The new macOS version includes many gaming enhancements. You’ll find support for buddy controllers and the new Metal 3 gaming framework. You’ll also find support for the Logitech G920 and G29 steering wheels. Macs also support Game Center, Apple’s social backbone for gaming. Game Center displays new games available through Apple’s Arcade, shows leaderboards with friends, and even lists achievements unlocked by users.
Metal 3 gaming framework
The latest version of Apple’s Metal 3 gaming framework is ready to take advantage of the Mac’s GPU. Featuring MetalFX Upscaling, developers will be able to render complex scenes more quickly. The new version also offers temporal anti-aliasing and resolution scaling to help reduce wait times and improve game visuals. The new version also has Fast Resource Loading API, which provides a direct path from storage to the GPU. Those new features will help the No Man’s Sky port run smoothly.
In addition to MetalFX Upscaling, macOS Ventura brings Metal 3 hardware accelerated graphics to the Mac. This means that games will run faster and with higher resolutions on the Mac. Added support for Fast Resource Loading API makes it easier to load games faster. Another improvement to macOS is the revamped Game Center with SharePlay support. Users can now share their progress on a FaceTime call with other people using the same Mac.
Support for buddy controllers
Support for buddy controllers is new in macOS Ventura. A buddy controller is a gaming accessory that combines the inputs of several game controllers into a single controller. It makes it easier to complete game challenges, such as those requiring a certain number of keys. Live captions are another great new feature. These transcripts are generated automatically from the screen content and can be played during FaceTime conversations.
Developers can start testing macOS Ventura through the Apple Developer Program. It is slated for a July release, while the final release is expected in late September or early October. The new MacBooks, due out in the second half of 2022, will be powered by Apple’s M2 chip. These notebooks also have a 1080p HD camera and MagSafe charging. For more information on macOS Ventura, check out Apple’s official site.
Shared Tab Groups
Sharing tabs in Safari is now a lot easier thanks to the introduction of shared Tab Groups in macOS Ventura. Shared Tab Groups allow users to share their favourite websites and bookmarks with others. You can also start a FaceTime call or Messages conversation from these shared tab groups. All of this means that gaming on the Mac is about to get better! So, what are the new features in macOS Ventura?
The new version of macOS Ventura is compatible with 2017 and later Macs, but it won’t be compatible with older machines. In addition, some of its features are limited to Apple silicon-based machines only, so users of Intel-based Macs won’t be able to take advantage of them. The biggest change to gaming on the Mac in macOS Ventura is the new ‘Stage Manager’ feature. It will keep apps on the left side of the screen. If you want to switch back and forth between apps, you can move them to the front of the screen. Quick Look will also let you preview files and folders on the internet.
Improved browsing experience
As a long-time gamer, you probably haven’t given much thought to the new operating system, but macOS Ventura is definitely a step in the right direction. The new macOS is designed to enhance gaming and multitasking on the Mac. MacOS Ventura will also bring the iPhone closer to the Mac with new features and tweaks for everyday apps. If you’re not already using macOS Ventura, now is the time to upgrade your Mac.
Another major change is the introduction of Stage Manager, which will help you work efficiently while on the primary page. This mode will keep all your applications on the left side of the screen, and you can move the tabs you’re working on to the front. Quick Look will allow you to preview files on the web without having to open them. While this is still a beta, the new macOS Ventura will be available to everyone in July.