EA (finally) releases last promised games on Mac. Shuns Macbook and Mac Mini.
Pre-orders are available for new titles by EA games for your Mac! Titles include, Madden ’08, Tiger Woods ’08, Command & Conquer 3, Harry Potter and The Order of The Phoenix, Need for Speed Carbon, and Battlefield 2142. System requirements on Apple’s site reveal previously unknown facts, mainly identical requirements for each game, Intel Core Duo exclusivity, and the lack of support for all Macbook and Mac Mini owners. This seems to be due to the lack of a bonafide graphics card like those found on iMacs and Macbook Pros, no doubt a requirement for Transgaming’s emulation technology, Cider. Grabbed from Apple’s website:
- Mac OS X v10.4.9 or later
- 1.83GHz or faster Intel Core Duo processor
- 1GB RAM
- 6GB free hard-disk space
- Video card: ATI X1600 series or later; NVIDIA GeForce 7300 or later
- DVD-ROM drive
This game does All games do not support the GMA950 integrated graphics card.
More info can be found here at Apple’s website.
[Update] Games are not Intel Core 2 Duo exclusive, will run on Intel Core Duo with dedicated GPUs.