NieR Automata is coming to the PC on March 17th, official PC requirements revealed

Square Enix has revealed – via its Japanese support site – that NieR Automata will be coming to the PC on March 17th. In addition, Square Enix has unveiled the official PC requirements for this brand new title.

According to the official specs, PC gamers will at least need a modern-day dual-core CPU with 4GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 (VRAM 2GB) or an AMD Radeon R9 270X (VRAM 2GB).

Square Enix recommends an Intel Core i5 4670 or an AMD A10-7850K with 8GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (VRAM 4GB) or an AMD Radeon R9 380X (VRAM 4GB).

Here are the full PC requirements for NieR Automata.

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit / Windows 8.1 64-bit / Windows 10 64-bit (32-bit OS not supported)
  • CPU: Intel Core i3 2100 or higher, AMD A8-6500 or higher
  • Memory: 4GB or higher free space
  • Hard-Disk / SSD: 50GB or higher
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 VRAM 2GB or higher / AMD Radeon R9 270X VRAM 2GB or higher
  • Sound Card: DirectX 11 or higher
  • Communication Environment: Broadband or higher
  • Screen Resolution: 1280×720
  • DirectX: DirectX 11
  • Other: Mouse, Keyboard, Gamepad (XInput-only)

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows 8.1 64-bit / Windows 10 64-bit (32-bit OS not supported)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 4670 or higher, AMD A10-7850K or higher
  • Memory: 8GB or higher free space
  • Hard-Disk / SSD: 50GB or higher
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 VRAM 4GB or higher / AMD Radeon R9 380X VRAM 4GB or higher
  • Sound Card: DirectX 11 or higher
  • Communication Environment: Broadband or higher
  • Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
  • DirectX: DirectX 11
  • Other: Mouse, Keyboard, Gamepad (XInput-only)

It remains to be seen whether the North American and European release dates for the PC version of NieR Automata will be similar to the Japanese one.

UPDATE:

The game will be released worldwide on March 17th!

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