Developer Platinum Games has announced that the critically acclaimed Nier: Automata has now sold over five million copies worldwide. That’s not only an impressive milestone for the game, but it also makes it Platinum’s best-selling title to date.
The tweet is in Japanese but confirms that the game has sold five million copies.
— NieR公式PRアカウント (@NieR_JPN) December 24, 2020
Nier Automata was released for the PS4 and PC in early 2017, and eventually came to the Xbox One a year later. You can read our review of the game here.
NieR: Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2 and their battle to reclaim the machine-driven dystopia overrun by powerful machines.
Humanity has been driven from the Earth by mechanical beings from another world. In a final effort to take back the planet, the human resistance sends a force of android soldiers to destroy the invaders. Now, a war between machines and androids rages on… A war that could soon unveil a long-forgotten truth of the world.