Nier Automata Nintendo Switch: Release date, trailer & everything we know

James Busby
2B in Nier Automata
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Nier Automata is finally coming to Nintendo Switch, giving players the opportunity to take the hack and slash adventure on the go. Here’s everything you need to know about Nier Automata on the Switch, including release date, trailers, and more. 

PlatinumGames’ critically acclaimed ARPG, Nier Automata, will be making its way to the Nintendo Switch. This exciting news was announced at the recent Nintendo Direct, which revealed a number of exciting titles for the portable console. 

Nier Automata was originally launched back in 2017, for both the PS4 and PC – with an Xbox One release following a year later. Now, Nintendo fans can finally experience the post-apocalyptic title in all its glory when Nier Automata: The End of YoRHa Edition makes its long-awaited debut. 

So, if you wish to know more about the upcoming Nier Automata Switch release date or get a glimpse of the game’s trailer, then be sure to check out our release hub below. 


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Nier Automata Switch release date & pre-order details

2B and 9S looking at a desolate city
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Nier Automata is finally releasing on Nintendo Switch.

Nier Automata Switch will release on October 6, 2022. You can pre-order the game now on the Nintendo eShop.

Whether a demo will be released before the game’s launch remains to be seen, but we’ll update this section if anything is announced. 

Nier Automata Switch trailer

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The Nier Automata Switch trailer was showcased during the June 28th, 2022 Nintendo Direct. It’s here where we got an early look at the game’s hack-and-slash gameplay, post-apocalyptic environments, and combat androids – 2B and 9S. Players were also treated to one of the Nintendo Exclusive items. 

Nier Automata Switch exclusive items

2B wearing a kitsune mask
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Nintendo Switch players will get exclusive items.

According to the official press release, the Nintendo Switch version of Nier Automata “comes with previously released DLC, plus costumes exclusive to the Nintendo Switch version.” Early footage showed the game’s main protagonist, 2B, wearing a kitsune mask and traditional Japanese clothing. 


So, there you have it, everything you need to know about the Nier Automata Switch version. Make sure you check out our other game release hubs for all the latest release updates. 

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