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User:Swissmacuser

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

Hello there 👋

Casual gamer since 1993. Blogging since 2006 about macOS, tech stuff, and Mac gaming on Swiss Mac User  - Swiss. macOS. Tech. Blog.. Also active on X (Twitter), and contributing on GitHub.

Created a native Games folder icon for macOS Finder.


My Games compatibility list

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What I play how

Best compatibility of Games on my Mac
Game  Native macOS ✖️ CrossOver 🥃 Whisky 🧬 VMWare Fusion
Aliens: Fireteam Elite
(Steam)
❌ stopped working after a crash ✔️ ø 25 FPS ✅ ø 45 FPS
BioShock: The Collection
(Steam)
✅
Black Mesa
(Steam)
❌ unplayable 5 FPS ✅ ø 70 FPS
Blazing Sails
(Epic Games Launcher)
✅ ø 27 FPS
Diablo II: Resurrected
(Battle.net Launcher)
✅ ø 60 FPS ❌ Unsupported Graphics Drivers
Devil Daggers
(Steam)
✅ ø 120 fps
Doom 3 ✅ Guide, 120 FPS (cap)
Doom Eternal
(Steam)
❌ Unsupported Host architecture: ARM64 ❌ Graphics Adapter: Unsupported Drivers
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
(Epic Games Launcher)
❌ Unsupported Host architecture: ARM64
Halo: The Master Chief Collection
(Steam)
✅ DXVK (good FPS, no menu glitch)
✔️ D3DMetal (high FPS, missing menus)
❌ Unsupported Host architecture: ARM64
Hellbound
(Steam)
❌ slow ø FPS / Low resolution needed ✅
Half-Life Anthology ✅ Xash3D-FWGS Mac Source Port, 120 FPS ✅ ø 120 FPS ✅ ø 120 FPS
Killing Floor 2
(Steam)
✅ ø 35 FPS
Myth II: Soulblighter ✅ ø 120 FPS
Quake I ✅ ø 120 FPS
Quake II Remastered
(Steam)
✅ ø 60 FPS ✅ ø 60 FPS
Quake III Arena ✅ ø 105 FPS
The Settlers II: History Edition
(Ubisoft Connect)
✅ ø 120 FPS
Return to Monkey Island
(Steam)
❌ Requires DirectX 12 or Vulkan
Serious Sam Fusion 2017
(Steam)
✅ 60 FPS (v-sync, windowed only)
Splitgate
(Steam)
✔️ many FPS drops, occasional kicks by anticheat
StarCraft Remastered
(Battle.net Launcher)
✅ ø 120 FPS
Tomb Raider I-III Remastered
(Steam)
❌ Wine crashes ✅ 60 FPS (cap) ❌ Open GL crash
Unreal Tournament ✅ ø 120 FPS
Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne ✔️ ✅ ø 120 FPS
Wolfenstein (2009) (unplayable Audio stuttering & loops causing high CPU) ✅ ø 50 FPS
WRATH: Aeon of Ruin
(Steam)
✅ Wrathplaces Mac Source Port, 60 FPS (cap) ✅ 120 FPS cap ✅ 120 FPS cap
Best compatibility of Apps on my Mac
Game Native macOS CrossOver Whisky VMWare Fusion
Battle.net ✅ (Mac Games only) ✅ ✅
Epic Games Launcher ✅ (Mac Games only) ❌ ✅
Steam ✅ (Mac Games only) ✅ ✅ ✅
Ubisoft Connect n/a ✅ ✅