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Alien: Isolation

is playable on Apple Silicon Macs via Steam


Performance Reports

device playable environment api fps resolution settings notes
๐Ÿ’ป MacBook Air M1 8GB yes Rosetta 2 7-12 FPS 1440 ร— 900 Multiple graphical settings from low to high and resolutions from 1024 x 768 upwards Very slow and blurry, only 7-12 FPS, Effectively unplayable reddit Steam
๐Ÿ’ป MacBook Air M1 8GB (7 GPU) yes Rosetta 2 1440 ร— 900 Everything low or off, but you can get away with leaving some on Seems playable, I didn't leave the cryochamber Steam
๐Ÿ–ฅ Mac mini M1 16GB yes Rosetta 2 30 FPS 1920 ร— 1200 Turned everything to โ€œoffโ€ or lowest. At default settings it would run single digit FPS, with everything on low it ran 30+ Lowest settings I got 30+ FPS at all times. With default settings it got ~7 FPS. Steam