Nier Automata PC Release Date Confirmed

Earlier this week, Square Enix confirmed the official launch date for NieR: Automata PC. The game will be available via Steam on March 17th; If you pre-purchase the game’s Steam Day On Edition, you “will receive an exclusive ‘Valve Character Accessory,’ as well as other Day One Edition bonus content, including the Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retry Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin.”.

In addition to the Nier Automata PC release date, we also got the game’s system requirements:

Required
OS: Windows® 7 64 bit, Windows® 8.1 64 bit, Windows® 10 64 bit
32bit OS not supported
CPU: Intel® Core ™ i3 2100 or more · AMD A 8 – 6500 or more
Main memory: 4 GB or more
Hard disk / SSD: 50 GB or more free space
Graphics Card: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 770 VRAM 2 GB or more AMD Radeon ™ R9 270X VRAM 2 GB or more
Sound Card: DirectX® 11 compatible
Internet connection: Broadband or more
Screen resolution: 1280 × 720
DirectX®: DirectX® 11
Others: mouse, keyboard, game pad (XInput only)

Recommended
OS: Windows® 8.1 64 bit, Windows® 10 64 bit
32bit OS not supported
CPU: Intel® Core ™ i5 4670 or more · AMD A 10 – 7850 K or more
Main memory: 8 GB or more
Hard disk / SSD: 50 GB or more free space
Graphics Card: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980 VRAM 4 GB or more AMD Radeon ™ R9 380X VRAM 4 GB or more
Sound card: DirectX® 11 compatible
Internet connection: Broadband or more
Screen resolution: 1920 × 1080
DirectX®: DirectX® 11
Others: mouse, keyboard, game pad (XInput only)

Nier Automata is the sequel to Square Enix’s 2010 action-RPG Nier. The game focuses around a group of androids known as YorHA, who fight a proxy war for humanity against a civilization of machines that are controlled by an alien race. Humanity itself has evacuated to the moon, leaving the planet abandoned.