Gamers divided on whether NieR’s 2B guest stars in too many games

Carver Fisher

With 2B getting revealed in Granblue Fantasy Versus Rising nearly 7 years after NieR:Automata’s launch, it’s sparked a debate amongst players as to whether she’s been overused as a guest character.

NieR:Automata is the sport that took Yoko Taro’s distinctive sport design philosophy and storytelling into the mainstream, with NieR:Replicant even getting a remake following Automata’s success because the collection started to blow up in recognition.

Over the previous few years, nonetheless, that recognition has led to 2B being one in all if not the most typical guest characters in gaming. She’s been in a lot of stuff regardless of solely starring in one sport, and followers of the title have been so hungry for information on the title that an elaborate Easter egg hoax took the web by storm round a 12 months in the past.

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And, whereas loyal followers of the collection are nonetheless glad to see her years after Automata’s launch, there are those that are feeling a bit fatigued by seeing 2B guest star in every little thing.

NieR’s 2B could have overstayed her welcome

2B wearing a kitsune maskPlatinumGames

Other than tasks Yoko Taro has labored on just like the now-defunct SINoALICE and subsequent NieR Reincarnation cell games, 2B has been in a variety of games. Here’s only a small checklist of the games she’s appeared in:

  • Fall Guys
  • Rainbow 6: Siege
  • Soulcalibur 6
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Goddess of Victory: NIKKE
  • PUBG
  • Granblue Versus (quickly)

Bear in thoughts that this isn’t even a whole checklist, and it doesn’t characteristic any of the titles which have featured her costume or different NieR characters in them. Not solely has she made an look in many titles over time, she’s additionally featured throughout all kinds of genres.

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This has led to some players being a bit fatigued from seeing 2B guest begin so usually in so many totally different games, with some claiming it appears like they’re “milking” the character reasonably than simply releasing a brand new sport followers can stay up for.

She’s had over a dozen appearances exterior of NieR:Automata of various levels. In some instances, she’s only a pores and skin for an present character. In others, she’s a completely new character together with her personal talents and/or moveset.

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And that’s with out mentioning the varied bizarre collabs for the series.

Meanwhile, combating sport veteran and content material creator Maximilian may be very excited to see her arrive in Granblue Fantasy Versus Rising, claiming that she’s a perfect fit for the game.

Him and many of his followers are excited to get their fingers on her moveset that’s very devoted to the supply materials, one thing that skins and merchandise can’t supply.

“Everytime I see 2B as a guest character in a combating sport I get so hyped. I’m so glad she’s grow to be so common.” mentioned one of many commenters in Max’s video.

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Ultimately, so long as folks hold shopping for skins and characters related to 2B, she’ll most likely hold guest starring. Now it simply stays to be seen if she’ll have a star position in the subsequent NieR sport, particularly contemplating the occasions that transpired in Automata’s storyline.

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