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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

From AppleGamingWiki, the wiki about gaming on M1 Apple silicon Macs

macOS Compatibility

Compatibility layer Rating Notes
CrossOver Unplayable does not run.[1]
Wine Playable [2]
Parallels Playable graphics issue.[3]Playable.[4]

Gameplay videos


  1. Verified by User:Evil1nside on 21-August-2021
    Device: M1 Mac Mini 16GB
    OS: macOS BigSur 11.5.2
    Method: Crossover 21
    Comment: The game only runs with DXVK enabled (otherwise it crashes on start) but the ground textures are missing. Tried different compatibility options, as well as running the game in windowed, or fullscreen. Nothing worked.
  2. Verified by User:UnknownNutrient on 2022-07-13
    Device: 2023 MacBook Pro 16, M2 Max (38 Core GPU), 32GB RAM
    OS: macOS Sonoma Beta 3
    Method: Wine using Whiskey GPTK-but plays in D3D11
    Store: Steam
    Resolution: 1920x1200
    Settings: high
    Framerate: Between 30-60fps while playing (dependent on location and character count); some stuttering during firefights
    Controller: xbox one controller
  3. Apple Silicon Games - last accessed on 2021-04-15
  4. 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