Nier: Automata Steam PC update release date, patch notes announced

Square Enix’s guaranteed upgrade for the Windows PC variation of Nier: Automata is coming this Thursday, according to an upgrade on the video game’s Steam page. The Steam-specific spot will consist of updates to support Nier: Robot’s frame rate, along with include 4K resolution textures for specific visuals, and extra graphics tweaks.

Nier: Automata’s Steam spot was revealed in April, soon after the video game pertained to Video game Pass for PC and gamers discovered that that variation was technically remarkable to the formerly launched variation readily available through Valve’s digital shop.

Nier: Automata released on Windows PC in March 2017, about 2 weeks after its PlayStation 4 launching in the West. Evaluations of the PC variation panned it for its technical dissatisfactions, however neither designer PlatinumGames nor publisher Square Enix ever provided a spot to solve them. Fans made the Repair Robot Resolution tool, to name a few mods that enhanced the video game’s visuals and fixed other problems.

Here’s a take a look at what Steam consumers can anticipate when Nier: Automata’s brand-new spot goes reside on July 15:


Modifications made

  • Borderless Video Settings
    Borderless video settings have actually been carried out.
  • Fidelity FX
    A Fidelity FX CAS function has actually been included.
  • HDR
    The system will now identify whether HDR has actually been triggered in the Windows display screen settings, and immediately boot the video game in HDR mode if it has.
  • Anti-aliasing
    Changes to the anti-aliasing performance
  • UI textures (4K)
    Roughly 270 UI textures for icons, backgrounds and UI aspects etc. now support 4K resolutions.
  • Cut scenes
    The bit rate has actually been enhanced and all pre-rendered cut scenes changed, so they will now play in 60FPS and display screen in the appropriate element ratio without extending the image.
  • International lighting
    A brand-new “Global illumination” function has actually been carried out. This can be set to 3 various levels; High, Medium or Low.
  • Ambient occlusion/ flower
    The rendering targets for ambient occlusion and flower results have actually been altered to vibrant resolution based upon the video game’s resolution.

Bug repairs

  • It is now possible to change in between just recently chosen display screen modes for screenshots, such as in between complete screen and windowed mode or in between borderless and windowed mode, by pressing the Alt + Get in secrets together.
  • The mouse cursor is no longer shown when utilizing a video game pad controller.
  • The frame rate has actually been supported at 60FPS under default settings.
  • Other stability associated repairs have actually likewise been carried out.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.