Elden Ring

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Elden Ring
Elden Ring cover
Developers
FromSoftware
Publishers
Bandai Namco Entertainment
Japan FromSoftware
Release dates
macOS February 25, 2022
Reception
Metacritic 95
OpenCritic 96
IGDB 97
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General information

Official Discord server
Official Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

macOS Compatibility

Compatibility layer Rating Notes
CrossOver Unplayable Crashes during startup.[1]
Virtualization
Parallels Unplayable Refuses to run.[2]

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate
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Deluxe Edition also available.
macOS
Gamesplanet
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Deluxe Edition also available.
macOS
Green Man Gaming
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Deluxe Edition also available.
macOS
Humble Store
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Deluxe Edition also available.
macOS
Steam
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Deluxe Edition also available.
macOS
All versions require Template:DRM.

Version differences[edit]

The Deluxe Edition contains the base game as well as digital artbook and soundtrack.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Issue[edit]

Game requires Direct3D 12, which is not implemented by any CrossOver or Parallels at time of writing.

References

  1. Verified by User:Captcool on 2022-05-31
    Device: MacBook Pro M1 Max 32-Core GPU 64 GB
    OS: macOS 12.4
    Method: CrossOver 21.2.0.33926
  2. Verified by User:Captcool on 2022-05-31
    Device: MacBook Pro M1 Max 32-Core GPU 64 GB
    OS: macOS 12.4
    Method: Parallels 17.1.2 + Windows 11 21H2