Mass Effect Legendary Edition

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macOS Compatibility

Compatibility layer Rating Notes
CrossOver Perfect full resolution (nearly 4k) ~60 fps, after applying fixes as suggested for DXVK [1]
Wine Unknown
Parallels Perfect Mass Effect 1 and 2 have good framerates at 1280x720 with some stutter, Mass Effect 3 has lower framerates with more stutter but still playable.[2]

Issues fixed[edit]

Won't launch in CrossOver[edit]

Replace launcher with this mod.

No audio in Mass Effect 1[edit]

Delete OpenAL32.dll[3]
  1. Navigate to /Binaries/Win64/
  2. Rename file OpenAL32.dll to OpenAL32.dll.bak, or alternatively delete it


  1. Verified by [[User:]] on 2022-04-22
    Device: macOS 12.5 M1 Max
    Method: CrossOver 21.2
    Store: Origin
    Resolution: 4k
    Settings: Default
    Framerate: Approximately 60 FPS
  2. Verified by User:Andytizer on 2021-06-08
    Device: MacBook Air M1 2020 8 GB RAM
    OS: macOS 11.3.1
    Method: Parallels 16.5 using Windows ARM Build 21390
    Store: Origin
    Resolution: 1280x720
    Settings: All off
    Framerate: Approximately 25-35 FPS
  3. [1] - last accessed on 2021-07-24