"Nier: Automata" Hits 1 Million Copy Milestone, Yoko Taro Thanks Fans

Yoko Taro sums it up with a simple (;_;)

Nier: Automata wasn't exactly staring down the barrel of an easy, surefire launch when it debuted last month (February 23 in Japan, March 7 in North America). It came out around the same time as heavy hitters like Horizon: Zero Dawn and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but that didn't stop it from pushing 1 million units worldwide in less than two months. 

 

This impressive number combines retail copy shipments and digital sales across PlayStation 4 and PC. Not bad for a niche action-RPG sequel. Here's what director Yoko Taro had to say in response on Twitter: 

 

 

Via Gamasutra

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS, every week at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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