Square Enix’s Nier: Automata has been one of the most successful games of 2017. the sequel to the original game Nier has been praised by both the community and critics for its deep story, music and the amazing combat system. upon release, the game has sold a whopping 1,500,000 units worldwide as of the end of May 2017.
Although the game might be over fans of the game will now get an opportunity to know about the story of the game in details through a Novel.
The announcement comes through the game’s Japanese Twitter account that they will be releasing an Official Novel for their game Nier: Automata which will release on 5 August 2017 in Japan. Yoko Taro the director and writer of the game is supervising it and the novel is being written by Jun Eishima who has written many novels for Drakengard before.
Below is the tweet but it is in Japanese
— NieR公式PRアカウント (@NieR_JPN) June 19, 2017
The story in the novel will take place during events which have occurred in the game and will reveal more details about each character.
Sadly there is no confirmation if the Novel is going to released worldwide or not.
The novel will have 322 pages and is up for Pre-order in the Square Enix Japan store for 1800 yen which is approximately $16.