New NieR: Automata extended length video highlights the RPG elements of the upcoming action-RPG title
Square Enix is helping players get ready for NieR: Automata with the brand new NieR: Automata extended length video highlighting the RPG elements of the game. The video is titled Exploring Earth’s Distant Future and is 27 minutes of uninterrupted gameplay. The video shows off several gameplay systems, skills and features that provide depth to the game’s fast-paced action.
Features showcased in the video:
“Reliquary” System – Players can return to where their characters were defeated to gain additional buffs, or even gain an ally to assist in their battle against the fearsome machines.
17 Different Pod Skills – Using “Pods,” your mini-robot companions, players can not only temporarily hover or be thrown distances to access additional areas, but each Pod can be programmed with a variety of offensive and defense skills, including lasers, hammers, and more. By using up to three Pods at the same time, players can also charge their skills to make them up to three times stronger.
“Plug-in-Chip” System – By installing chips into your android body, players can increase damage and add skills to help survive against enemies.
Riding System – Players can ride boars and other wildlife for quicker travel, while also using them to attack.
Quest Hub – As players immerse themselves in the desolate world, they can take on a variety of sub-quests from multiple Quest Hubs scattered throughout.
Fishing Minigame – Players can catch a variety of fish through this mini-game to sell or gain temporary beneficial status effect.
[via Square Enix]
NieR: Automata is developed by Square Enix and PlatinumGames Inc. and set to hit North America on March 7th for PlayStation 4 and Steam. If you can’t wait, which is completely understandable, you can play the demo now by downloading from the PlayStation store http://bit.ly/NieRDemo.