How to install StarCraft Remastered on Mac

This guide will tell you how to install StarCraft Remastered (Brood War HD) on a Mac. You have to download and install Launcher, then install the game and play it on Apple Silicon hardware.

Download Launcher

In this section, we will take you through the steps to download the launcher. To begin, the user needs to navigate to the download page for and click on the “Download” button located at the top right of the screen.

  • You first need to download Once you reach the web page, click on the “Download” button located at the top right of the screen.
    This will take you to the downloader.
  • Click on the “Allow” button to initiate the download.


This section describes how to install after downloading it. By following the steps below, you will be able to open the downloaded setup file, choose your preferred language and select the installation location to install it.

  • Open Finder and navigate to the Downloads folder. Locate the downloaded setup file and double-click on it.
    You will be asked for permission to open the file.
  • Click on “Open” to proceed. After that, select your preferred language and choose the installation location.
  • Input your local administrator password to update it. Tap on the Continue button to start the installation process.
  • Once the installation is finished, launch Battle. net and enter your username and password to log in. If you don’t have an account, you can create one or sign in using your Gmail or Facebook account.

Purchase and Install StarCraft Remastered (Brood War HD)
This section provides instructions on how to purchase and install the game using the launcher.

The launcher will automatically scan for games.

  • Close the scanning process by clicking the “Close” button, and then click on “Continue.”
  • In the launcher’s main menu, navigate to the Shop section.

You will find various games for purchase there. Note that not all games are available for Mac, so ensure compatibility before making a purchase.

  • Locate StarCraft Remastered (Brood War HD), select it and click on the “Buy” button to purchase it.
  • After that, go to the “All Games” section, tap on the game and hit the Install button at the bottom left side.

By default, it will be installed in the Applications folder. Make sure you have at least 6.20 GB of free storage space to install it.

  • Once you’ve verified the available space, click on the “Start Install” button.

The installation process will take some time, depending on your internet speed.

  • Once the installation completes, you need to click on the “Play” button located at the bottom left of the screen to play the game.

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