MacHow2 uses affiliate links. Please check our Advertising Disclosure for more info.

New World For Mac is not available on Steam but here we explain how to play New World on a Mac.

New World is a popular Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) that was released on 28th of September 2021 by Amazon Games on Windows PCs.

In New World you play the role of an adventurer exploring the mystical island of Aeternum in the Atlantic Ocean.

You must join one of three factions and form groups of up to five other people to explore the huge island.

However, there’s no Mac version of New World so you need to use additional software to play New World on a Mac.

How To Play New World On Mac

The best way to play New World on a Mac is to install Parallels.

Parallels is a virtual environment that allows you to run Windows alongside macOS so that you can use Windows only games and applications on a Mac.

You can choose to install either Windows 10 on a Mac or Windows 11 on a Mac using Parallels and it’s incredibly easy to setup and use.

Although there are other ways to run Windows on a Mac, using Parallels is the only way to play New World on a Mac that definitely works and is the best way to play the game on a Mac.

Once You’ve install Windows on your Mac using Parallels, all you need to do is go to the Steam store in Windows and purchase New World.

play new world on mac - parallels

Does New World Work on M1 Macs?

Although you can also install Windows on M1 Macs using Parallels, unfortunately it only works with what’s known as Windows for ARM which does not support Steam.

Therefore, unfortunately there’s no way to play New World on M1 Macs at the moment.

Will New World Be Released For Mac?

The developers of New World say they have no plans in the foreseeable future to release New World on Mac.

About The Author


MacHow2 is devoted to helping you get the most of of your Mac. We're passionate about all things Mac whether it's helping users with software recommendations or solving technical problems. If you've got any comments about this article, get involved by leaving a comment below. You can also contact us directly using the contact form at the top of the site. Please note that in the interests of transparency, MacHow2 may sometimes receive compensation from link clicks or vendors.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Subscribe to MacHow2!

Sign up to get reviews, tutorials and special offers on Mac software!