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The western release of SINoALICE, the smartphone game from Nier: Automata director Yoko Taro scheduled to launch worldwide today, has been delayed indefinitely, publisher Nexon announced on Facebook. For now, the game remains exclusive to Japan.

10:00 AM

Square Enix has announced that the next raid in Final Fantasy XIV will be based on Nier: Automata. They revealed the news at FFXIV Fan Fest 2019 and also announced that the new raid will be designed by Nier creators Yosuke Saito and Yoko Taro. 

12:45 PM

Taro Yoko’s producer at Square Enix says he wants the Nier director to make a Final Fantasy. He let this brilliant idea fly during a recent interview with Wow Japan, saying he would want the game to feature a “similar strangeness” to Yoko’s other games. “I’m hoping for a big budget if I do work on it,” Yoko replied.