Let's Compare The Nier Replicant Remaster To The Original

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To mark the game’s tenth anniversary, a Nier Replicant remaster was announced for the PS4, Xbox One, and Steam. Let’s see how the game, so far, stacks up against the PlayStation 3 original.

While there could be slight differences in the final retail version, the comparison shows that the remaster has undergone a good polish graphics-wise.

This is obvious, of course, but seeing what exactly was changed is fascinating. Plus, the remaster seems closer visually to Nier: Automata.

The remaster, titled Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139..., does have a host of other changes, including fully voiced dialogue, a rearranged musical score, and new story elements, among other additions.

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Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139... will be released this April.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

I’ll most likely grab this but am hoping they drop a Papa Nier skin/dlc at some point before I get the chance. Having played Gestalt as that’s the version we got in the west, I have a bit of an attachment to old Nier.