Nier: Automata Errors, Full Screen Issue, White Screen Crash, Stuttering, FPS, Performance and Fixes

With Nier: Automata, Platinum Games has surely a strong game of year contender. The game has earned a lot of praise from the critics and hack n’ slash genre fans are loving it.

PC release of Nier: Automata could not happen along with console release but now, since the game is available on Steam, PC users can enjoy the action packed adventure of 2B and company.

Overall, the game is looking good on PC however, there are a few issues bothering some PC users. These issues might soon be fixed by Square Enix but in the meanwhile, you can checkout possible solutions we have gathered for the common problems being faced by the game.

Nier: Automata Errors, Crashes and Fixes

#1 Nier: Automata AMD White Screen Crash Fix
A lot of users have reported that they are experiencing white screen crashes with their AMD cards. Well, usually we recommend that you update drivers however, in this case, you might need to roll back to this version of driver to fix the issue. A system restart is mandatory before you try running the game again.

#2 Nier: Automata GTX 780ti Whitescreen Issue
Unlike AMD white screen issue, the GTX 780ti issue seems to be more persistent as a mere driver update/downgrade may not fix the issue for you. Since the issue is being faced by multiple users, Square Enix might release an official patch for it down the road. If you have a fix of your own, do share with us.

#3 Nier: Automata Denuvo not found Crash
If you are getting any crash related to Denuvo, you should make sure that your are connected to internet when you start the game. However, your firewall/security software might also cause this error to appear. In that case, you should disable the the security tools for a bit to launch the game atleast and then you can turn back them on.

Adding a security filter for Nier: Automata could also help to resolve the issue.4

#4 Nier: Automata Full Screen Issue
Some users have reported that they can’t get the game to run in proper full screen mode. If you are having the same issue, then you should try using this tool as it seems to have fixed the issue for most.

#5 Nier: Automata Sudden Black Screen Fix
If you get a black screen on the main menu or during gameplay, just press Alt + enter to minimize the game and then bring it back on. This should fix the issue for you.

#6 Nier: Automata Stuttering Issue
There have been multiple reports of stuttering during gameplay in the game. If you are experiencing the same issues, try running the game in windowed mode as it seems to be a temporary fix for now.

#7 Nier: Automata Audio Lag in Cutscenes
First thing you should know that the cutscenes of the game run in 30 FPS so if your cutscenes are somewhat slow, that’s a feature and not a bug. However, if you are getting delays in audio sync, you should try to disable Antialiasing in game’s settings.

#8 Nier: Automata Unable to initialize Steam Api
To fix this issue, just restart your Steam (PC if needed). If it’s occurring with every Steam game you have, you may have to reinstall Steam.

If you are facing any other issues, let us know in the comments below.