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There’s a Grid Legends Mac version on the way

Grid Legends comes to macOS – as a native Apple Silicon title – later this year, courtesy of Feral Interactive.

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Grid Legends comes to macOS – as a native Apple Silicon title – later this year, courtesy of Feral Interactive.

There are a lot of video game press conferences floating about at the moment – we are in the (what-would-have-been) E3 window – so expect to see lots of video game announcements.

One please you might not expect to see video game announcements is the Apple WorldWide Developers Conference, or WWDC for short.

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But thanks to Feral Interactive, the specialist publisher hell-bent on bringing as many games as possible to Mac and Linux platforms, there was a noteworthy announcement: There’s a Grid Legends Mac version on the way.

Why was Grid Legends‘ Mac release featured at Apple’s WWDC event? Because the game is revealed as a “native Apple Silicon” title.

And what does that mean? According to the press release from Feral:

“Native to Apple Silicon, Grid Legends will take full advantage of the cutting-edge M1 chipsets that power modern Macs – a perfect fit to showcase the exhilarating speed, fantastic looks and irresistible handling of Grid’s expansive roster of real-world cars.”

So basically you’ll be able to play Grid Legends on a Mac with Apple’s own M1 chipsets, and won’t need a discrete graphics card.

The idea of gaming on Mac used to be something of a punchline, but with news like this – with the constant effort from specialists like Feral to support the ecosystem, with the original developer (Codemasters) and publisher (EA) also getting behind it – makes playing games on Mac seem like a more viable option with each passing year.

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The Grid Legends Mac version will release on the App Store later this year.


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