WarHawkIIC Oct 5, 2013 @ 6:24pm
Mac and PC
How limited are the games on a Mac compared to PC and can mac and pc multiplayer together
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Bogo Oct 5, 2013 @ 7:27pm 
:) schweres Thema und kompliziert zu erklären, grop bis ich Crysis spielen kann auf meinem Mac vergehen noch Jahre ,hoff es geht schneller ;)
Erstma auf die neuen rechner warten im nächsten jahr egal ob PC oder Mac kla besonders Mac
wegen der sache BITTE APPLE haha ich glaub schon....

Wer es vor macht ist INTERSTELLAR MARINES von der Grafig Bämmm funzt wie sau auf Meinem iMac
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Chaz Oct 5, 2013 @ 7:40pm 
Dunno what Fritz said, but mainly yes to the multiplayer part. I know there was an issue with Borderlands 2 where Mac and PC couldn't play together due to a different update cycle.

The selection is very limited. Currently less than a third of games available on Steam are compatible with Mac. However there is always Bootcamp.
Mr.Spy Oct 5, 2013 @ 10:57pm 
Mac not good!PC very cool
kris.browne Oct 5, 2013 @ 11:48pm 
Network interplay between mac and pc depends very much on the individual title... The Valve games, and most games that use Steam for their network play, have pretty much perfect interaction, as do the various MMOs that exist on both platforms. Games that use other services for network play, or where second party developers provide the Mac port instead of the original developer, you might see some variations or inconsistencies, but they're becoming increasingly rare.
WarHawkIIC Oct 6, 2013 @ 7:33am 
thank you
DarkRedDiamond Oct 7, 2013 @ 12:25pm 
I play on my mac quit eoften, most bigger games are available on mac as well, Garrys mod, tf2, borderlands 2, Counter strike. So on so if you have a mac its not very limited, but if you want a big variety of games then use PC.
PartyPooperRamon Oct 7, 2013 @ 1:33pm 
i wish all games worked on mac :(
Jim Bond Oct 7, 2013 @ 1:59pm 
you can always install a copy of windows on your mac via bootcamp and truly have the best of both worlds.
kris.browne Oct 7, 2013 @ 2:13pm 
Just in Steam, I have 90 games purchased for Mac, another dozen or so in the App Store, encompassing more hours of play than I will have to offer for a decade. Along with that, more and more of the MMOs available are offered for Mac as well, any one of which can supply countless hours of gaming.

While there may be less games available for Mac, I can't see how there's any real problem with a lack of games.

And with that I'm going to go play Dungeons & Dragons Online.
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Mozart Oct 7, 2013 @ 5:31pm 
Windows usually provides better performance and much wider range of games.
Ken Oct 7, 2013 @ 9:17pm 
Mac is not for gamers
kris.browne Oct 8, 2013 @ 12:43am 
People keep saying that, but I know plenty of people who can spend every minute of free time they have playing games on their Mac.
Oct 8, 2013 @ 12:48am 
Mac could be for gamers, if people wanted it to be.
kris.browne Oct 8, 2013 @ 12:52am 
Yup, easy enough: Turn off your wintendo, and don't buy games from developers who won't release or port to the Mac (preferably to Linux as well, but given the problems in targeting any consistent "linux" I don't blame people for passing on it... SteamOS might alleviate that)
Bogo Oct 8, 2013 @ 5:09am 
Hi, am looking forward to the box, I hope the developers make it suitable for Mac OSX or whatever, I would like that all games can play like (pc's profit) LOL yes please :) and what the box can do everything I need not, why? (because I'm your know what I mean at Apple) haha ok greet, we must wait and hope!!
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