After a great experience with NieR: Automata on the PS4 based from our review of the game, the PC version of this Platinum Games’ title is already on its way. According to the report by Gematsu, the Square Enix support website has revealed the tentative release date on March 17 and the PC system requirements.

It’s not yet clear whether this March 17 is the actual release date worldwide, not just specifically on Japan. We will be reaching out to Square Enix for more details if this is in fact a worldwide launch date.

Here are the system requirements of NieR: Automata:

Minimum Specs

  • 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 Specs

  • 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)

NieR: Automata is already released on Japan for the PS4 with english dubs and subs, while the North American release will be on March 7.

UPDATE: It has been confirmed that NieR: Automata will release worldwide on March 17. This is based on a press release forwarded by Square Enix NA through e-mail to us.