Sunday, July 3, 2011
Switching From PC to Mac: Steam
If you're a Steam user worried about compatibility with your PC games, fear not- you will be able to play your games on both platforms. At least, most of them. The bulk of the games like Half-Life 2 and the Orange Box and most mainstream games will transfer. But other games, such as CoD: Black Ops or the majority of CoD games will not work. Neither will the original Half-Life or the first few Doom/Quake games (use DOSBox or Boxer for DOS games). As far as I am concerned though, most gamers will be satisfied with the Mac version of Steam and will find the transition to be easy. All you need to do is sign in to your account, go to your library and redownload the games. Just make sure you have a decent internet connections, because the files are pretty hefty.