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Life Is Strange: True Colors

From AppleGamingWiki, the wiki about gaming on M1 Apple silicon Macs
Life Is Strange: True Colors
Life Is Strange: True Colors cover
Deck Nine
Square Enix
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
September 9, 2021
macOS N/A
iPadOS N/A
tvOS N/A
Metacritic 81
OpenCritic 81
Series Life Is Strange
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Life Is Strange: True Colors on IGDB
Life Is Strange: True Colors on Wikipedia

General information

Steam Community Discussions

macOS Compatibility

Compatibility layer Rating Notes
CrossOver Perfect With the fix described below, runs well with no major issues. Stutters a bit after autosaves and loading, but that seems to be all.
Parallels Playable Playable with minor stuttering and fps drops. No texture issues spotted, but flickering possible.


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam Game available through Steam.
Error: OS 'windows' not found in infobox
See PCGamingWiki for Windows and/or Linux availability.
Black Textures with Crossover[1]

To fix this issue you have to replace libMoltenVK.dylib located in /Applications/ with this one:

This patch is a Proof of Concept fix for UE4 games. Please keep in mind that it might not fix all the texture issues.

Step by step guide:

0. Make sure Crossover is not running

1. Download libMoltenVK.dylib from

2. Copy the downloaded file

3. Navigate to Applications

4. Find Crossover, right click on it and click on Show Package Contents

5. Navigate to Contents -> Shared Support -> Crossover -> lib64

6. Paste the downloaded file here and replace the original one.

7. Start Crossover

8. In the bottle where you have installed Life Is Strange: True Colors make sure you have both Performance Enhanced Graphics and DXVK Backend for D3D11 on.

Voila, Life Is Strange: True Colors should be running fine!


  1. Reference




  1. Verified by User:Yasu on 2023-04-10
    Device: MacBook Pro M1 Max
    OS: macOS 13.3.1
    Method: Windows 11 ARM Version 22H2 on Parallels 17
    Resolution: 1920x1080
    Settings: Default
    Framerate: 20-40 FPS
  2. Verified by User:Yasu on 2023-04-11
    Device: MacBook Pro M1 Max
    OS: macOS 13.3.1
    Method: Crossover 22.1.1
    Resolution: 1920x1080
    Settings: High
    Framerate: 30-60 FPS
  3. Verified by User:loginlogin2 on 2024-05-16
    Device: MacBook M1 Pro 16" 2021 16 GB RAM 16 Core GPU
    OS: macOS 14.4.1 Sonoma
    Method: crossover 24.0.1 version, D3DMetal + MSync
    Game version: steam
    Resolution: 1728x1117
    Settings: Highest
    Framerate: 30 FPS
    Comment: didn't make any fixes and didn't have any issues