Yes, Path of Exile runs on M1 Macs via Rosetta 2.
And after months been unable to experience this game on M1 Macs, the game has finally been updated to support M1 Macs with Apple Silicon.
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Path of Exile on Mac
On Mac, Path of Exile is a great deal. It features absolutely everything the Windows version of the game does.
|Genre:||RPG||64-Bit Support:||M1 Support:||Rosetta 2|
|Developer:||Grinding Gear Games||API:||Metal||M1 Performance:||Good|
Is Path of Exile worth it? The reviews
As far as free-to-play games go, Path of Exile is an extremely generous game. It offers so much it’s often compared to Diablo 3, a premium game you must $20+ to play, and many consider it even better:
Path of Exile Mac requirements
These are the game’s official Mac requirements:
|Minimum Mac Requirements|
|Processor:||2.6 GHz Intel Core i7|
|Memory:||16 GB RAM|
|Graphics:||AMD Radeon Pro 450 or better|
|Hard Drive:||40 GB|
Note that according to these system requirements, a Mac with integrated graphics should not be able to run it. But we can confirm it’s possible. More on that below.
Path of Exile M1 Mac support
Yes, Path of Exile runs on M1 Macs with Apple Silicon via Rosetta 2.
Last Updated: April 15, 2021:
What is Rosetta 2? Rosetta 2 is a translation process that enables an M1 Mac with Apple silicon to use apps built for Intel-based Macs.
The game was tested on the following M1 Mac:
- 13-inch MacBook Air (2020): Apple M1 chip with 8-core CPU, 8 GB RAM
As you can see below, the game is still exclusively written for Intel-based Macs, which is usually not an issue thanks to Rosetta 2. But the even better news is that developer Grinding Gear Games has promised a native M1 version of the game in a future update.
- MacBook Air: MacOS Big Sur version 11.1
- Path of Exile: Patch 3.13.2
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Path of Exile Mac download
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