The first NieR game launched for PlayStation 3 and Xox 360, so many Xbox user were not happy to know that the sequel, NieR Automata will not be coming to Xbox One.
While Platinum Games has decided to keep it a PlayStation 4 and PC exclusive, the developer did not have completely ruled out the possibility of the game releasing for Xbox One.
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Speaking with Gamerant, producer Yosuke Saito confirmed that the Platinum Games is considering to release NieR Automata to Xbox One. However, he added that the decision will be based upon the success of the game for PS4 and PC.
However, the developers have already confirmed that NieR Automata will be releasing for PlayStaiton 4 Pro and the game will not only be running at 60 FPS but will also bring 4K resolution for the fans.
Yes, it will be optimized for the PS4 Pro. It will keep the 60 FPS while we are trying to optimize it to have 4K quality graphics as well.
Platinum Games has also confirmed that NieR Automata will feature an Auto-Mode, which lets players sit back and let the AI complete battles for them. But it will only be available for easy difficulty.
When turned on, the Auto-Mode will allow AI to attack and defend on its own without needing any external assistance. Players, however, must upgrade their weapons/gadgets constantly to aid the AI in some way.
Recently, Yosuke Saito revealed that it would take 25 hours to complete the game. However, when he told this to the development team back in Japan, they said no it will take longer than that to complete the game.
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.