How to play Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker - HD Edition on Mac
Stories tell of a legendary soldier who, with Metal Gear in his command, had once waged war against the world. His name was Naked Snake, a.k.a. Big Boss. Now, in response to a world hungry for answers, the truth behind this legend will finally be told.
Developed by legendary Hideo Kojima -- the mastermind behind the most successful video game tactical-espionage series of all time -- this game lets players take control of the famed Naked Snake at a critical junction in modern history. Advanced co-operative techniques allows multiple players to sneak into the fray and accomplish the mission together.
First released: Nov 2011
Play Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker - HD Edition on Mac with Parallels (virtualized)
The easiest way to play Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker - HD Edition 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).
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker - HD Edition installation steps for Mac
Go to Parallels.com
and download the latest version of the software.
Follow the installation process and make sure you allow Parallels in your Mac’s security preferences (it will prompt you to do so).
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.
Once Windows is done installing, you are ready to go. All that’s left to do is install Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker - HD Edition like you would on any PC.
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