‘NieR: Automata’ Coming To PC In Two Weeks

2B and company are heading to Steam just two weeks after the PS4 release of NieR: Automata.

From the developers of Bayonetta, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and The Wonderful 101 comes NieR: Automata, a¬†pseudo-continuation of the Drakenguard series through 2010’s Nier. Set to release in just four days for the PS4 in North America, Automata follows androids 2B, 9S and A2 on a quest to reclaim Earth from an alien army of machines. The title moves at a much faster pace than its spiritual predecessors, with players tackling hordes of enemies and massive robots in a hybrid of Bullet Hell and hack-and-slash gameplay.

Developer Platinum Games and publisher Square Enix previously confirmed NieR: Automata would see a PC release, but the Steam store listing finally went live this morning, confirming a March release just days after its console-counterpart. Those who pre-purchase Automata will also receive the “Day One Edition” digital pack, containing the “Machine” mask, “Grimoire Weiss” Pod, and three additional Pod skins- “Retro Grey”, “Retro Red” and “Cardboard”; the Steam version also features a “Valve” accessory for 2B, replacing her masked right eye with a red valve handle.

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System requirements are as follows, courtesy of Steam:

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7 /8.1 /10 64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 2100 or AMD A8-6500
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 VRAM 2GB or AMD Radeon R9270X VRAM 2GB
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 50 GB available space

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows 8.1 /10 64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 4670 or AMD A10-7850K
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 VRAM 4GB or AMD Radeon R9380X VRAM 4GB
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 50 GB available space

NieR: Automata will release for PC through Steam on 3/17.

Source: Steam
Images courtesy of Platinum Games, Square Enix

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