Genshin Impact is an open-world, action, multiplayer role-playing game created by the Chinese developer, Mihoyo. Since its release, the game has become a popular choice for many online players. Because of its popularity, countless fans are wondering if they can play Genshin Impact on their Mac. So.. can we?

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What makes this game stand out is that, unlike other open-world RPGs that are available, it provides quite innovative gameplay mechanics and an endearing narrative. However, in order to obtain powerful warriors in this free-to-play game, you’ll have to put in some serious work.

Play Genshin Impact on Mac

If you’re wondering if you can play Genshin Impact on a Mac, the answer is yes. Although there is no official Mac version of the game, there are workarounds that can help you run it on a Mac. Using Cloud Gaming services or establishing a virtual machine on your Mac are both viable options.

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Setting up a Windows 10 Boot Camp on your Mac (with Intel chip) will allow you to play Windows games (such as Genshin Impact) on your Mac as if it were a regular Windows PC is the Virtual Machine solution. Third-party software like Parallels can be used to build a Windows environment on Macs with the M1 chip.

Cloud Gaming

On cloud gaming servers, Genshin Impact is currently playable. This ensures that there will be no concerns with compatibility while playing on your Mac, as well as top-notch performance.

  • Create a free account

    • Make sure you have an account with genshin.mihoyo.com before you start playing Genshin Impact. This is vital since cloud gaming services like Boostorid will not allow you to play the game. The official websites are listed below.
    • Please note that after you register, you will notice a link to download Genshin Impact for Windows, which is not compatible with Mac. To play on a Mac, go to step 2 after creating an account.

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  • Register and Play

    • Now all you have to do is sign up for Boosteroid. Select Genshin Impact from their Cloud Gaming Library once you’ve signed up. You can now play the game on your Mac, TV, or mobile device simultaneously.
    • When you register, you will gain free access to more than 70 top-rated games. The cost of a subscription varies based on the package.

Download Genshin Impact

  • To begin, boot your Mac into the Windows 10 partition you created as described above.
  • To download the game, go to this link and click on the Windows version. Don’t forget to register for the game as well.
  • Wait for the download to finish before running the installation file that you just downloaded.
  • To install the game, follow the Installer’s instructions and wait for it to finish.
  • You can now play the game on your Mac after you’ve set up your account and completed the installation.

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