‘Death Stranding’ Delays Arrival on iPhone and Mac

If you wanted to play Death Stranding Director’s Cut on your Mac or iPhone, we regret to inform you that you will have to wait a little longer. Developers 505 Games, the studio in charge of porting the title to Apple devices, have announced its launch is postponed to 2024.

Through a short statement published and X (Twitter)persons responsible for versions Death Stranding for macOS, iOS and iPadOS announced that they need “a little more time” to have them ready. Although they did not give a specific date for its arrival in the apple ecosystem, they mentioned that the news will be early next year.

“We here at 505 Games and Kojima Productions are very excited about the release Death Stranding Director’s Cut on iPhone, iPad and Mac. We just need a little more time! Stay tuned for a new release date in early 2024,” they explained.

However, it is worth noting that the arrival of the game on Apple platforms did not have a specific release date of 2023. During his appearance at WWDC last June, Hideo Kojima I was just commenting on the game will arrive on macOS 14 before the end of the year and that bookings will be available soon.

“We’re entering a new era of Mac gaming. (…) Death Stranding Director’s Cut on Mac takes full advantage of Apple’s latest technology to give our fans the best experience. “I was blown away by the power of Apple Silicon and Metal 3 with their modern rendering process and the amazing graphical fidelity offered by upscaling through MetalFX,” Kojima said at the time.

Death Stranding for Mac and iPhone, it will last until 2024

Death Stranding for Mac and iPhone will wait until 2024
Hideo Kojima, during WWDC 2023.

Unfortunately, 505 Games did not elaborate on what caused the launch to be delayed Death Stranding Director’s Cut on Apple devices. Let’s keep in mind that the game will initially only be available on Macs though after launch iPhone 15 It was known that it would also reach the models Pro and Pro Max.

Let’s not forget that the latest version of apple phones has proven itself real beasts for him playing games. In fact, they are able to run the same console versions of titles as Assassin’s Creed Mirage O Resident Evil 4 remake. All thanks to the A17 Pro chip.

Although it was basically meant Death Stranding It would only be compatible with Macs with an M2 chip, it isn’t. Hideo Kojima’s design will be compatible with all Apple computers from M1 onwards, as well as iPads with M1 and M2 and the aforementioned iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max.

Except what happens with the arrival Death Stranding Director’s CutApple is putting in a lot of effort bring more games to macOS. Let’s not forget that during WWDC Game porting toolset introduceda tool for porting PC titles to your operating system.

A tool that emulates DirectX 12 so that Windows games can be run on Mac without changing a line of code, turned out to be very interesting possibilities. In fact, some developers managed to do titles like Diablo IV y Cyberpunk 2077although important optimization details remained to be fine-tuned.

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