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Tomb Raider launches on Mac today

Exclusive to the Mac App Store for the first week

The Mac version of Tomb Raider will be released later today.

The port is the work of Feral Interactive, who also worked on the Mac versions of Batman: Arkham City and BioShock 2.

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It will be available on the Mac App Store for £34.99 / €44.99 / $49.99 from today, before being made available via other retailers from January 30.

The minimum system requirements are:

  • 2.0GHz Intel Mac with at least 4.0GB RAM
  • 512MB or better graphics card
  • Mac OS 10.9.1 or later
  • The following cards are supported: AMD 4xxx series, Nvidia 6xx, Intel 4xxx series graphics card or greater. Intel HD4000 series cards require an Intel i7 CPU or better.

Feral does point out that the Mac App Store version of the game does not have online multiplayer functionality, meaning anyone looking to play the game online will have to wait for its general release.

It also notes that a Steam account will be required to access the online multiplayer, and that it supports Mac-to-Mac play only.

The game was released on Xbox 360, PS3 and Windows PC in March last year, starring a younger Lara Croft who finds herself stranded on a remote island that harbours a twisted and deadly secret.

We gave the game a 9/10 score in our Tomb Raider review. "Violent, scary, ambitious, inventive: a lack of tombs and unconvincing characters can't mar a blockbuster return to form for Tomb Raider," we summarised.

A next-generation sequel to Crystal Dynamics' Tomb Raider is currently in development, Square Enix announced last August.

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