Square Enix has announced that the first PC Update for NieR Automata will release on Steam on July 15th. In addition, the team revealed its full patch notes that you can find below.
According to the changelog, the July 15th Patch will add borderless video settings and Fidelity FX CAS. It will also bring adjustments to the anti-aliasing functionality, as well as 4K support for the game’s UI.
The most important feature of this update, however, is the following one. In order to improve the overall gaming experience, this patch will stabilize the frame rate at 60FPS under default settings.
As always, Steam will download this patch once it becomes available on July 15th. Below you can also find its complete changelog.
NieR Automata July 15th Update Release Notes
- Borderless Video Settings
Added Borderless video settings.
- Fidelity FX
Added a Fidelity FX CAS feature.
- • HDR
The system will now detect whether HDR has been activated in the Windows display settings, and automatically boot the game in HDR mode if it has.
Adjustments to the anti-aliasing functionality
- UI textures (4K)
Approximately 270 UI textures for icons, backdrops and UI elements etc. now support 4K resolutions.
- Cut scenes
The bit rate has been improved and all pre-rendered cut scenes adjusted. Thus, they will now play in 60FPS and display in the correct aspect ratio without stretching the picture.
- Global illumination
Added a new “Global illumination” feature. This can be set to three different levels; High, Medium or Low.
- Ambient occlusion/ bloom
The rendering targets for ambient occlusion and bloom effects have been changed to dynamic resolution based on the game’s resolution.
- It is now possible to switch between recently selected display modes for screenshots, such as between full screen and windowed mode or between borderless and windowed mode, by pushing the Alt + Enter keys together.
- The mouse cursor is no longer displayed when using a game pad controller.
- Stabilized the frame rate at 60FPS under default settings.
Other stability-related fixes
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