DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT iOS AND MAC COMMUNITY Q&A GUIDE

By Antonela Pounder
on January 30, 2024 11:27am
DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT iOS AND MAC COMMUNITY Q&A GUIDE

Over the last few weeks we’ve seen a number of questions asked by the community, so we’ve put together a useful little blog that addresses those questions. We will keep this guide up to date with the latest info as and when we receive commonly asked questions from the community.

Keep on keeping on!

DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT iOS AND MAC COMMUNITY Q&A GUIDE

When does DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT launch on iOS and Mac?
DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT will launch on 30th January 2024.

Will there be a launch discount?
Players can enjoy up to 50% for a limited time when they purchase DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on the App Store.

Which devices will DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT be compatible with?
DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT will be compatible with iPhone 15 Pro, iPhone 15 Pro Max, as well as all iPads and Macs with the M1 chip or later.

Do I need to purchase the game separately to play across Mac and iOS?
No, DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT is a Universal purchase. Which means you only need to purchase the game once and you can access the Mac, iPhone and iPad version for one single price.

What makes this edition unique to other versions of DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT?
DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on Mac will make full use of Metal 3 compatibility, allowing for unbeatable graphical fidelity thanks to its MetalFX Upscaling.

What key differences are there between the iPhone edition and Mac edition of DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT?
iPhone/iPad edition
— Fixed option settings (graphic settings)
— Touch control is available
— Gyro control is available

Mac edition
— Optional settings (graphic settings) can be set manually

Which languages will DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT SUPPORT?
Audio:
English US, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Greek, LATAM Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese

Text:
English US, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Greek, LATAM Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, English UK, Dutch, Turkish, Czech, Hungarian, Arabic, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

Will DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on iPhone and Mac share the same server as Steam and Epic users?
Yes! Players will share the same server as Steam and Epic users.

Can I share my game progress across Apple devices?
In-game progress will be shared across all Apple devices using iCloud.

Does DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT support in-game achievements?
Yes.

Will DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on iPhone and Mac implement Denuvo?
No.

Why can’t I purchase DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on the iPhone and Mac in France yet?
Unfortunately DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT will not be available on the App Store in France on launch day, but rest assured, we still have plans to release in France at a later date. As soon as we have an update on the situation, we will let you know.

iPHONE AND iPAD SPECIFIC QUESTIONS

What are the minimum / recommended specs required in order to run DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on iPhone?
DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT will be compatible with iPhone 15 Pro, iPhone 15 Pro Max as well as all iPads with the M1 chip or later.

Will DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on iPhone have controller support?
Compatible controllers include DUALSHOCK 4, DualSense Wireless Controller, Xbox One Wireless Controller, Xbox Elite Wireless Controller, Backbone One and the nimbus+.

How much storage space will be required to install and run DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on iPhone?
Initial installation in order to play requires 1.79 GB. Approx 55GB of free space is required for the final / full installation of DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT. Whilst you can play the game while downloading the full installation, the performance of the game might be affected while downloading during gameplay.

What FPS will DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT at?
DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT will run at 30FPS max.

Will DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT support gyro functionality?
Yes.

Will users be able to change the button layout of the virtual pad?
Yes — You’ll be able to change the button layout in DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT.

MAC SPECIFIC QUESTIONS

What are the minimum / recommended specs required in order to run DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on Mac?
Apple Silicon-equipped Mac or higher is required to run DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT.

Will DSDC on Mac have keyboard and mouse support?
Yes!

Will DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on Mac have controller support?
Compatible controllers include DUALSHOCK 4, DualSense Wireless Controller, Xbox One Wireless Controller and Xbox Elite Wireless Controller.

How much storage space will be required to install and run DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on Mac?
DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT is approx 70GB, but users may need to have approx 150GB available on their hard drive to download the game from the App Store.

Will DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on Mac have ultrawide support?
Yes.

What FPS will DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT at?
DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT will run at 60FPS max.