GeForce NOW turns Macs into GeForce gaming PCs, adds Genshin Impact and 7 other new titles

When you start your favorite game, start playing it right away. That’s what it means to be Game Ready on GeForce NOW. The experience has been optimized for cloud gaming and includes game ready driver performance improvements. NVIDIA manages the game updates and patches. And if a game supports RTX, you can play it with beautiful ray-traced graphics and DLSS 2.0 on GeForce NOW.

The GeForce NOW library is constantly expanding. To highlight the games available on the service, we’re moving to a monthly cadence for to announce new instant access games. Games will continue to be released every week – with new game launches available day and date and back catalog games released every Thursday – but our members and your readers can now catch up on what’s coming a little earlier.

Thanks to the GeForce cloud, even Mac users can become PC gamers. This GFN Thursday, boot up your Macbook and fire up your game.

This week brings eight more games to the GeForce NOW library. Additionally, members can play Genshin Impact and claim a reward to start them on their journey, which will be streamed on GeForce NOW.

Mac users by day, gamers by night

Love using a Mac but can’t play the PC-only game everyone’s talking about – like Genshin Impact or this week’s free game on the Epic Games Store, Car Mechanic Simulator 2018? GeForce NOW turns almost any Mac into a high-end gaming rig, rendering and streaming games in full quality on Macbook Pros, Macbook Airs, iMacs and Mac Minis.

On GeForce NOW, play the real PC versions of games without worrying if anything has been ported to Mac. Since the native PC version of the games is streamed directly from the cloud, gamers can upgrade to the latest Apple hardware with peace of mind.

GeForce NOW RTX 3080 members can play on M1 Mac laptops at up to 1600p or up to 4K resolution on supported external displays. Stream with even longer session lengths – up to eight hours. Members with RTX 3080 and Priority plans can even play with RTX ON for supported games and experience modern classics like Cyberpunk 2077 and Control with real-time ray tracing. No PC required.

Saved games are synced across all digital stores for supported games, so members can play on Macs as well as any other supported device without losing progress. And the games are always up to date so you can play the latest content like Planet Zoo: Conservation Pack, the latest DLC for the ultimate zoo simulation from Frontier Developments.

Sign up today to see what it’s like to have the best of both the PC and Mac worlds.

Start with Genshin Impact

This week brings the release of Genshin Impact and rewards for Travelers playing on GeForce NOW.

As a traveler from another world, embark on a journey in search of a missing sibling on the fantastic continent of Teyvat. Explore immersive landscapes, delve deep into rich quests alongside iconic characters, and complete daily challenges while streaming from supported PCs, Macs, and Chromebooks.

RTX 3080 members can even play with ultra-low latency and stream at 1440p and 120 frames per second or in 4K resolution at 60 FPS on the PC and Mac apps.

Members who have signed up for rewards will receive an email for a starter kit that can be requested through the NVIDIA Rewards redemption portal. The kit will be available in-game once players reach level 10.

The reward includes 10,000 mora to purchase various items, five fine upgrade ores to upgrade weapons, three squirrel fish and three northern apple stews for fuel, and 10 adventurer experience points to upgrade characters.

It’s easy to get membership rewards for streaming games to the cloud. Sign in to your NVIDIA account and select “GEFORCE NOW” from the header, then scroll down to “REWARDS” and click the “UPDATE REWARDS SETTINGS” button. Check the box in the dialog box that appears to receive special offers and in-game goodies.

Jump into the latest games

There’s something for everyone at GeForce NOW. Members can stream the following eight titles this week: