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World of Warcraft

is playable on Apple Silicon Macs via Blizzard Battle.net App, Blizzard


Performance Reports

device playable environment api fps resolution settings notes
💻 MacBook Air M1 8GB yes Native 80 FPS 3440 × 1440 3440 × 1440, quality level 5 + custom ~80 FPS in Orgrimmar and outside, I recommend capping FPS below what you can get to prevent thermal throttling (like cap at 60 if you get 80), https://twitter.com/nadbmal/status/1332626714430730240 twitter Blizzard
💻 MacBook Pro 13" M1 8GB yes Native Metal 60 FPS 1080p Medium Quality Preset reddit Blizzard
💻 MacBook Pro 13" M1 8GB yes Native Metal 45 FPS 1080p Highest Quality Preset reddit Blizzard
🖥 Mac mini M1 8GB yes Native Metal 30-50 FPS 3440 × 1440 reddit Blizzard
💻 M1: MacBook Air 8GB yes don't know 40 FPS 2880x1800 5 on graphics smooth 40 FSP, It has a cyclical variation in resolution or brightness. Blizzard Battle.net App
💻 MacBook Air M1 8GB yes Native Metal 60 FPS graphics on 4 The Fanless MBA would throttle at wow graphics 5 & above after maybe 15minutes and would stay Low (FPS from 60 to 20s) very jerky and unplayable. Stable 60 FPS if settings 4 or below. reddit Blizzard
💻 MacBook Air M1 8GB yes Native Metal 60 FPS 1600 × 900 graphics on 7 8 GPU MacBook Air, while playing a Youtube video on MacBook screen (!) twitter Blizzard
💻 MacBook Pro 13" M1 8GB yes Native Metal 60 FPS graphics on 7 reddit Blizzard