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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO)

is playable on Apple Silicon Macs via Steam


rated 83 on Metacritic


Performance Reports

device playable environment api fps resolution settings notes
🖥 M1: Mac mini 8GB yes 2560x1440 AUTO:HIGH butter smooth, no glitches, audio and video working like a pc, I had to wait to update to MacOS Big Sur 11.1 and update Steam and use the beta version of CS:GO .. but then it work every time.. Steam
💻 MacBook Air M1 8GB yes Rosetta 2 60 FPS 1920 × 1200 High Runs very smoothly at 60 FPS, The laptop temperature goes high after playing for long period of time which will cause FPS drops (This doesn't happen when on medium settings). Steam
💻 MacBook Pro 13" M1 16GB yes Rosetta 2 50-80 FPS 1920x1080 everything medium, 4x MSAA, bilinear FXAA 50-80FPS Steam
🖥 Mac mini M1 8GB yes Rosetta 2 30-60 FPS get Big Sur 11.1 beta, wait until black screen passes (see source) youtube Steam