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Left 4 Dead 2

is playable on Apple Silicon Macs via Steam & CrossOver


Performance Reports

device playable environment api fps resolution settings notes
💻 M1: MacBook Air 8GB yes CrossOver

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40-60 FPS 1440 × 900 40-60 FPS reddit Steam
💻 M1: MacBook Air 8GB yes CrossOver

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2560 × 1600 High settings Runs smooth, easily 30fps+. Occasional stuttering but brief, Steam
💻 M1: MacBook Pro 13" 8GB yes CrossOver

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60 FPS 2560 × 1600 Best graphic quality 60Fps Steam
💻 M1: MacBook Pro 13" 16GB yes CrossOver

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1680 x 1050 Mixture of Medium and High Settings Performance is good enough for general play. Frame rate drops when huge horde enters the field of view. However, it is good enough for coop or casual play. Not for competitive versus mode. Steam
🖥 M1: Mac mini 16GB yes CrossOver

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1920 x 1080 Default From the screenshots, around 30 fps in game (drops to 1 when killed) but comes back well before respawn Steam