Nier: Automata Now out on Steam

Posted on 18 Mar 2017 by
Kyle Johnson

The long-awaited day of vengeance for mankind is upon us, with the release of Nier: Automata for PC.

Ten days after the release of Platinum’s genre-busting RPG on PlayStation 4, the story of mankind, flung some 9,000 years or so into the future has landed on Steam, though not without generating some controversy. Never mind the discussion of Denuvo DRM, there have been well documented issues with the PC port, from dodgy mouse and keyboard controls, to issues with full-screen mode, to FPS locks, and more, both in the games media and in the community discussions.

Despite this, Nier: Automata seems to have had quite the impressive launch day, with nearly 24,000 players online after the unlock. Stay tuned, and you might see a review out of us yet for perhaps the finest JRPG released thus far in 2017.

Official Press Release

LONDON (17th March 2017) – Join the battle between androids and machines in the critically acclaimed NieR: Automata™, now available on PC.

Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames Inc., NieR: Automata delivers the perfect mix of action and RPG gameplay in a beautifully desolate open world. In NieR: Automata, players will embark on a perilous mission with the android YoRHa squad: 2B, 9S, and A2 to reclaim the world abandoned by mankind and uncover truths long forgotten.

In the PC Day One Edition, available now for a limited time only, fans will receive an exclusive ‘Valve Character Accessory’, as well as DLC bonus content including; Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin. The title also includes STEAM achievements and Trading cards.

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