Guild Wars 2 Mac Beta Client Released By ArenaNet
There are a number of ways to run the Windows version of Gulid Wars 2 on your Mac, but mac users might be interested to learn that a native Guild Wars 2 client has now been released in a beta version.
The new Guild Wars 2 beta release for Mac is the first time the franchise has moved away from Windows, and anyone who has already purchased the Windows version of the game now has free access to the Mac version as well.
The new Mac Guild Wars 2 client has been developed in partnership with Transgaming, who’s technology has helped the likes of Eve Online and others to port games to the Mac environment. ArenaNet explains
“Bringing Guild Wars 2 to the Mac is huge for us, because it introduces the game to an entire group of players who are often ignored by game developers,”-”The ability to play together with your friends is one of the underlying principles of Guild Wars 2, and providing a Mac client means that friends and guildmates can play together regardless of what operating system they favor.”
Here are the minimum specifications required to play Guild Wars 2 Beta Mac Client:
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
The Mac Beta is available to anyone who has purchased or purchases Guild Wars 2. All you need is an active Guild Wars 2 account to download the Mac Beta client. Just log in to account.guildwars2.com and click Download Client to get started.
Source: Guild Wars