New NieR Automata Artwork Revealed Along With Detailed Character Profiles

By   /   Jan 17, 2017
NieR Automata artwork

NieR Automata is over a month away from launch and publisher Square Enix has geared up its efforts to market the game. Now the Square Enix has revealed some new NieR Automata artwork that showcases different characters from the game.

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The new NieR Automata artwork showcases the game’s main protagonist YoRHa No. 2 Model B(2B), YoRHa No. 9 Model S(9S), YoRHa Model A No. 2(A2) and more. Check out the new NieR Automata artwork below.

Square Enix has also revealed detailed profiles for characters in the upcoming game.

Official name: YoRHa No. 2 Type B 

A blade…with a quiet volition.

An all-purpose battle android deployed as a member of the automated infantry squad, YoRHa.

She is equipped with a sword for close-quarters combat and can attack from range using the “Pod” tactical support system.

Members of YoRHa forgo names and are referred to only by their codes.

Though regulations forbid them from expressing emotions, each model has its own distinguishing personality, and 2B is comparatively cool, calm, and collected.

Official name: YoRHa No. 9 Type S

A soul…and an ephemeral kindness.

Though he has the ability to attack, this YoRHa android specializes in research missions and excels in collecting information, mainly by hacking.

Within YoRHa, 9S is comparatively varied in his emotional expressions and has a kind personality.

Official name: YoRHa Type A No. 2 

A vortex…of the past and hatred.

The Type A is a YoRHa prototype model that is no longer in use. She specializes in close-range attacks.

She was operated on a trial basis in the process of developing official models such as 2B and 9S.

Personality-wise, she has little to say and always acts independently.

Nier Automata is an action RPG in development at Platinum Games and is scheduled to launch on February 23, 2017, for PC and PlayStation 4.

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