How to play Streets Of Rage 4 – Mr. X Nightmare on Mac

Streets Of Rage 4 – Mr. X Nightmare supports MacOS starting from 10.9 Mavericks, however, if you experience errors and problems running the Mac version of this game, you can use the tutorial below to perfectly run the Windows version on Mac.

Also known as Bare Knuckle IV, Streets Of Rage 4 is a beat’em up video game developed by LizardCube and Guard Crush Games from France. Along with the Mr. X Nightmare DLC, the game continues the long-lasting story of several ex-police who craved to tackle the crime that has been corrupting the streets of America. To finish the job they’ve started back in 1991 a long time ago, players are out to prolong the adventure of courageous avengers. In nutshell, the game has remained the same, with old-school patterns accompanied by new mechanics to play with. A pack of interesting battles against various enemies will keep you entertained throughout the whole game. It is currently available for PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, and Windows platforms with no Mac being around. Fortunately, there is a way to launch it on macOS despite original incompatibility. Scroll down below to learn how.

System Requirements

Minimal Recommended
OS: Windows 7 OS: Windows 7 or newer
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 | AMD Phenom II X4 965 Processor: Intel i5 or better
RAM: 4 GB RAM: 8 GB
Video card: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 | AMD Radeon HD 6670 Video card: NVIDIA GTX 960 / Radeon HD 5750 or better
DirectX: from 9 version DirectX: from 9 version
Disc space: 2 GB Disc space: 4 GB

Play Streets Of Rage 4 – Mr. X Nightmare on Mac with Parallels

play Streets Of Rage 4 - Mr. X Nightmare on mac with parallels

Streets Of Rage 4 – Mr. X Nightmare 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 Streets Of Rage 4 – Mr. X Nightmare game on Mac.

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Play Streets Of Rage 4 – Mr. X Nightmare on Mac with Vortex.gg or Nvidia Geforce Now

Update: Nvidia Geforce Now and Vortex.gg do not support Streets Of Rage 4 – Mr. X Nightmare to the date but due to many requests, it may be added soon! Register and explore cloud gaming now!

If you have an old Mac or it cannot satisfy Streets Of Rage 4 – Mr. X Nightmare game system requirements, there is an easy solution. Cloud gaming provides you with 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 Streets Of Rage 4 – Mr. X Nightmare 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 Streets Of Rage 4 – Mr. X Nightmare 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 Streets Of Rage 4 – Mr. X Nightmare 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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