Square Enix Announces Upcoming English NieR Book Translations; Hardcover and digital, April 2023

Square Enix has announced the English releases of two upcoming Deny books, formerly exclusive to Japan, alongside pre-orders available. Both books can be viewed via our gallery below, along with descriptions of their premises and hyperlinks to store pages.

Tell the story of a critically acclaimed film NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… in the first volume of a two-book set. The novel is written by Jun Eishima with support from NieR series director YOKO TARO, with illustrations by artist and character designer Toshiyuki Itahana, as well as story content from the Grimoire Nier guide to the world.

Hardcover ($27.99) and Digital Edition ($13.99) pre-orders are currently available through multiple storefronts before the book’s release on April 11, 2023. In addition, Gestalt Recollections Project – File 02 (English Translated Edition) is due out next year.

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This ultimate guide to critically acclaimed titles NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… comes with art, strategy guides, information, and lore. It features hundreds of full-color pages offering artwork and information about the game, as well as bonus short stories, extras specific to this volume, and an interview with the game’s key developers.

Hardcover ($44.99) and Digital Edition ($25.99) pre-orders are currently available through multiple storefronts ahead of the book’s release on April 25, 2023.

NieR: Automata released in 2017 on PlayStation 4 and PC, with an Xbox One release in 2018. The game follows the stories of androids 2B and 9S, who are part of an elite military force called YoRHa. In a fusion between action, exploration and shmup elements, the game is very popular for its storytelling and characters. Additionally, the game is a sequel to Replicant NieR/ NieR Gestalt.

In case you missed it, check out our review of the remake of the first entry, Replicant.