Can you play The Sims 4 on Mac? (2023)


There are tons of players of The Sims 4 out there, all playing on a variety of platforms and setups. No matter what computer or console you play, The Sims 4 provides both ordinary and extraordinary, out-of-this-world experiences. What about Mac? Is The Sims 4 playable on Mac computers?

Can you run The Sims 4 on Mac computers?

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If you’re wondering if you can play The Sims 4 on Mac computers, the answer is yes! You can play The Sims 4 not only on Windows PC but on macOS as well. Keep in mind that you can only purchase the digital version of the game on a Mac. There is no physical release on that operating system.

Sims 4 Mac Requirements

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To download the game on Mac you will need to download and install the EA App, then log into your account and select the My Games section. Find The Sims 4, and after that, you will be able to download the game on your computer.

Related: Can you have Polygamy in The Sims 4?

Mac System requirements:

  • macOS: required Metal version. MacOS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 duo 2.4 Ghz or higher
  • RAM: at least 4 GB
  • Hard Drive: at least 15 GB of free space plus 1 GB free for all the other files
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT, ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro or better
  • VRAM: at least 256 MB
  • Internet: required

To transfer your saved files, you will need a USB or other external drive. There is no Cloud support for Origin between Windows and macOS.

For more guides and articles on The Sims 4, check out How to download and use the Wicked Whims mod in The Sims 4 on Pro Game Guides.

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