In distant future invaders from another world attack the Earth without warning. Unable to counteract this insurmountable threat, mankind flees from Earth to take refuge on the Moon.
The planet is lost but mankind is determined to take it back, so The Council of Humanity organizes a resistance of android soldiers to fulfil the mission. A new unit of android infantry, YoRHa, is created, and here is where you start.
The Earth is now a forgotten wasteland, where machines and the androids are constantly at war until the day when the long-forgotten truth will be unveiled…
“Join androids 2B and 9S and their ferocious battle to reclaim a machine-driven dystopia overrun by powerful machine lifeforms.
Experience a glimpse of the action-packed and high-speed battles rendered in fluid 60 FPS, against hordes of enemies within a beautifully desolate open world.
Nier: Automata is a fresh take on the action role-playing game genre that gracefully blends mesmerising action with a captivating story.” [Taken from The PlayStation Store description for the demo]