The significant change that fans of NieR: Automata were waiting for. Announced last April, we finally know when the Steam version patch will be available on our devices, as well as all the changes it implements.
Following July 15, that is, this Thursday, and Platinum Games has revealed through an official note the modifications, which are not few. The problem arises because the Microsoft Store and Xbox Game Pass versions are the Become As Gods Edition, which has improvements compared to the Valve store.
We found that NieR: Automata on Steam does not have a full-screen option, suffers from frame drops, and is incompatible with multiple mods. Most of these defects have been corrected, and an enhanced adventure will be available.
NieR Patch Changes: Automata
- Borderless video settings:
Borderless video settings have been implemented.
- Fidelity FX:
The Fidelity FX CAS function has been added.
The system will now detect if HDR has been enabled in Windows display settings and will automatically run the game in HDR mode.
Changes have been made to the antialiasing function.
- Interface textures (4K):
Approximately 270 interface textures for icons, backgrounds, and other elements now support 4K resolution.
The bit rate has been improved, and all pre-rendered cinematics have been modified to run at 60 fps and in the correct aspect ratio without stretching the image.
- Global illumination:
The new “Global Illumination” function has been implemented. It can be configured with three different levels: high, medium, or low.
- Ambient occlusion / bloom:
Render targets for Ambient Occlusion, and Bloom now have dynamic resolution based on game resolution.
- It is now possible to toggle between recently selected screen modes for screenshots, such as full screen and window, or borderless and window, by pressing the Alt + Enter keys simultaneously.
- The mouse cursor is no longer displayed when using a controller to play.
- The frame rate has been stabilized at 60fps by default.
- Other stability-related fixes have been implemented.
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