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Metro 2033 Redux for Mac

We added not long ago Metro Last Light Redux, now we added Metro 2033 Redux for Mac as well :) This game port works quite well on medium/high-end Macs. I tested the game on my Macbook Pro 2019 and it works similar as Metro Last Light Redux.  When you launch the game the first time after install, it may be a bit “sluggish” and mouse pointer might be stuck, but after adjusting the video resolution (using cursor keys) the mouse issue will be solved from then on (also next launches) and it will be much smoother. When you have a medium end Mac you should lower the settings to have the best user experience.

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Metro 2033 Redux offline backup setup file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the notes of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click: Install
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click: play
9. Enjoy the game!

Game description:
The year is 2033. An entire generation has been born and raised underground, and their besieged Metro Station-Cities struggle for survival, with each other, and the mutant horrors that await outside. You are Artyom, born in the last days before the fire, but raised underground. Having never ventured beyond the city limits, one fateful event sparks a desperate mission to the heart of the Metro system, to warn the remnants of mankind of a terrible impending threat.

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King of Dragon Pass for Mac

Back from the past, King of Dragon Pass has been back into the Porting Kit database. On request we returned the game port to Porting Kit because the native version doesn’t work on Catalina 10.15.x and Big Sur 11.x and up. Play this classic on your Mac on your latest Mac OS :) Have fun!

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the King of Dragon Pass offline backup setup file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the notes of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click: Install
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click: play
9. Enjoy the game!

Game description:
King of Dragon Pass is a game like no other. It combines strategy, adventure, RPG, and civilization sim, but it focuses mostly on storytelling. Each turn the game offers you with a choice to make and the progress of the story depends solely on your decisions. The difference between right and wrong is seldom obvious, but whatever action you take, be ready to face its consequences later. There are virtually limitless ways the story can unfold, so each play-through—whether it’s a quick game or an extended campaign—promises new adventures and plot twists! 

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Witcher 3 – Wild Hunt for Mac

We secretly had it already added to Porting Kit for about 1.5 weeks, but we needed to add a fix in Porting Kit first. Now we have done it just, we can finally officially release it on the blog: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Mac! I tested the game on bot my high end Macbook Pro (intel) 2019 and on Apple Silicon Mac Mini (16 GB) and it works very well!! You need Porting Kit 4 beta to install and play the Witcher game. I also made a video of this one, you have to forgive my clumsiness with all the controls, but you will notice it runs pretty well on my Apple Silicon Mac Mini :)

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt offline backup setup file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the notes of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click: Install
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click: play
9. Enjoy the game!

Game description:
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the RPG epic with a mature, non-linear story that reacts to your decisions, a vast open world with a living ecosystem, dynamic and tactical combat, and stunning visuals, is available on GOG.com!

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Fahrenheit Indigo Prophesy back in Porting Kit

Back from the past, Fahrenheit (Indigo Prophesy) has been back into the Porting Kit database. This way popular adventure game where you have to discover the truth: Why are these victims being killed? What is making people engage in these murders? And who is the mastermind behind it all? This is a unique chance to run from the police and hide from yourself. Welcome to a new form of video game.

The game is tested and works on Apple Silicon Mac and intel Macs and works also on Mac OS Catalina and Big Sur.

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Fahrenheit (Indigo Prophesy) offline backup setup file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the notes of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click: Install
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click: play
9. Enjoy the game!

Game description:
Fahrenheit is a second game made by Quantic Dream – studio responsible for masterpieces such as Omikron: The Nomad Soul and Heavy Rain. All their games were very well received by gamers and Fahrenheit is no exception. With superb story, groundbreaking gameplay, and Hollywood-level narration Fahrenheit (a.k.a. Indigo Propecy) has earned its place as one of the best action adventure games of all time.

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Hitman Absolution for Mac

Yep, we keep them coming…another DXVK game has been ported to Mac: Hitman Absolution for Mac. So If you like the Hitman series, then this one cannot be missed in your collection. I played the first level/tutorial on my Macbook Pro (intel) without issues. You need Porting Kit 4 beta to install and play the Hitman game. Tested the game on Apple Silicon and there it give some sound issues (stutter sound in-game), so for Apple Silicon it needs some improvement.

I also created a video tutorial with some gameplay which you can watch below.

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Hitman Absolution offline backup setup file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the notes of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click: Install
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click: play
9. Enjoy the game!

Game description:
Hitman Absolution follows the Original Assassin undertaking his most personal contract to date. Betrayed by the Agency and hunted by the police, Agent 47 finds himself pursuing redemption in a corrupt and twisted world. 

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Freedom Fighters for Mac

Another DXVK game has been ported to Mac: Freedom Fighters for Mac. I tested Freedom Fighters also on Apple Silicon and there it works awesome as well. So another awesome game has been added to the Porting Kit Catalog! If you like action games then this one is the way to go. oh, and you need Porting Kit 4 to install and play it.

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Freedom Fighters offline backup setup file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the notes of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click: Install
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click: play
9. Enjoy the game!

