A NieR: Automata demo is in production, Square Enix announced during a Tokyo Game Show 2016 stage event.
The demo is targeting an end-of-2016 release.
Square Enix previously said it was only considering a demo. Baack then, producer Yosuke Saito said, “I want users to properly experience NieR: Automata with a demo of a 30-to-40 minute, sit-down-and-play kind of volume.”
NieR: Automata will launch for PlayStation 4 in Japan on February 23. It is due out for PlayStation 4 and PC in early 2017 in North America and Europe.