What Games Are Coming to MacOS in 2024? Massive Gaming Announcements from Apple at WWDC 2024

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For years, Mac has lagged behind Windows when it comes to gaming capability and developer support.

However, the recent blockbuster announcements at WWDC 2024 signal Apple may finally be prioritizing gaming on its desktop platform.

At the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2024, Apple unveiled an exciting slate of games coming to macOS.

Some of these games are ports of previously released titles, while others will be available on the platform from day one.

Additionally, Apple also announced Game Porting Toolkit 2, which will make it easier for game developers to port their games over to Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

What Major Game Franchises Are Making the Jump to Mac?

Several major publishers, including Ubisoft, Capcom, Blizzard, and Remedy, have announced their upcoming games for MacOS release.

Here’s the full list announced during WWDC:

  • Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown
  • Assassin’s Creed Shadows
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard – July 2
  • Resident Evil 2 remake
  • World of Warcraft: The War Within
  • Frostpunk 2
  • Palworld
  • Sniper Elite 4
  • RoboCop: Rogue City
  • Control Ultimate Edition
  • Wuthering Waves

Resident Evil

Resident Evil fans will be thrilled to learn that Capcom is bringing both Resident Evil 7 Biohazard (2017) and the Resident Evil 2 Remake (2019) on macOS, iPad, and iPhone.

  1. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard will be released on July 2 on the iPhone 15 Pro series and Apple silicon-powered iPads and Macs.
  2. Resident Evil 2 Remake is “currently in development

Previously, Capcom titles like Resident Evil 4 and Village, joined the platform back in September 2023.


Ubisoft is also bringing its upcoming blockbuster Assassin’s Creed: Shadows to Mac along with Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown.

Shadows is launching in November 2024, while The Lost Crown is launching on December 3, 2024.

World of Warcraft

If you’re a World of Warcraft devotee, the next major expansion The War Within is also coming to Apple’s desktop platform.

World of Warcraft: The War Within is the tenth expansion pack for the MMORPG after Dragonflight set to be released on August 26, 2024, for PC and macOS.


Mac users will receive native integration for 2024’s major hit, Palworld.

The developer, PocketPair, has announced that Palworld will be available on all Macs with Apple Silicon later this year, incorporating all the excitement of the game, including the additions from the Sakurajima update scheduled for June 27.

Enhancements for an Even Better Gaming Experience

To sweeten the deal, Apple unveiled tech upgrades to improve gaming on macOS:

  • Personalized spatial audio promises more immersive gameplay with reduced latency when using AirPods Pro 2.
  • Game Porting Toolkit 2 aims to streamline the process for game developers to port games to Mac, iPhone, and iPad. Expect expanded APIs and predictive code completion.

The Road Ahead for Mac Gaming

With these announcements and developer tools, it appears Apple is doubling down on cultivating a robust gaming ecosystem for Mac.

Mac gaming may finally be reaching AAA status and gaining legitimacy among hardcore gamers. Only time will tell if Apple can deliver on these promises.

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