Nier: Automata has reached an impressive new sales milestone, developer PlatinumGames has announced on Twitter. The action-RPG game, which launched a few years back in 2017, has now shifted more than a whopping five million units around the world since release.

“The cumulative worldwide shipment and download sales of Nier: Automata have exceeded five million units,” PlatinumGames announces in a (translated) post on Nier: Automata’s official Twitter channel, alongside a snazzy graphic illustrating the hefty new milestone. And a big ‘thank you’ to fans. Lovely stuff.

According to videogame industry analyst Daniel Ahmad, this is a leap up from 4.5 million units as of the end of March this year – so, overall, Nier: Automata’s shifted another 500,000 units in around the last nine months. That’s also a million more units sold since mid-May 2019, at which point it had hit the four million mark. That’s pretty astonishing considering the title’s a few years old at this point, and it’s had plenty of new PC games and other platform releases to contend with over the course of 2020.

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