Workarounds to Fix Various NieR: Automata Technical Issues


NieR: Automata limited by various technical issues. In this article, we’re going to list a series of workarounds that you can use to fix the most frequent NieR: Automata bugs.


White screen crashes on AMD

  1. Uninstall all drivers by using the AMD Clean Uninstall Utility
  2. Download and install 16.11.5 drivers
  3. Disable Xbox DVR in registry
  4. Use borderless window if necessary.

NieR Automata freezes on GTX 780 Ti

  1. Go to driver settings page > change the Anti Aliasing configuration mode to override the game’s settings
  2. Turn off Anisotropic filtering
  3. Go to Power management mode and select maximum performance
  4. Put V-sync on adaptable.

Low FPS issues (NVIDIA)

The following instructions will help you to run NieR: Automata at 1080p/60Hz/60FPS.

Use the following in-game settings:

  • Windowed Mode
  • V-Sync: OFF
  • AA: OFF
  • MotionBlur: OFF
  • HBAO: ON
  • Anisotropic Filter: x16

Open GForce Driver Settings > select Manage 3D Settings
Go to Program Settings > add nierautomata.exe to the list.

Use the following settings:

  • Antialiasing Mode: Override any Application Setting
  • Antialiasing Setting: x2 (or higher if you can)
  • Power Management Mode: prefer maximum performance
  • Texture Filtering – Anisotropic sample opti: OFF
  • Vertical Sync: Adaptive (60Hz) or Adaptive (half refresh rate / 30Hz/fps)