Exciting News in the Gaming Industry: Apple Unveils Game-Changing Tools at WWDC, Including Apple Vision Pro and MacBook Air 15!
Today at WWDC, Apple made a significant announcement that has both gamers and Apple enthusiasts buzzing with excitement. In addition to the highly anticipated releases of Apple Vision Pro and the new MacBook Air 15″, they have also unveiled a revolutionary tool called Game Porting Tool. This incredible tool allows Mac users to play almost any Windows game instantly!
On macOS Sonoma, Apple has created a gaming mode that optimizes performance by minimizing resource usage on other applications and maximizing the gaming experience. This means users can enjoy games with the utmost visual and auditory excellence.
But that’s not all! Apple has gone the extra mile by developing a special tool called Game Porting Tool, which enables Mac machines to seamlessly convert DirectX 12 commands into Metal 3. For those unfamiliar, DirectX is a gaming API for Windows, while Metal is the gaming API for Mac.
The result? Game developers can now effortlessly port their Windows games to Mac without the need for extensive modifications or reprogramming. It’s a game-changer for the industry!
Since the unveiling of this tool on the past Monday, many individuals have already started testing and successfully porting Windows games to Mac.
Of course, it is important to note that this usage can be considered similar to a simulator, which may not provide the same level of performance as games natively developed for Mac. However, initial tests conducted by various developers have shown promising performance results right from the start.
Please note that this new system is still in the testing phase and requires at least an M1 chip. However, it is great news for Mac users who have been envious of Windows users’ ability to enjoy a wide range of fun games. It is expected that this new system will be made available to the general public following the full release of macOS Sonoma in Q3 of this year. This is indeed exciting news for all Mac users eagerly awaiting expanded gaming options!