Nier: Automata’s anime adaptation will come on January seventh, 2023, and to have a good time a pleasant new trailer’s out and about exhibiting off protagonists 2B and 9S as they do apocalyptic robotic stuff of their good apocalyptic robotic future. We have identified it was coming in January for a while, however that is the primary arduous date we have.

The trailer makes it appear to be a trustworthy retelling of a minimum of the primary spherical of Nier: Automata’s storyline. Nevertheless, we already know that it is a sequence rife with alternate endings and secrets and techniques, a few of which took years for the playerbase to find—the final important one cropped up 4 years after launch. All of that is to say I very a lot doubt we’ll see this sequence sticking to the endings as established. Count on some wildly metafictional twist or deviation. 

Like midway by means of the sequence they’re going to begin making the game after which ship the code again in time to 2017 in order that Yoko Taro and Platinum Video games can take credit score for it. Simply spitballing right here.

It appears to be like just like the anime will likely be coming to streaming platform Crunchyroll worldwide, in addition to to Hulu and Amazon Prime in a number of localities. Aniplex says it is “scheduled to broadcast in over 160 international locations and areas.”

Nier: Automata is among the extra critically acclaimed video games of the previous decade, a 2017 launch that was fairly well-received on the time however has grown a cult following within the years since. It is set on a ravaged earth that humanity has fled, with the final survivors of our species dwelling in house and sending troopers to the floor to combat. Our Tom Senior referred to as it one of many saddest video games ever made on the time.

“Humanity has been pushed from the Earth by mechanical beings from one other world. In a ultimate effort to take again the planet, the human resistance sends a power of android troopers to destroy the invaders. Now, a warfare between machines and androids rages on… A warfare that might quickly unveil a long-forgotten reality of the world,” says the official game description. 

Anyway, prepare for an thrilling launch in 2023. It’s going to be only one extra illustration of why folks love Nier a lot. Possibly we’ll even get extra 2B skins out of it, since you’ll be able to already play as her in principally every part.