NieR: Automata PC Release Date Announced

After swiftly updating and taking down their store page for NieR: Automata on Steam, Square Enix has unknowingly revealed the release date for NieR: Automata PC. According to the screenshot that was taken before the store page was pulled NieR: Automata will be releasing on March 17th on Steam with exclusive digital bonus content.

Story of NieR: Automata

Invaders from another world attack without warning, unleashing their secret weapon: the machines. In the face of this insurmountable threat, the human race is driven from the earth and takes refuge on the moon.

The humans develop an army of android soldiers to fight back against the mechanical horde, but succeed only in slowing its advance. To break the deadlock, a new breed of android infantry is sent into the fray: the YoRHa squad.

In the forsaken wasteland below, the war between the machines and the androids rages on. A war that is soon to unveil the long-forgotten truth of this world…

Details about Steam Preorder

Developed in collaboration with PlatinumGames Inc., NieR: Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S, and A2, and their ferocious battle to reclaim a machine-driven dystopia abandoned by humankind and overrun by machine lifeforms.

Those who pre-purchase the Steam® Day One Edition 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. Fans can pre-purchase now at:

You can check out the screenshot below as well as the latest trailer showing plenty of new gameplay footage.

NieR: Automata PC Preorder Steam


After dangling the release date in front of PC users for months, it’s so great to finally get an official confirmation. Will you be picking up NieR: Automata on PC or Playstation 4? Let us know in the comments below!