Whereas the PC model of Nier Replicant will not be as disappointing as Nier Automata’s port, it nonetheless has some issues. As Julie Muncy stated in her overview, “The technical features are a lot improved over the unique, which struggled to keep up 30 fps, however they don’t seem to be fairly as much as modern requirements.” She skilled technical issues together with “severe body drops after I by chance unplugged my controller, or a persistent concern the place my mouse level stored reappearing on my display throughout cutscenes, which was not nice for the sport’s sense of gravitas.”
Moreover, gamers with screens which have refresh charges over 60hz are discovering sure animations are tied to framerate, and once they exceed 60 fps the protagonist zips round so quick he is tough to regulate when precision turns into mandatory. In the meantime, different gamers are discovering that due to poor GPU and CPU utilization they’re getting poor efficiency on PCs that ought to have the ability to run it a lot better.
Fortunately, the modding and tweaking group has already stepped in and begun repairing Replicant. First there’s the Particular Okay injectable by outdated mate Kaldaien, which can allow you to eliminate the mouse cursor exhibiting up if you’re enjoying with gamepad, reduce down on stuttering by disabling the PS4 HID enter, set your individual framerate restrict, and switch off the inner v-sync. Then there’s the Nier Replicant Excessive FPS Repair, one of many first issues for the sport accessible on its model new Nexusmods part. It will allow you to run Nier Replicant over 60 fps with out borking the animations—apart from if you’re slow-walking, which could depart you going through the flawed manner.
After all, you may simply look forward to writer Sq. Enix to patch Nier Replicant. In any case, it solely took a measly 4 years for an improve patch for Nier Automata to be introduced.