City of Heroes Coming to Macintosh!

Thats right! NCSoft has partnered with TransGaming Inc to bring the City of Heroes experience to the poor benighted souls using the Macintosh Hardware/OS.

Excerpt from the Press Release

SEATTLE and TORONTO, Ontario, October 30, 2008—NCsoft®, the world’s premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games, today announced a partnership with TransGaming, Inc. (TSX-V: TNG) to bring their award-winning City of Heroes® franchise to the Apple® Macintosh®. The game has been enabled for the Mac by TransGaming, a leading developer of portability technologies for the electronic entertainment industry. City of Heroes for Mac will be available for public beta testing with the release of the game’s thirteenth expansion, Issue 13: Power and Responsibility later this fall. The official launch will occur pre-holiday this year with a special digital-only Mac edition of City of Heroes, available across all NCsoft West consumer territories.

Read the Full Press Release

The launch of the Macintosh client for City of Heroes will be done later this fall via a special digital only edition. This will bring Mac users into the full game circle without having to use such methods as Bootcamp or Dual Booting to play.

Mac Users can pre-order the game here (Gametree Online) and they can sign up for the Open Beta here.

Welcome Aboard Future Mac Users!

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