Unfortunately, there’s no version of Apex Legends for Mac but the good news is, there is an easy way to play it on a Mac.

As long as you have an iMac from late 2012 onwards or a MacBook Pro from mid 2012 onwards, you can easily install Apex Legends on a Mac.

Note however that if you really want to enjoy Apex Legends on your Mac at its maximum performance level we strongly recommend getting an eGPU unit for your Mac.

An eGPU vastly enhances the graphics capability of your Mac and will allow you to play games like Apex Legends at their maximum frame rate, just as if you were using a PC.

This means no lag or jerky graphics due to limited frame rates.

An eGPU will even allow older Macs to play Apex Legends that don’t have the NVIDIA GeForce card installed.

eGPUs also allow you to enjoy VR and AI applications by allowing you to use a VR headset with your Mac.

Whether or not you decide to get an eGPU, you’ll need to install Windows on your Mac first.

There are various ways to install Windows on your Mac but we recommend using Parallels for Mac because it’s by far the easiest and allows you to run macOS and Windows 10 at the same time.

Even better, nowadays you can install Windows 10 on a Mac for free – you only have to purchase it from Microsoft if you want to customize it.

If you don’t have an eGPU, the important thing is your Mac must have an NVIDIA GeForce GT 650 card or higher. You can check if yours does or not here.

Once you’ve installed Windows on your Mac, simply download EA Origin in Windows and then search for Apex Legends in the Origin Store.

apex legends for mac - origin store

Note that if you don’t have an eGPU, you will notice some performance issues playing Apex Legends on a Mac.

There will be some lag and frame rate issues but it is definitely playable.

To improve performance we recommend going into the Apex Legends graphics settings and setting them all to low and reducing the resolution to 1280×720.

The maximum frame rate you can expect is about 50fps but it should average around 25-30fps which is definitely playable.

You can watch Apex Legends running on a Mac below.

If you have any questions, problems or suggestions playing it on your Mac, let us know in the comments.

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