Batman: Arkham City is a 2011 action-adventure video game developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. macOS users can rejoice as the Batman: Arkham City for macOS version has finally been updated to 64-Bit.
Feral Interactive, that handles a lot of macOS ports has announced today that Batman: Arkham City has been updated to 64-bit. The game can now make use of Feral’s latest code libraries and polish from Apple’s Metal graphics API.
This will also bring performance boosts to all supported operating systems as well. If your system is updated to macOS 10.14 Mojave, you can get the update from both the Mac App Store or Steam.
Here’s what the new update brings
Updates the game from 32-bit to 64-bit
Uses the Metal graphics API instead of OpenGL
Adds functionality for connecting the game to a Calico account
Removes functionality for connecting the game to a Game Center account
Fixes a number of minor issues
Gaming on macOS has always been pretty slow and troublesome. The lack of support from developers, the difference in architecture and compatibility issues have been a hurdle for Mac systems to be used as gaming systems.
Batman: Arkham City
By now, there’s a good chance you’ve already played this masterpiece, as it’s been around 8 years since the game came out on PC and last generation consoles. The game has been re-released on current generation consoles as a bundle. If you’re a Mac user who never got to play this gem, now is the best time to get it and finally play what is truly the ultimate Batman experience.