Apple Gaming Mac In The Works, May Launch In 2020: Report

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  1. mood

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    Apple Gaming Mac In The Works, May Launch In 2020: Report
    Apple may launch a high-end gaming PC in 2020; The PC may cost around $5,000
    December 23, 2019
    https://www.ibtimes.com/apple-gaming-mac-works-may-launch-2020-report-2890831
     
  2. Beyonder

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    5k, sounds about right.

    Also, what a horrible site that is with autoplaying videos with audio.
    Mirror without the nonsense:
    https://outline.com/LNckBC
     
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    I don't get it. Don't you first need top quality games for such a gaming PC? From what I have seen, games on Apple Arcade aren't that advanced.
     
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    I'm guessing top quality games can be ported to macOS. Mac chess isn't so hot. Grand Theft Auto Vampire Zombie Apocalypse may be good on Mac though.
     
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    I am not interested in buying that computer, but I wonder whether it will use AMD or Nvidia GPU. Also I wonder whether OS will include driver from GPU AMD/Nvidio or in-house developed driver. In the past mac OS GPU drivers were not on par with i.e. Nvidia drivers for Windows.
     
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    With so much money on the bank, they could simply buy a company like EA.

    https://www.ea.com/games/library/freetoplay
     
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    The Witcher 4 is in the works, so maybe cd projekt red will port it to mac OS. I think new games and games that are in the works have a highest chance to be ported to mac OS.
     
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    I think Apple want to be more established in the lucrative games market.
     
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    If Apple wants this project to succeed there must be published large variety of games for mac OS.
     
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    I think they're working on it.
     
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    I bet they are. I think they must make many partnerships in videogame industry.
     
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    It would be a logical move for Apple. I doubt there will be similar developments with Linux.
     
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    Valve had similar developments for Gnu/Linux :) This didn't increase dramatically Gnu/Linux popularity, but Steam client for Gnu/Linux and several games are still there and from time to time some new AAA game is created for its users.
     
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    I can only imagine it's all to do with money and development costs. Linux distros are diverse and lack the capital so there isn't sufficient motivation. This shouldn't be a problem with Apple.
     
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    Ecosystem of consumers, store(s) with games, game developers, developers who create tools for game developers, hardware makers especially peripheral devices makers. OS also must include high-quality and high-performance GPU drivers.
     
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    arcade.jpg

    Apple seem to be pushing Arcade a bit.
     
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