With Genshin Impact remaining such a popular title, there has always been a lack in terms of playability for Mac and Chromebook users. For quite a while, the only way to do it was to either use a virtual machine on Mac, or to play the game via the Play Store on Chromebooks. Those days look to be a thing of the past as now there is a one size fits all solution using GeForce NOW.
This guide will show you exactly how to set up and play Genshin impact on both Mac and Chromebooks via GeForce NOW. This solution makes it easier for Mac users and is more optimized for Chromebook users, a win-win.
How to play Genshin Impact on Mac, Chromebook via GeForce NOW
Before jumping in, it's important to know the version you will be playing on GeForce NOW is the full version of the game, as stated by HoYoverse. It includes all the content added since the game's initial release and will continue to receive updates in the future, including the 2.8 patch and the new region of Sumeru said to release sometime later in 2022.
To begin the setup for GeForce NOW, the first step is to ensure your HoYoverse account is registered and properly set up. From there, launch GeForce NOW on either your PC, Mac, or Chromebook, and after signing in, search from Genshin Impact, and launch the game.
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After signing in to your HoYoverse account, you will be able to begin playing Genshin impact on any device of your choosing. A quick and simple process that lets you avoid the struggle of Mac's compatibility and Chromebook performance.
The last thing players should know, is that with the free tier of GeForce NOW, players can only play for an hourly session for free before GeForce NOW boots them out of the game. To gain access to longer gaming sessions, players need to purchase a subscription to the platform.
The cost of this subscription is $9.99 per month for the basic membership tier and gets you six-hour sessions with better-improved visuals and performance. The best performance is locked behind a $19.99 monthly subscription that provides you access to the RTX 3080 rig and best performance.
All in all, it's quite worth the price considering you'll be able to play plenty of other free-to-play titles along with a significantly improved way of playing Genshin Impact on Mac, Chromebook, and PC.
For more on the game, head to our section dedicated to the latest Genshin Impact news, guides, tips, and more.
Featured image courtesy of Nvidia.