IncGamers has learnt that there will be no Mac support for early beta testers of StarCraft 2. Blizzard has confirmed that there will be no Mac support for the first round of beta testing in StarCraft 2. It will be PC exclusive.
Mac users don't play games do they?
Outside of Solitaire and flight sims, I'm guessing not.
Macs BootCamp to Windows so it will still sell.
Lol, I know a mac user who don;t play SC, but would still get insulted by this. Mac users, so touchy :)
ooo that's fighting talk maticus :) I can't remember if their other betas were on mac either. Anyone recall?
Macs aren't for games. They're fashion accessories you can sit near while sipping expensive imported coffee so that everyone nearby can see how elite you are. Bad news for those actually wanting to try this beta on Mac, mind you :/
WOW on Macs runs brilliantly and with inbuilt recording that runs alot better than fraps :P
AGAIN. Macs can dualboot into Windows. It will still sell to Apple fans. I use a Mac for most everything except gaming. I have a dedicated rig for PC gaming but work and media and all that good stuff I use a Mac. Every major Blizzard game has come out for Mac + each expansion pack for the respective games. WC: Orcs and Humans 1994 - Mac OS WCII: Tides of Darkness 1995 - Mac OS WCIII 2002 - Mac OS WoW 2004 - Mac OS Starcraft 1998 - Mac OS Diablo 1998 - Mac OS Diablo II 2000 - Mac OS No betas were needed for those and they still sold well.
poor mac users
It's sad for Mac users, but it would be a load of work to port the each and every one of the beta builds. It's much easier to beta test the Windows version, and once it goes near gold, they can port it for simultaneous PC/Mac hybrid CD/online distribution.
At least they will get it Mac compatible by release!
Poor mac users.
Ah well what a shame :) Macs are rubbish anyway.
imagine porting to mac every single beta build. not cost efficient
As much as I doubt I'll get into the Beta, makes me happy I run Win :P
Serves em right anyway :P
Bit harsh :P
Yeah but everyone knows whats in a Mac, theres millions of combinations of PCs, hence the lack of a public beta
yeah they surely got a couple of macs at the office so they probably already did some testing
Sad news for Mac users, but not a big surprise.
didnt even know there was going to be a mac version, cool! I dont care about the beta, I can wait for the full game
Did the fact that every other Blizzard game on PC has been released on Mac too slip your mind?
No beta for overpriceed POS macs
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