Nier: Automata has been out there on Steam for greater than 4 years, however the sport’s current inclusion on Xbox Recreation Move for PC has drawn controversy–because it seems to be a far superior model in comparison with the Steam launch. Steam prospects aren’t too completely happy about this, they usually’ve taken to review-bombing the Steam page in frustration.
Although Nier: Automata’s complete overview common nonetheless sits at “very optimistic” on Steam, current evaluations have been much more negative. They name out the poor high quality of the PC port that has been out there on Steam–players have even created their very own modes to easily repair it–when a a lot better model was launched on Recreation Move for PC. Among the gamers advocate for newcomers to only get it from the Microsoft Retailer, whereas others are pushing for Sq. Enix to launch the identical fixes on Steam.
What have been these fixes? Port developer QLOC said the Xbox Recreation Move for PC model consists of HDR help, 4K UI textures, FidelityFX, and borderless video settings. In response to Eurogamer, the final of these fixes addresses a decision challenge that had been affecting the PC model since launch. A mod launched shortly after the sport’s preliminary launch referred to as “Fix Automata Resolution” addressed that decision challenge in addition to stuttering throughout cutscenes. In case you do have the Steam model, you could need to attempt the mod earlier than leaping to the Xbox Recreation Move for PC launch.
PC gamers are definitely hoping the subsequent Nier sport, a remake of the unique titled Nier: Replicant, will fare higher. It is releasing April 23 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, and affords gameplay enhancements from PlatinumGames that deliver the fight extra according to Automata’s. It additionally consists of new and up to date music, and it must be a superb place to begin for these unfamiliar with Nier in any respect, because it takes place hundreds of years earlier than Automata.