Guild Wars 2 Mac Edition

Will Guild Wars 2 be offered in a Mac® version?

Yes. Guild Wars 2 will be offered in both Windows® and Mac versions. The Mac beta version will be available on September 18, 2012 and will allow you to play on the live servers. The Mac release version will be available after testing and optimization have been completed.


What hardware currently can play the beta of the Mac version of Guild Wars 2?

  • Mac OS®X 10.7.X or later
  • Intel® Core™ i5 or better
  • 4 GB Ram or better
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 320M, ATI Radeon™ HD 6630M, Intel HD 3000 or better
  • 25 GB available HDD space
  • Broadband Internet Connection
  • Keyboard and Mouse

*The Mac beta version of Guild Wars 2 runs well on the below machines or better. Your results may vary if you’ve upgraded or changed your Mac hardware or are running on lower hardware specifications.

  • iMac 21.5", 27" (Mid-2010)
  • iMac 21.5", 27" (Mid-2011)
  • MacBook Pro 15", 17" (Mid-2010)
  • MacBook Pro 13", 15", 17" (Early and Late-2011)
  • MacBook Pro 13", 15", 17" (Mid-2012)
  • Mac Mini (Mid-2011)


What Mac OS will Guild Wars 2 support?

We will be supporting both Lion and Mountain Lion versions of Mac OS X.


How do I get the Mac client?

You can download the Mac beta client from the Account Management page.


Will I need to buy different versions of Guild Wars 2 for Windows and Mac?

No. If you purchase Guild Wars 2, you may download both clients and play on Windows and/or Mac, as you desire. If you’ve purchased a physical version of Guild Wars 2, you’ll need to go to account management to download the client since Windows installation discs are not compatible with a Mac.


Will Mac and Windows players be able to play together on the same world?

Windows and Mac beta players will be able to play together on any available Guild Wars 2 world.


When will the retail Mac version of Guild Wars 2 be released?

The release date for the Mac version of Guild Wars 2 will be based on the results of tester input.


Is there an additional charge if I want to play on both Windows and Mac?

No. Once you purchase Guild Wars 2, you can play on both Windows and Mac beta versions without a subscription fee and without an additional fee.


Is there a forum for Mac technical support issues?

Yes. Please post your feedback and issues in the Mac Section of the Guild Wars 2 Forums.


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