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Nier Automata PC Release Date And System Requirements Announced

Square Enix has finally announced a Nier Automata PC release date, along with the system requirements that the game will have. The announcement came from its Japanese support portal.

The game will be releasing on Steam on March 17, despite previous news that it would be out March 10 on the PC.

See Also: How Long is Nier Automata? Devs Answer

Nier Automata is the sequel to Square Enix’s 2010 action-RPG Nier. The game focuses around a group of androids known as YorHA, who fight a proxy war for humanity against a civilization of machines that are controlled by an alien race. Humanity itself has evacuated to the moon, leaving the planet abandoned.

In addition to the Nier Automata PC release date, we also got the game’s system requirements:

Required
OS: Windows® 7 64 bit, Windows® 8.1 64 bit, Windows® 10 64 bit
32bit OS not supported
CPU: Intel® Core ™ i3 2100 or more · AMD A 8 – 6500 or more
Main memory: 4 GB or more
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 2 GB or more
Sound Card: DirectX® 11 compatible
Internet connection: Broadband or more
Screen resolution: 1280 × 720
DirectX®: DirectX® 11
Others: mouse, keyboard, game pad (XInput only)

Recommended
OS: Windows® 8.1 64 bit, Windows® 10 64 bit
32bit OS not supported
CPU: Intel® Core ™ i5 4670 or more · AMD A 10 – 7850 K or more
Main memory: 8 GB or more
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 4 GB or more
Sound card: DirectX® 11 compatible
Internet connection: Broadband or more
Screen resolution: 1920 × 1080
DirectX®: DirectX® 11
Others: mouse, keyboard, game pad (XInput only)

While the Nier Automata PC release date is on March 17, the game will officially be releasing on March 7 in North America, and on March 10 in Europe. The game has already gotten rave reviews in Japan and sold 200,000 copies, so Square Enix may have a best-seller on their hands.