First look at NieR: Automata’s forest area

Some new screenshots from Famitsu.

Famitsu has gone up with a new online preview of NieR: Automata showcasing the game’s forest area.

■ A Beautiful Forest Introduced

A naturally rich area where lush forests spread out alongside a gently flowing stream. An old building converted into a giant castle that gives off a lingering scent of civilization lies deep in the woodlands. Along the way, you can also see how the machine life-forms that once protected the castle are rusting away.

NieR: Automata

NieR: Automata

NieR: Automata

NieR: Automata

NieR: Automata

NieR: Automata

■ Somewhat Unhateable and Lovely Machine Life-Forms

The machine life-forms that appear in the woodlands wear Middle Ages-style armor and have a somehow humorous appearance. Under the command of a leader-like individual, they seem to make up a unique community that does battle training and military formations.

NieR: Automata

NieR: Automata

NieR: Automata

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NieR: Automata will launch for PlayStation 4 in Japan on February 23, and for PlayStation 4 and PC in North America and Europe in early 2017.

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