique “on equip” effects
• Special bullets that change the appearance of enemy bullets

To view the DLC colosseum battle gameplay and boss battle videos, please visit the official href=”https://www.youtube.com/user/SQEXMembersNA” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>Square Enix NA YouTube page.*

Additional assets are available on the press site at: press.na.square-enix.com.

The critically acclaimed NieR: Automata has shipped more than one million physical and digital copies worldwide.  Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames Inc., it delivers a masterful mix of action and RPG gameplay. Players battle as androids 2B, 9S and A2 in order to reclaim the world for their human creators and uncover long-forgotten truths.

NieR: Automata is now available for the PlayStation®4 system and Steam. This title is rated M (Mature). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website athttp://www.esrb.orgfor more information about ratings.

Players can download a free demo of NieR: Automata for the PlayStation®4 system from the PlayStation®Store at: http://bit.ly/NieRDemo.

Related Links
Official Website: http://nierautomata.com
PlayStation®Store: http://bit.ly/2ilrI88
Steam® Store: http://store.steampowered.com/app/524220/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NieRGame
Twitter: @NieRGame

*Per the ESRB, all videos for M-rated games must be age-gated.  The age-gate must: (1) be age-neutral (i.e., require the user to input their date of birth or select it from a drop-down bar); (2) employ reasonable technical measures to keep under-age users from re-entering their age after initially being denied access; and (3) not display any ESRB rating information on the video player or the age-gate itself.

About PlatinumGames Inc.
PlatinumGames Inc. is an independent entertainment developer based in Osaka, Japan, dedicated to making high quality, next generation games for a variety of hardware platforms. Loaded with some of the gaming industry’s most talented creators, PlatinumGames seeks to break the mold of a sequel driven industry by creating innovative, original IP that exceed users’ expectations. For more information, please visit: www.platinumgames.com.

About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics®, and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 130 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 70 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 58 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://na.square-enix.com/.

NIER: Automata © 2017 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
Developed by PlatinumGames Inc. Character design by Akihiko Yoshida.
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