14 Best Strategy Games for M1 Apple Silicon Mac 2021
My list of the 14 best strategy games you can currently play on the M1 Apple Silicon Mac. All footage is recorded on my MacBook Air 2020 with 8 GB RAM and 8 core GPU. All games are compatible whether you’re using a MacBook Pro, Mac mini or iMac with the M1 chip, and all have similar performance.

Think a strategy game is missing from the list? Please leave a comment!

Full playlist of all my M1 Apple Silicon game benchmarks: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFbqxkNlqrHNK0i4WN99Jc8g-qSbKoZEy

Master M1 game compatibility list: https://www.applegamingwiki.com/wiki/M1_compatible_games_master_list

Top M1 Mac games series:
Top First-Person Shooters for M1: https://youtu.be/Y-bDgsJKTqc

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1. Civilization VI
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/XsUANQs6h6Q
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki.com/wiki/Civilization_VI

2. Civilization V
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/PssgeIgyVHo
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki.com/wiki/Civilization_V

3. StarCraft II
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/MkfHTDU35jY
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki.com/wiki/StarCraft_II

4. XCOM 2
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/wJRWf8DqwII
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki.com/wiki/XCOM_2

5. Crusader Kings III
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/A0JWaPpXuhA
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki/wiki/Crusader_Kings_III

6. Total War: Rome Remastered
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/BDWTCqQwZjc
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki.com/wiki/Total_War:_Rome_Remastered

7. Desperados III
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/18op9q1cFG8
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki/wiki/Desperados_III

8. The Banner Saga 2
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/LDHiVdnH7bE
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki/wiki/The_Banner_Saga_2

9. Phoenix Point
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/XMkwWtPfrZ4
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki.com/wiki/Phoenix_Point

10. Company of Heroes 2
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/w-MrgY5SGUw
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki.com/wiki/Company_of_Heroes_2

11. Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/T6iqfLH8dqw
CrossOver tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_2uAMjKgf4
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/Age_of_Empires_II:_Definitive_Edition

12. Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/MVPamF79KIo
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki.com/wiki/Fell_Seal:_Arbiter%27s_Mark

13. Command & Conquer Remastered Collection
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/ylf5sFL0MVU
Parallels tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCwIN4Zqduc
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki.com/wiki/Command_%26_Conquer_Remastered_Collection

14. Frostpunk
M1 Benchmark video: https://youtu.be/28pvmh_Gxxc
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki.com/wiki/Frostpunk

► Timecodes:
00:00 Intro
00:41 Civilization VI
01:23 Civilization V
01:30 StarCraft II
02:08 XCOM 2
02:40 Crusader Kings III
03:22 Total War Rome Remastered
04:05 Desperados III
04:32 The Banner Saga 2
05:03 Phoenix Point
05:38 Company of Heroes 2
06:09 Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition
06:46 Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark
07:15 Command & Conquer Remastered Collection
07:55 Frostpunk
08:29 Conclusion and AppleGamingWiki

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