How to play Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Collector's Edition on Mac
The next adventure is on the Nintendo Switch console—set on the backs of colossal, living Titans. Discover each Titan’s diverse regions, culture, wildlife, equipment, and hidden secrets. Find, bond with, and command weaponized life forms known as Blades to earn abilities and enhance them. Uncover the history of Alrest and the mystery of its endless ocean of clouds.
The Collector's Edition includes:
- 220 page premium hardbound art book containing beautifully illustrated concept designs and artwork of the characters, landscapes and objects from the game
- Special metal game case, plus game
- A sound selection CD featuring memorable music tracks from the game
First released: Jul 2017
Play Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Collector's Edition on Mac with Parallels (virtualized)
The easiest way to play Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Collector's 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).
Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Collector's 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 Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Collector's Edition like you would on any PC.
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