You all have played Online Multiplayer games on PC, But did you try playing on M1 Mac? Here in this Post, we will see Performance about playing PC games on M1 Mac and how you can play games such as – CSGO, Fortnite and Minecraft without any difficulties.
So the Main question is can you play PC games on a mac M1 ? is the M1 mac good for gaming and so on?
The solution to this question is yes, you can play games easily on the mac just like PC, with some limitations as well. If you are reading this, and want to play games and confused between PC and Mac then you should definitely go with the PC, this is clear.
Those who has M1 Mac already, and want to know if their iMac can also run games such as CSGO and Fortnite then you are good to read.
Can M1 MAC play games?
Yes, like PC games iMac can be also used to play games such as Fortnite, CSGO and Minecraft. However, Only Few games are supported with the Mac. You can check supported games for iMac here.
What games work on M1 Macs?
There are plenty of games which can be run on the M1 chip based iMacs, check out some cool games which you can try on your M1 Mac easily.
iMac Specifications (Base Model)
Here is the Base Model of iMac which comes with some of the prettiest display by Apple which is 24 inch in size, and comes with 4.5k retina screen, which makes the screen really awesome. Having a M1 Chipset inside. Other Few Specifications are below –
- 256GB storage¹
- 8GB unified memory
- 24-inch 4.5K Retina display²
- 8 Core CPIU
- 7 Core GPU
- Apple M1 Chip
Do we need Separate External Devices?
You cannot play any games comfortably with the basic iMac mouse and Keyboard, so get some really nice gaming keyboard and a mouse which really works well with this.
Also in iMac you dont have a normal storage connector, so you will definetly need to get yourself some external storage for the games and USB dongle as the iMac only have USB C and Thunderbolts Ports included.
The apple iMac is also powerful but has some bit of limitations and lack of game compatibility whereas the PC are specially meant for gaming and there is no doubt on that.
Getting Started Epic Games Launcher on iMac
Most of the games which are supported are from Epic Games. Epic games launcher consists of many games into it, you can just get any supported game from there and use it.
To get the list of Supported games with iMac (M1 Chip) : Click here
To Get the Epic Games Launcher, simply go to the Official Epic games website, and click download just right above on the screen. then simply install the .dmg file directly, then After installing the file go to the desktop and Eject “Epic games Launcher” by right clicking on it.
Installing Games on iMac
Here we checked three common games which are most famous in the games list, checkout the performance report for the games like Fortnite, Minecraft and CSGO on M1 Chip based Mac.
After Installing the Epic games Launcher correctly, you can get any supported games which can run on M1 chip which is provided above. So check your supported Free games and download it directly from the Epic games store.
Fortnite (4K Resolution)
Running Fortnite on iMac with Low Settings, 3840x2160p Resolution gives us some playable FPS which comes around 60 FPS while jumping and landing.
Fortnite (1080p Resolution)
Running Fortnite Low Settings with resolution 1920x720p resolution gives around some really playable FPS which is varied between 90 to 100 FPS while landing and Jumping.
2) Playing Minecraft on Mac M1
Minecraft is also one of the best survival PC/ Mobile game which can be playable easily on iMac with more than 60FPS with medium settings as you can see on the image above . Playing Minecraft on iMac is easy and does not take high CPU usage just like other Multiplayer games.
Minecraft is unquestionably available on the Mac! If you go to the game’s download page and pick “Mac” under the “Desktop” section, you’ll see this.
Although there are several variations between the desktop version of Minecraft and the iPad version (known as Minecraft Pocket Edition), the game’s core is the same. The desktop version of Multiplayer is unquestionably accessible.
3) Running CSGO on Mac M1
CSGO can be also playable on Mac if you do follow some working methods as provided below. Check out the video on CSGO on iMac and it is pretty easy to use.
So that was all abou Play Windows Games on Mac M1, which is not recommended to use but if you do, its not that much bad. So get yourself a better PC instead of gaming on iMac which is ten times better and compatible to many other games.