Gaming through virtualization on an Apple Silicon Mac gets better with every version of the company’s M1 Mac.
Back in August, we’ve tested games in Parallels Desktop, a popular one Virtualization software, to a M1 Mac minito see how certain games would go. We were surprised by the results. Many would run at almost full speed in frame rate while others would run at unplayable speed.
With the announcement of the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, we were excited to see how the same games we tried out in August would fare on the new MacBook Pro models.
When I upgraded to one M1 Pro MacBook Pro 14-inch in November I decided to try out the same games from August to see if there had been any significant improvement already.
Grand Theft M1 Pro
Since Apple silicon chips run on a different architecture than Intel and AMD, apps must be rewritten on macOS in order to take full advantage of the M1 chip. While Apple offers an app called Rosetta 2 to emulate apps that haven’t yet …