NieR: Automata July 15 Update Patch Notes | HDR / FPS Improvements

Square Enix will be rolling out the new NieR: Automata July 15 Update later today and here are the complete list of patch notes for those interested. This patch will be bringing over several new optimizations and game performance improvements that several fans are going to just love it.

The update file size for this NieR: Automata July 15 Update will only be revealed once the patch goes live and starts rolling out to the players. You should be able to download and install this update later today at 9AM PDT / 6PM CEST. Some main feature highlights include: HDR detection, bit rate improvements, UI texture upgrade and frame rate adjustments.

NieR: Automata July 15 Update Patch Notes

Here are the official patch notes for NieR: Automata July 15 Update that is now rolling out to all the supported platforms of the game:

Changes made

• Borderless Video Settings
Borderless video settings have been implemented.
• Fidelity FX
A Fidelity FX CAS feature has been added.
• HDR
The system will now detect whether HDR has been activated in the Windows display settings, and automatically boot the game in HDR mode if it has.
• Anti-aliasing
Adjustments to the anti-aliasing functionality
• UI textures (4K)
Approximately 270 UI textures for icons, backdrops and UI elements etc. now support 4K resolutions.
• Cut scenes
The bit rate has been improved and all pre-rendered cut scenes adjusted, so they will now play in 60FPS and display in the correct aspect ratio without stretching the picture.
• Global illumination
A new “Global illumination” feature has been implemented. This can be set to three different levels; High, Medium or Low.
• Ambient occlusion/ bloom
The rendering targets for ambient occlusion and bloom effects have been changed to dynamic resolution based on the game’s resolution.

Bug fixes

• It is now possible to switch between recently selected display modes for screenshots, such as between full screen and windowed mode or between borderless and windowed mode, by pushing the Alt + Enter keys together.
• The mouse cursor is no longer displayed when using a game pad controller.
• The frame rate has been stabilized at 60FPS under default settings.
Other stability related fixes have also been implemented.


If you’d like to read more game updates and news, check out our Patch Notes section.

Source: Steam

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