Dark Souls II: Scholar of The First Sin

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macOS Compatibility

Compatibility layer Rating Notes
CrossOver Perfect Beat the game + DLC. Had one crash once during loading and had FPS drop during one long gaming session that required a restart. May require some tinkering with settings but it's running close to perfect on my machine. [1]

Another user says: Decent frame rate while idling, but as soon as the character moves the frame rate drops to <5 fps[2]
Wine Unknown
Virtualization
Parallels Playable Playable.[3]

References

  1. Verified by User:pigzig on 16 Mar 2022
    Device: Macbook Pro M1 Max 32 GB RAM 32 GPU Cores
    OS: MacOS Monterey
    Method: Crossover 21.1
    Framerate: 50-60
    Comment: Beat the game + DLC. Had one crash once during loading and had FPS drop during one long gaming session that required a restart.- May require some tinkering with settings but it's running close to perfect on my machine.
  2. Verified by User:iddqd on 28 Nov 2021
    Device: Macbook Pro M1 Max 32 GB RAM 32 GPU Cores
    OS: MacOS Monterey
    Method: Crossover 21.1
    Framerate: 5
    Comment: Decent frame rate while idling, but as soon as the character moves the frame rate drops to <5 fps
  3. Verified by User:gp on 7 Sep 2021
    Device: Mac M1 16 GB RAM
    OS: Windows 11 (latest Insider ISO)
    Method: Parallels 17
    Comment: Great frame rates, poor graphical rendering