How to play BS Super Mario USA: Power Challenge - Dai-4-kai on Mac

Game summary

The fourth and final episode of BS Super Mario USA: Power Challenge. BS Super Mario USA is a direct sequel to Super Mario Bros. 2 for the Satellaview, an add-on for the Super Famicom. It was the first Mario platformer game to make use of the Satellaview's Soundlink features. The gameplay and levels are essentially the same as the SNES version of Super Mario Bros. 2, but with numerous added features and a new plot, presented as a sequel to the original game. Dramas by voice actors are also featured, the cast is: Toru Furuya as Mario, Mariko Mukai as Peach / Princess Toadstool, Ichirota Miyakawa as Luigi, Nanae Sumitomo as Kinopio / Toad, and "Mr. Lady" as Catherine / Birdo.

Play BS Super Mario USA: Power Challenge - Dai-4-kai on Mac with Parallels (virtualized)

The easiest way to play BS Super Mario USA: Power Challenge - Dai-4-kai on a Mac is through Parallels, which allows you to virtualize a Windows machine on Macs. The setup is very easy and it works for Apple Silicon Macs as well as for older Intel-based Macs.

Parallels supports the latest version of DirectX and OpenGL, allowing you to play the latest PC games on any Mac. The latest version of DirectX is up to 20% faster.

Our favorite feature of Parallels Desktop is that when you turn off your virtual machine, all the unused disk space gets returned to your main OS, thus minimizing resource waste (which used to be a problem with virtualization).

BS Super Mario USA: Power Challenge - Dai-4-kai installation steps for Mac

Step 1
Go to and download the latest version of the software.
Step 2
Follow the installation process and make sure you allow Parallels in your Mac’s security preferences (it will prompt you to do so).
Step 3
When prompted, download and install Windows 10. The download is around 5.7GB. Make sure you give it all the permissions that it asks for.
Step 4
Once Windows is done installing, you are ready to go. All that’s left to do is install BS Super Mario USA: Power Challenge - Dai-4-kai like you would on any PC.
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