Hogwarts Legacy has been on everyone’s lips since its launch day. Set in the 1800s, long before the events in the Harry Potter franchise, the game features an immersive wizarding world for players to discover. Many secrets and mysteries are waiting to be uncovered during a 60-hour-long campaign.
You may wonder if you can play Hogwarts Legacy on a Mac device. We will find out in this guide. The section below will show you how to play Hogwarts Legacy on Mac (Intel, M1, and M2 chips).
First, Is Hogwarts Legacy Available for Mac?
The answer is No. Hogwarts Legacy is currently unavailable for a Mac machine. The game is now on PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC, with the last-gen version coming in April 2023.
So, Can I Play Hogwarts Legacy on my Mac?
Yes, you can still play Hogwarts Legacy on a Mac machine using several methods and workarounds, depending on which Mac model you use.
Can I Play Hogwarts Legacy on my M1/M2 Macs?
Yes, you can play Hogwarts Legacy on a Mac running Apple’s Silicone chip. Cloud streaming is the only way to play the game on an M1/M2 Mac. A few cloud streaming services like Boosteriod or OneCast allow you to stream the game to your Mac.
It’s worth noting that you can only play the Xbox version of Hogwarts Legacy with One Cast on your Mac. So, if you want to play the PlayStation through One Cast, you are out of luck.
Can I Play Hogwarts Legacy On a Mac Using Parallels?
Parallels is one of the best software for installing a virtual machine on M1/M2 Macs. However, Hogwarts Legacy won’t work on a virtual machine as the Denuvo anti-cheat software powers it.
Can I Play Hogwarts Legacy on a Mac Using GeForce Now?
The answer is No. Hogwarts Legacy is currently not available to play through GeForce Now. There is no word on when the game will hit the cloud gaming service, so let’s wait and see.
Can I Play Hogwarts Legacy on a Mac With Boosteroid?
Boosteroid is a cloud gaming service that allows you to stream hundreds of games to your Mac. However, one of its drawbacks is its limited number of servers, meaning you will experience lags and frame drops while playing the game.
How to Play Hogwarts Legacy on Mac with Boot Camp
Installing Windows 10 through Boot Camp on Mac is the only way to play Hogwarts Legacy on your Mac. Boot Camp is only available for Macs with Intel chips.
It’s worth mentioning that Hogwarts Legacy is a demanding game, so you will need a Mac with good specs to handle it. We recommend you have a Mac model 2015 or later with at least 85GB of hard drive space.
If you want to install Windows using Boot Camp on your Mac, check out our comprehensive guide here. Once you have installed Windows 10 using Boot Camp, you can buy the game on Stream or from the Epic Game store.