Rocket League is dropping support for macOS
January 26, 2020
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Linux users will also get the boot.

Rocket League is one of the most popular games at the moment. But Rocket League’s developer Psyonix said that it will be dropping support for macOS and Linux due to the limitations of DirectX9, which is currently being used on the platforms.

Psyonix added that the limitations of DirectX9 mean that they won’t be able to add new content and features to Rocket League. Unlike other platforms, macOS, for example, uses a different rendering app (Metal) for games and 3D applications. This also means that they would have to rebuild the game from scratch, which of course will take more time and resources.

“We want Rocket League to be the best experience possible for all our players. This includes adapting to use new technologies. This has made it more difficult to support macOS and Linux (SteamOS). Because of this, we will have a final patch for these versions in early March,” the company said in a statement.

Rocket League is currently available on every platform from consoles to PC. Even if macOS isn’t the first platform to come to mind when you talk about gaming machines, there’s still a larger percentage of gamers who play on the platform.

If you’re playing Rocket League on macOS and Linux, Psyonix said that you can apply for a full refund of the game. Alternatively, you can also install Windows 10 on your Mac through Boot Camp to play Rocket League.

by Victor Philip Ortiz
Tech Enthusiast and Movie Buff. Passionate for all things tech - you’ll normally find him tinkering with the latest gadgets and computer peripherals. He is an avid collector of Blu-ray discs and occasionally plays on his Xbox.
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