Game description:
Freedom Fighters is an intense third-person action game set in an alternate history New York during the invasion of a foreign superpower. Take on the role of Chris Stone, a hard-working plumber, and rise through the ranks of the resistance to prove yourself as a charismatic leader. Liberate supplies, scavenge weapons and use the ‘recruit and command’ system to grow the resistance and lead up to 12 freedom fighters into strategic conflicts throughout the campaign. Travel across the city and complete interconnected missions where your actions in one level affect the battles in another.

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My Memory of Us for Mac

On request we added My Memory of Us to the Porting Kit database. This game port of the My Memory of us adventure brings you to events that are touching and horrifying even now. Let’s go back in time. It all began with a meeting between a boy and a girl who came from two different worlds. For a short time they had good laughs together, taking joy simply from each other’s company. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end. War broke out – the Evil King plundered the city and his robot-soldiers appeared everywhere. Citizens were separated and some of them were marked and forced to move out of their homes and live in a place that was sealed off from the rest of the city by a huge wall. Fortunately the children were not alone – they had each other. Enjoy this adventure! Tested and works nicely in Big Sur 11.x as well.

We always recommend having besides Porting Kit also Crossover as alternative. Crossover is more advanced, supports DX11 and has phone support other features. Crossover makes Porting Kit possible and when purchasing Crossover using the links here you support us with out work with Porting Kit. Get it here…

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the My Memory of Us “offline backup setup” file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the “notes” of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click “Install”
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click “play”!
9. Enjoy the game!

Game description:
What makes My Memory of Us stand out is that the story is told from the perspective of two friends who complete each other. Each of them has their own abilities – she can run fast, he can sneak – but only when they work together as a team can they overcome all adversities. You just want to have fun with your friend. Go on then! Grab her hand and find out what adventures are waiting for you outside. Together, there’s nothing in the world that can stop you.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Metro Last Light Redux for Mac

Awesome news! Yes, Metro Last Light Redux was free for 2 days a few days back. I told you to grab it for the moment I would port it to Mac, and you know what? Today is the day :D I tested it even on Big Sur and it works pretty well as you can also see in the video tutorial below. I would recommend though a medium to high end Mac to have the best game experience with better video settings. Enjoy the video below with some gameplay and the game itself :)

We always recommend having besides Porting Kit also Crossover as alternative. Crossover is more advanced, supports DX11 and has phone support other features. Crossover makes Porting Kit possible and when purchasing Crossover using the links here you support us with out work with Porting Kit. Get it here…

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Metro Last Light Redux “offline backup setup” file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the “notes” of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click “Install”
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click “play”!
9. Enjoy the game!

Game description:
Metro: Last Light Redux is the definitive version of the critically acclaimed ‘Metro: Last Light’, rebuilt in the latest and greatest iteration of the 4A Engine for Next Gen. Newcomers will get the chance to experience one of the finest story-driven shooters of all time; an epic adventure combining gripping survival horror, exploration and tactical combat and stealth.

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

Metro Last Light Redux free on GOG.com in last days of mega sale!!

Great news! A 48 hour free give-away of the game “Metro Last Light Redux” is waiting on you on GOG.com! Create an account using the links here (if you don’t have one already) and get the game added to your account! The game is normally priced $19,99, but now free of charge thanks to GOG! But be quick the game is only free to be added to your GOG.com account until 1st of January!

Yes, that’s correct, the game is not added to the Porting Kit database yet, but I will look into this port and when DXVK is working in Porting Kit then it’s even a bigger chance that it will be added.

Game Description:
It is the year 2034. Beneath the ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, the remnants of mankind are besieged by deadly threats from outside – and within. Mutants stalk the catacombs beneath the desolate surface, and hunt amidst the poisoned skies above.

Go to the GOG.com sale up here…

Close Combat – The Longest Day for Mac

Yes, it’s there: Close Combat – The Longest Day for the Mac! Past days I have been busy adding more Close Combat games of the series and finetuning the existing ones. This remake/enhanced version of Close Combat 5 – Invasion of Normandy, will bring you a better and good working version which can be played also on Mac OS Catalina 10.15 and Big Sur 11.x. I tested it also on Big Sur 11.1 and worked just great. Have fun with this amazing classic! Oh, and Close Combat – The Longest Day is until the 4th of January with 75% discount!!!

We always recommend having besides Porting Kit also Crossover as alternative. Crossover is more advanced, supports DX11 and has phone support other features. Crossover makes Porting Kit possible and when purchasing Crossover using the links here you support us with out work with Porting Kit. Get it here…

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download the Close Combat – The Longest Day “offline backup setup” file(s) into your download folder.
2. Always read the “notes” of the game description first for additional steps!
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click “Install”
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click “play”!
9. Enjoy the game!

Game description:
Close Combat – The Longest Day is a highly enhanced rebuild of the critically acclaimed Close Combat Invasion Normandy, originally developed by Atomic Games. Take command of either the Allied Expeditionary Force or Germany’s Wehrmacht. You will either carry out the world’s largest amphibious invasion to liberate Europe from Nazi occupation or defend Hitler’s Atlantic Wall!

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…