How to play Days Gone on Mac

Days Gone is a post-apocalyptic horror game, that created by Epic Game. Post pandemic America, where some people became violent cannibals is full of dangers. Zombie-like creatures are everywhere, your main purpose is to survive and to find the wife. So, you will go through abandoned towns, forests, mountains, and will fight with different monsters. You should try to find weapons everywhere, where it is possible. And conveniently, you have a bike! The game has good reviews but unfortunately doesn’t run on Mac. Read our article below if you need to play Days Gone on Mac.

System Requirements

Minimal Recommended
OS: 64-bit operating system Windows 10 OS: 64-bit operating system Windows 10
Processor: Intel Core i5-2500K@3.3GHz or AMD FX 6300@3.5GHz Processor: Intel Core i7-4770K@3.5GHz or Ryzen 5 1500X@3.5GHz
RAM: 8 GB RAM: 16 GB
Video card: AMD Radeon™ R9 270X; NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960 Video card: AMD Radeon™ RX Vega 56; NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660
DirectX: from 11 version DirectX: from 11 version
Disc space: 70 GB Disc space: 70 GB (SSD)

Play Days Gone on Mac with Parallels

running me day gone on mac parallels

Days Gone game requires lots of PC resources, but if you have a powerful Mac computer (iMac, iMac Pro, or Mac Pro) Parallels Desktop can be a solution. This is software for Windows virtualization on Mac with the full support of DirectX and GPUs. It allows you to 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 the Days Gone game on Mac.

Download Parallels Desktop

Play Days Gone on Mac with Vortex.gg or Nvidia Geforce Now

Update 1: Nvidia Geforce Now supports Days Gone! Now you can enjoy the game on an old Windows PC, Mac, Nvidia Shield, even on Chromebook and Android!

Update 2: Vortex will start supporting Days Gone soon! Play the advanced game on an old Windows PC, Mac and Android!

If you have an old Mac or it cannot satisfy Days Gone game system requirements, there is an easy 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 may have Days Gone in their game catalog soon, and you can play on any Mac computer (starting from MacOS 10.10) and even Android!

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Play Days Gone on Mac with BootCamp

This method is simple but time-consuming. If your Mac meets all system requirements above, this is probably the best way to play Days Gone for now. 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 a minimum of 64 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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