SimCity: Complete Edition for Mac FAQ


Q: What’s included in SimCity: Complete Edition? 

A:SimCity: Complete Edition on the Mac App Store includes:

  • SimCity: Cities of Tomorrow expansion pack
  • Amusement Park Set DLC
  • Airship Set DLC
  • French City Set DLC
  • British City Set DLC
  • German City Set DLC
  • Heroes and Villains Set DLC

Note: Neither the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Set DLC nor the 100% Electric Nissan Leaf DLC packs are available on the Mac App Store version


Q: I already own SimCity on Windows PC/Mac through Origin. Can I get the Mac App Store version for free? Alternatively, can I get the Origin version for free if I purchase the game on the Mac App Store?

A: We are not able to provide copies of SimCity on the Mac App Store to owners of the Origin version.




Q: What are the system requirements to play SimCity: Complete Edition on the Mac App Store?

A: Your computer must meet the following requirements in order to play SimCity: Complete Edition:

  • Operating System: 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion), 10.9.5 (Mavericks), 10.10.1 (Yosemite)
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo
  • CPU Speed: 2.2 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 12 GB
  • Video Card (ATI): Radeon HD 2600
  • Video Card (NVIDIA): GeForce 8800
  • Video Card (Intel): HD 3000
  • VRAM: 256 MB
  • Peripherals: Macintosh mouse and keyboard


NOTICE: The following video chipsets are unsupported for SimCity

  • ATI: Radeon X1000 series, HD 2400
  • NVIDIA: GeForce 7000 Series, 320M, 9400m,GT 100 series
  • Intel: GMA series




Q: Am I able to transfer my saved game data from the Origin version of SimCity: Complete Edition to the Mac App Store version? What about from the Mac App Store version to the Origin version?

A: Saves for SimCity: Complete Edition do not have cross-platform support.


Q: Does SimCity: Complete Edition on the Mac App Store feature multiplayer? What about cross-platform multiplayer?

A: SimCity: Complete Edition on the Mac App Store does NOT support online multiplayer.


Q: Are there any differences between the Mac App Store version and the Origin version? 

A: The Mac App Store version does not feature any online multiplayer.


Q: What languages does SimCity: Complete Edition for the Mac App Store support?

A: SimCity: Complete Edition for the Mac App Store features full text and audio support for the following languages:

  • Czech (Český)
  • Danish (Dansk)
  • German (Deutsch (DE))
  • English (US)
  • Spanish (ES) (Español (ES))
  • Finnish (suomi)
  • French (FR) (Français (FR))
  • Hungarian (Magyar)
  • Italian (Italiano)
  • Japanese (日本語)
  • Korean
  • Chinese 中文 ((繁體) Traditional)
  • Dutch (Nederlands)
  • Norwegian (Norsk)
  • Polish (Polski)
  • Portuguese (Português (BR))
  • Russian (Русский язык)
  • Swedish (Svenska)

Q: How do I transfer my saves to a different computer?

A: Saves are stored in the following location in Finder:



Move the entire Games folder to the exact same directory to resume your game between Macs.

If you Library folder is hidden, select Go in the top tool bar and hold the ALT key to unhide it.


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