How to play Middle-earth: Shadow of War - The Desolation of Mordor on Mac
The Desolation of Mordor Story Expansion includes:
New Story campaign
New Side missions featuring Torvin
New Human Mercenaries and Bodyguards
New Region of Mordor - The Desert of Lithlad
New Beasts: Were-wyrms
Play as Baranor, the Captain of the Tower from Minas Ithil, and travel deep behind enemy lines in the Eastern Deserts of Mordor.
Raise an Easterling Army to open a new front in the Shadow War.
Rendezvous with Torvin, the epic Dwarven Hunter, who journeyed deep into the Desolation of Mordor in pursuit of the legendary Were-wyrms.
First released: May 2018
Play Middle-earth: Shadow of War - The Desolation of Mordor on Mac with Parallels (virtualized)
The easiest way to play Middle-earth: Shadow of War - The Desolation of Mordor 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).
Middle-earth: Shadow of War - The Desolation of Mordor 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 Middle-earth: Shadow of War - The Desolation of Mordor like you would on any PC.
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