Among Us

From AppleGamingWiki, the wiki about gaming on M1 Apple silicon Macs
Among Us
Among Us cover
Developers
Innersloth
Engines
Unity[Note 1]
Release dates
November 16, 2018
iOS November 17, 2020
iPadOS November 17, 2020
Reception
Metacritic 85
OpenCritic 82
IGDB 79
Resources
PCGamingWiki
Among Us on HowLongToBeat
Among Us on IGDB
Among Us on MobyGames
Among Us on Wikipedia

macOS Compatibility

Method Rating Notes
iOS/iPadOS App Perfect Game has no keyboard controls, instead use #AmongKey.
Compatibility layer
CrossOver Perfect It works great on CrossOver with the Steam version, and it has native keyboard controls.
Wine Unknown
Virtualization
Parallels Perfect Playable[2]

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
App Store
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Game has no keyboard controls, instead use #AmongKey.
iOS
iPadOS
See PCGamingWiki for Windows and/or Linux availability.

AmongKey[edit]

The game is natively supported on M1 Apple silicon Macs, but does not have proper keyboard input controls. A solution developed by Andrew Savic uses machine learning to translate keys into mouse clicks on specific parts of the screen.

Install AmongKey
  1. Download the Among Us app from the Mac App Store
  2. Visit AmongKey Github
  3. Below 'Releases' on the right, click on the 'Latest' release
  4. Download the latest AmongKey-1.5-Signed.zip or later file
  5. Double click the downloaded file to extract
  6. Double click the file, if will not open click on Apple, System Preferences, Security, General and Allow
  7. Open AmongKey
  8. Open Among Us
  9. Inside Among Us, go to Settings and then turn down the Joystick Size down to the minimum setting
  10. Now you can use the following keys:
  • Q - Kill
  • R - Report
  • E or space - Use
  • Tab - Map or Chat in Lobby and Meetings
  • Esc - Quit a Task

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2019.4.9f1[1]

References

  1. Verified by User:Shadowstealer7 on 2020-09-27
  2. Verified by User:BringBackTron and Jhelzei on 2021-04-20
    Device: MacBook Pro M1 2020 8GB RAM
    OS: macOS 11.3 Beta 8
    Method: Windows ARM Build 21359 on Parallels 16.5