Edit: Square Enix pulled the video detailing the Steam release date for NieR: Automata from their press site. We expect that this is due to a marketing arrangement with Sony, but nothing has been confirmed so far.
Looks like the mystery surrounding NieR: Automata‘s PC release date has been solved, as the game’s latest trailer lists a March 10 date for the Steam version. Platinum Games‘ highly anticipated open world action RPG was announced for PC last year, but Square Enix had only confirmed a release date for the PlayStation 4 version so far, leaving PC gamers with a vague “2017” launch window.
Invaders from another world attack without warning, unleashing their secret weapon: the machines. In the face of this insurmountable threat, the human race is driven from the earth and takes refuge on the moon.
The humans develop an army of android soldiers to fight back against the mechanical horde, but succeed only in slowing its advance. To break the deadlock, a new breed of android infantry is sent into the fray: the YoRHa squad.
In the forsaken wasteland below, the war between the machines and the androids rages on. A war that is soon to unveil the long-forgotten truth of this world…