PCSX2

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macOS Compatibility

Method Rating Notes
Rosetta 2 Perfect Using TellowKrinkle's version with Metal backend (results may vary depending on the game): https://github.com/tellowkrinkle/pcsx2/releases
Compatibility layer
CrossOver Perfect There's a Vulkan backend beta version that runs fairly well on Crossover: https://github.com/PCSX2/pcsx2/actions/runs/1658545958
Virtualization
Parallels Playable

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References

  1. Verified by [[User:]] on 2021-11-25
    Device: MacBook Pro M1 Max (16 GB/24-Core)
    OS: macOS 12.0.1
    Method: Parallels 17
    Resolution: NA
    Settings: Default (PS2 native resolution)
    Comment: Version 1.6: DirectX 11 works although performance isn't great. OpenGL is unlaunchable. Tried Timesplitters.