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Nier Automata Yorha Edition  

by Square Enix Switch

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Nier Automata for Nintendo Switch

Developed by PlatinumGames and published by Square Enix, Nier Automata was originally released for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is now also available for the Nintendo Switch console. The port to the Nintendo Switch includes all the content from the original release and it also has some new elements. For example, motion controls and HD Rumble support are new features of this game. Just like the original game for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, it has received a very positive reception. It is a port of Nier: Automata to Nintendo Switch. Therefore, it includes all content from the original release. Moreover, it also has new features such as the ability to switch between control schemes and split-screen multiplayer. Read on to learn more about the Gameplay, the features and the critical reception.


Nier Automata Switch is a role-playing action game. It is set in a dystopian world as Earth faces an alien invasion. In this action-packed adventure, you must control 2B, 9S, and A2 as you fight back against these aliens. The gameplay of Nier Automata Switch is similar to that of the original Nier. In addition, it also features fast-paced combat with hack-and-slash elements. Using ranged weapons such as rifles or pistols or melee weapons like swords or spears enhances these elements. Grab your Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers and start your adventure!


Nier Automata for Switch features modes that allow players to play through the game with different character types. These include:

  • Nier Mode: Play as protagonist Nier. He starts with an array of powerful weapons and armour.
  • Automata Mode: Play as protagonists 2B and 9S in their individual stories, which are not available in the original game.
  • Devola Mode: Play as protagonist Devola. She starts with a weaker set of weapons and armour. However, she can develop stronger ones over time.

The Nier Automata Switch features allow players more choices. Therefore, this offers gamers a different experience. Moreover, the developers wanted to ensure players could easily switch between these characters without worrying about losing progress and items from one playthrough.

Critical reception

Nier Automata Switch has been applauded for its combat, graphics, soundtrack, and animation. Similarly, it has also received praise for its voice acting and characterization. The story and gameplay are captivating and likewise unique. It received an 88% on Metacritic and 89% on OpenCritic. The game received a total of 22 gaming industry awards nominations, out of which it won eight of them. Hence, the game was very well-received by critics and fans alike! Get your own copy and experience the fun yourself! Place your order at GameStop for the best prices. This is your one-stop shop for all your gaming requirements.

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