Is Steam Apple silicon ready?

Rosetta 2 only



Valve Corporation

The current state of the Steam app on Apple's M1 Silicon Macs is not meeting users' expectations. Performance issues such as high CPU usage, lag during startup, and a noticeably slow user interface are prevalent. What's more, there's no version of the Steam app specifically built for these devices. To sum it up, while playing games can still be possible, using the Steam app has become quite a challenge due to its slow performance.

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Is Steam compatible with Apple's Silicon Macs?
Steam can only run on Apple Silicon M1 and M2 Macs through Apple's Rosetta 2 translation technology. It's essential to note that while Rosetta allows the application to run, some performance limitations and inconsistencies might occur compared to running natively.

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