From AppleGamingWiki, the wiki about gaming on M1 Apple silicon Macs

macOS Compatibility

Compatibility layer Rating Notes
CrossOver Perfect Difficult to get a controller working with Steam on Crossover.[1]
Wine Unknown
Parallels Perfect Plays well.[2]


  1. Verified by User:Captcool on 2022-04-02
    Device: MacBook Pro M1 Max 32-Core GPU 64 GB
    OS: macOS 12.3
    Method: CrossOver
    Framerate: >100
  2. Verified by User:Plex123 on 2021-04-10
    Device: MacBook Air M1 2020 8 GB RAM
    OS: macOS 11.3 Beta (20E5196f)
    Method: Windows ARM Build 21343.1000 on Parallels 16.3.2
    Resolution: 2560x1440
    Framerate: 20-80 FPS, mostly around 40-50 FPS
    Controller: Xbox One Controller Bluetooth