Apple’s latest operating system, macOS Sonoma, includes a new Game Porting Tool that makes it easier for game developers to port their Windows games to macOS. The tool provides a set of APIs and documentation that developers can use to create games that run natively on macOS.
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The Game Porting Tool is a significant development for the Mac gaming community. In the past, game developers have been reluctant to port their games to macOS because of the challenges involved in making sure that they work correctly on the platform. The Game Porting Tool removes many of these challenges, making it easier for developers to bring their games to Mac users.
Apple is also making it easier for gamers to play Windows games on macOS by adding support for Steam Play. Steam Play is a feature that allows users to play Steam games that were originally developed for Windows on macOS. Steam Play is currently in beta, but it is expected to be released in full with macOS Sonoma.
The combination of the Game Porting Tool and Steam Play makes it a great time to be a Mac gamer. With these new features, there are more games available to Mac users than ever before.
Here are some of the key features of the Game Porting Tool with Apple macOS Sonoma:
- Support for Vulkan and Metal Graphics APIs
- Support for macOS Catalina and macOS Big Sur
- Documentation and sample code
The Game Porting Tool is available to all developers who have a paid Apple Developer account. To learn more about the Game Porting Tool, visit the Apple Developer website.
Here are some of the games that are currently available on Steam Play:
- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
- Dota 2
- Grand Theft Auto V
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
These are just a few of the many games that are available to Mac users with macOS Sonoma and Steam Play. With these new features, there are more games available to Mac users than ever before.
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