Final Fantasy XIV

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macOS Compatibility

Method Rating Notes
Rosetta 2 Perfect Playable.[1]
Compatibility layer
CrossOver Perfect Improved performance on both M1 and Intel/Hackintosh machines as well as full mod support. Follow the guide here for setup: https://github.com/seathasky/FF14-MAC_ModSupport [2]
Wine Perfect Improved performance on both M1 and Intel/Hackintosh machines as well as full mod support. Standalone App: https://www.xivmac.com/[3]
Virtualization
Parallels Unknown

Gameplay videos[edit]

References

  1. Final Fantasy XIV on Apple Silicon Games - last accessed on 2021-04-12
    "~45-60 FPS at Standard Settings in game. You must have the game in fullscreen mode and limit FPS to 60 in settings. Otherwise it’ll freeze constantly and cause crashes."
  2. FF14 on MAC w/ Full Mod Support via Crossover 21 - last accessed on 2021-10-31
    "~60-200 FPS in-game for Intel Users w/ dedicated GPU, 50-100+ FPS for M1 users. Game runs x2 better than Mac default launcher. Full mod support after following guide."
  3. XIVOnMac - last accessed on 2022-01-16
    "~60-200 FPS in-game for Intel Users w/ dedicated GPU, 50-100+ FPS for M1 users. Game runs x2 better than Mac default launcher."