Nier: Automata

Square Enix has announced the official release date for NieR: Automata on PC for March 17, 2017. This comes after the date was published, then removed, on the “Arsenal of Elegant Destruction” Trailer.

The minimum and recommended specifications for Steam (Windows version) were also posted on their Support website:

Minimum Requirements:

  • OS: Windows® 7 64-bit, Windows® 8.1 64-bit, Windows® 10 64-bit (does not operate on 32 bit OS)
  • CPU: Intel® Core™ i3 2100 or higher, AMD A 8-6500 or higher
  • Memory: 4 GB or more free space
  • Hard Disk/SSD: 50 GB or more free space
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 770 VRAM 2 GB or more AMD Radeon ™ R9 270X VRAM 2GB or more
  • Sound Card: DirectX® 11 support
  • Internet Connection: Broadband or higher
  • Screen resolution: 1280X720
  • DirectX®: DirectX® 11
  • Other: mouse, keyboard, gamepad (XInput only)

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows® 8.
  • 1 64 bit, Windows® 10 64 bit (does not operate on 32 bit OS).
  • CPU: Intel® Core™ i5 4670 or higher, AMD A 10-7850 K or higher
  • Main memory: 8 GB or more free space
  • Hard disk / SSD: 50 GB or more free space
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980 VRAM 4 GB or more AMD Radeon™ R9 380X VRAM 4GB or more
  • Sound Card: DirectX® 11 support
  • Internet Connection: Broadband or higher
  • Screen Resolution: 1920X1080
  • DirectX®: DirectX® 11
  • Other: mouse, keyboard, gamepad (XInput only)

NieR: Automata is an action-RPG developed by Platinum Games and published by Square Enix for PlayStation 4 and PC. The story follows combat android YoRHa No.2 Type B (2B) and her companion YoRHa No.9 Type S (9S) on a post-apocalyptic Earth within the NieR universe. 2B and 9S battle their way through a proxy war between machines and the last remnants of humanity.

NieR: Automata is currently available in Japan on the PS4. It will launch in the US on March 7, and March 10 in Europe.