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Old 04-07-2011
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Want to know the reason why Assassins Creed brotherhood game not available for Mac?
  

Gradually more often, people new to the Mac and the Mac gaming scene wonder why a particular game they crave is not available on Steam for Mac. Well most of the people have the same question. Do you think that there is some kind of compatibility issue with Mac or is there something else? If this would be the case then I think no one will buy Mac and rather everyone will go for Windows. So need to know the reason why Assassins Creed brotherhood game not available for Mac?

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re: Want to know the reason why Assassins Creed brotherhood game not available for Mac?

There are several possible reasons for this, but in the majority cases it is simply lack of interest from the original publisher. Mac gaming market is relatively small and not all publishers of PC games that measured worth the extra effort.
Especially when a game has been released for Windows only, the lack of a Mac version is not in all situation means that the game is not obtainable for Mac - in fact, Windows and Mac versions of a game released at the same time remain the exception. Many independent developers to support Mac, but simply do not have the resources to develop the Mac version with the version of Windows. Make a game supports with two diverse platforms is not a small job and occasionally acquire time. So it is very probable for game makers to liberate a Mac edition of a game for particular time after the Windows edition.
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re: Want to know the reason why Assassins Creed brotherhood game not available for Mac?

When it comes to big budget titles, things get a bit more complicated: a version of Mac could reach up to several months or even years after the original version of Windows, but is unlikely to be available from steam. The reasons for this are explained in the next section. However, many Windows games will not be available for the Mac at all. It is a sad fact of life. But still we can hope that this will change in the future.
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re: Want to know the reason why Assassins Creed brotherhood game not available for Mac?

Many publishers have no interest in releasing their games for Mac Fortunately; there are other companies like Aspyr, Programming wild, virtual and Transgaming, which fill the hole porting games to the Mac. In almost all cases, the initiative for Mac versions of these companies comes from transfers. They move towards the editors of the version of Windows, pay them a fee for the right to carry the game and then adapt and rewrite part of the game code to make it run on Macs.
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re: Want to know the reason why Assassins Creed brotherhood game not available for Mac?

The reason for this is that the steam does not distinguish between Mac and Windows versions. Permit only a single SKU for each game, in spite of the platforms supported. This means that finance from each game sold would be divided between the publisher of the version of Windows and transfer companies, which in any case would be unfavorable to the company portability (which invested heavily in the port of Mac). But in reality, companies do not have Mac carry any money in these cases at the time.
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re: Want to know the reason why Assassins Creed brotherhood game not available for Mac?

I would also add that there have been a lot of messages on the valves of the lack of effort to steam on Mac. And I agree. Now it feels much like the steam in all Mac was a larva of money for their personal exemptions. Half-Life and Counter-Strike are impressive, but not enough. Valve is required to view some of the money is better than no money, so it is possible and start offering some kind of incentive or disruption to the public to give both parties. They need to give people who have not played Half-Life or Team Fortress is a reason for discharge of steam and uses it. There are plenty of high-priced games out there that people would recognize. Such as "The Sims" is a very common play Mac and has a completely different demographic group most sets of valves.
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Re: Want to know the reason why Assassins Creed brotherhood game not available for Mac?

It's hard to really be sure of every detail, since Transgaming and editors working to keep silent about their agreements, but apparently, TG is the only company that has no Mac porting to ask and pay for the right to bear a game. One can only speculate why this is so, but I guess its modus operandi is more attractive to some companies that do not set a high value on quality, because it requires less work and therefore much cheaper.
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