'Shadow of the Tomb Raider' Coming to macOS in 2019

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Feral Interactive today announced that the third game in the rebooted Tomb Raider series, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, will be coming to macOS and Linux computers in 2019. As usual with Feral's early announcements, no specific date was given for the game's release on macOS.


The game originally launched on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC in September 2018, published by Square Enix and developed by Eidos-Montréal. Shadow of the Tomb Raider picks up the story from the 2015 entry in the series, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and follows Lara Croft as she hunts for the legendary hidden city of Paititi in the jungles of South America, battling the Trinity organization and attempting to prevent a Mayan apocalypse.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider will follow Rise of the Tomb Raider's appearance on macOS earlier this spring, in the form of the "20 Year Celebration" edition of the game that included all DLC content. Feral announced Rise of the Tomb Raider would be coming to Mac in February and then launched it in April, so we should hear more about a specific launch date for Shadow of the Tomb Raider after the new year.


Feral also ported the original rebooted game, simply titled Tomb Raider, to macOS and Linux computers.

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69Mustang

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Because Mac users care about video games... :confused:
A small, but fairly loyal contingent of Mac users care about video games. I am one of them. I don't care about gaming on the Mac anymore, but definitely appreciate Feral putting in the work for those who do.

This is a great game btw. Will be a great addition to any Mac gamer's library.
 
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sculpher

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I saw the headline and instantly envisioned a Tomb Raider / Shadow of the Colossus crossover. Sadly the reality was a little less exciting for us Mac/PS3/ PS4 users
 
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ghostface147

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The worst of all of the three games. It was just too slow paced and being in the jungle the entire time was boring. At least change the locale from time to time. This isn't to say it is a terrible game because it's not.
 
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JCCL

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The worst of all of the three games. It was just too slow paced and being in the jungle the entire time was boring. At least change the locale from time to time. This isn't to say it is a terrible game because it's not.
Yeah. As soon as I finished it was like huh? That was it? There were interesting puzzles and some breathtaking visuals but overall I enjoyed Rise much more.
 
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69Mustang

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Yeah. As soon as I finished it was like huh? That was it? There were interesting puzzles and some breathtaking visuals but overall I enjoyed Rise much more.
I think Rise was better, but Shadow was better than the 2013 reboot. On my second playthrough Shadow was a little more fun because I had to grind less because I was less distracted by exploring. I knew where I wanted to go and where I didn't. It was definitely fun. Not as fun as AC:Odyssey, but fun nonetheless.
 
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smorrissey

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I'm planning to buy it this Friday with discount of course, perhaps not the best but part of the trilogy.

What it pisses me off are the system requirements too demanding.
 
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This game is indeed a “shadow” of the Tomb Raider....
Not worth the cash... Boring, long and way too much jungle.
I will never enjoy games with jungle and personally I cannotnunderstand why creators of games love jungles so much...
Like Diablo 2 - Act 3... only jungle :)))
 
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xWhiplash

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I think Mac users don’t game because until recently, we had no choice. With eGPU, now we do. I like this change very much.
There is a massive difference from not gaming to wanting to game at 4K 120fps.

I am able to game on ALL my macs. Not ultra max settings. But they can certainly game. Same hardware and Windows 10 makes it better.
 
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I’m fairly certain most Mac users who like gaming have a PS4, XB1, or both.

This latest entey for TR was the least interesting. The first two (of this reboot) were far better. Of course, Uncharted is another series to look at for this type of game. TRs reboot borrowed much from it. Then both franchises started stealing from each other, heh. Another reason to pick up a PS4 if you like gaming.
 
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ghostface147

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This game is indeed a “shadow” of the Tomb Raider....
Not worth the cash... Boring, long and way too much jungle.
I will never enjoy games with jungle and personally I cannotnunderstand why creators of games love jungles so much...
Like Diablo 2 - Act 3... only jungle :)))
Makes me wonder how much of it had to do with Eidos developing it instead of Crystal Dynamics.
 
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Wonder if this will have support for Ray-tracing like in the PC version. Though I doubt it.
Pretty sure we can forget that until Apple adds support for raytracing in Metal and until there are MacOS drivers for GPUs supporting raytracing. Maybe next year?
 
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lec0rsaire

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Can any Macs actually run it without an eGPU?
Yes but with low res and low detail. Not more than 1080p with everything on low for those with 2016 and newer MBPs and iMacs with the Radeon Pro dGPUs. Anyone with a 13” MBP or machine that only has Iris or Intel HD is SOL.

Those with 2018 MBPs with Vega 16 and Vega 20 will have a good experience. They still won’t be able to max everything at the native 2800*1800 res, but they should be able to achieve medium to high at 1440p.
 
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