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How to play Craftopia on a Mac

Is it possible to play Craftopia on Mac?

Craftopia is a multiplayer survival game, that combine different game genres. For example, you can hunting and farming in this game! It was recently developed and published by POCKET PAIR, Inc. and is available only for Windows. But what about Mac OS? Despite there are no Mac version, many maciontosh users says that, it is possible to run Craftopia on Mac OS (including MacOS Catalina, or on newer versions). In the article below we will try show how to run Craftopia on Mac.

System Requirements

Minimal Recommended
Windows 7/8/10 64-bits Windows 7/8/10 64-bits
Processor: Intel Core i3 3220 @ 3.3GHz or AMD FX-4130 @ 3.8Ghz. Processor: Intel Core i5
RAM: 6 GB RAM: 8 GB
Video card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 (2 GB), AMD Radeon HD 7870 (2 GB) or Intel HD 520. Video card: NVIDIA GTX 970 (4 GB) or AMD Radeon RX 480 (4 GB)
DirectX: from 12.0 version DirectX: from 12.0 version
Disc space: 40 GB GB Disc space: 40 GB GB

Play Craftopia on Mac with Parallels

how to run Craftopia by using Parallels

Craftopia requires some PC resources, you can run it by using Parallels. This is software for Windows virtualization on Mac with the full support of DirectX and GPUs. It allows you to install you have a decent Mac configuration you can install Windows 10 on Mac with a couple of clicks and switch between MacOS and Windows instantly. You can run Windows just like on a regular PC, install Steam and enjoy Craftopia game on Mac.

Download Parallels Desktop

Play Craftopia on Mac with Vortex.gg or Nvidia Geforce Now

If you have an old Mac or it cannot fully satisfy Craftopia game system requirements, there is a potential solution. Cloud gaming provides you sufficient cloud resources for a fixed fee. All you need is a small client program and a good internet connection starting from 15 Mbits/s. There are several great services, that provide such an opportunity, among the best are Vortex.gg and Nvidia Geforce Now. Both services haven’t Craftopia in their game catalog. But the level of interest is relatively high, so, who knows, maybe you will play on Mac computer soon?

Try Vortex Gaming Try Geforce Now

Play Craftopia on Mac with BootCamp

This method is simple but time-consuming. You need to set up a dual boot of Windows and Mac via BootCamp. BootCamp allows users to choose the system to work in on startup, however, you won’t be able to switch between systems like in Parallels. You will need to reboot your machine every time you switch from Mac to Windows and vice versa. Remember that Mac is just a computer, that uses common processors, RAM, disks, and other components. So you can install Windows on Mac by allocating disc space of minimum 50 Gb (to be able to run Windows and a couple of games). To set up Windows via BootCamp, please, do the following:

For OS X El Capitan 10.11 or later

Mention, that for MacOS versions prior to OS X El Capitan 10.11 you will need to create bootable Windows USB.

  1. Download Windows ISO file
  2. Open Boot Camp Assistant (Go to Applications > Utilities)
  3. Define the Windows partition size choose downloaded Windows ISO file
  4. Format Windows partition and go through all Windows installation steps
  5. When Windows boots for the first time follow on-screen instructions to install Boot Camp and Windows support software (drivers)

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