Gamers are excited for the upcoming NieR Automata and are eager to get their hands on the game. A lot of developers have shown their support for the PlayStation 4 Pro and now Platinum Games has announced the NieR Automata PS4 Pro Support.
During a recent live stream hosted by a Japanese magazine Dengeki PlayStation, Square Enix producer Yosuke Saito and producer at Platinum Games, Eijiro Nishimura, showcased the NieR Automata PS4 Pro features and how the game will take advantage of the upgraded console.
According to the devs, the game will run at 60 FPS on both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro. However, the game will have different resolutions on both systems. The PlayStation 4 version of NieR Automata will run at native 1600×900 resolution and PS4 Pro version will run at native 1080p resolution.
The developers revealed that NieR Automata will not support 4K resolution instead they will be utilizing the power of PlayStation 4 Pro to implement better visuals. As you can see in the screenshots below the game looks much smoother on PS4 Pro thanks to the motion blur.
Also, the lighting quality is much better of PlayStation 4 Pro version compared to the PS4 version of the game. Shadow resolution in much better and foliage also looks much better. If you look closely you will notice that PlayStation 4 Pro version of NieR Automata has much better anti-aliasing.
Recently, Square Enix announced that a demo for NieR Automata will be available before Christmas. The demo will release on December 22.
Square Enix has also announced the release date for NieR Automata during the PlayStation Experience. The company has confirmed that the game will launch in North America on Mar. 07, 2016 and will release in Europe on Mar. 10, 2016.
NieR Automata is an upcoming action RPG in development at Platinum Games and is scheduled to launch sometime in 2017 for PlayStation 4 and PC.