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How to play Marvel Snap on Windows and Mac

Continue your Marvel Snap journey on your computer.

Published onJanuary 26, 2023

Typically, if you want to play a mobile game on your computer, you need an emulator. However, mobile game developers are starting to branch out and make their titles available natively on Windows and Mac. This is the case with Marvel Snap, which has quickly become one of the most popular mobile games in a long while. Let’s discuss how to play Marvel Snap on PC.

Read more: How to play Marvel Snap


To play Marvel Snap on PC, launch Steam. Go to STORE > Marvel Snap. Download the game from Steam, then click PLAY.


How to play Marvel Snap on Windows

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Marvel Snap is relatively easy to start playing on a Windows-based computer. Second Dinner made the game available natively from Steam, so you just download it like any other Steam game.

  1. If you haven’t done so already, download Steam and create an account. Log into your Steam account.
  2. Go to the STORE page in Steam and use the search bar to look up “Marvel Snap.”
  3. Go to the Marvel Snap page.
  4. Download Marvel Snap as a Steam game.
  5. Go to the LIBRARY tab in Steam and find Marvel Snap.
  6. Click the green PLAY button to launch Marvel Snap.
  7. Upon startup, log into your account.

How to play Marvel Snap on Mac

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This cross-platform card game is also available on Apple Mac computers. However, there is a strict limitation: the game is only available to Apple Silicon Macs. This means your Mac must have an M1 or M2 chip.

Marvel Snap is available from the Apple App Store as the “Designed for iPad” version. The only Macs that can run mobile apps natively are those with M-series Apple Silicon chips. If your device matches this description, this is how to get Marvel Snap on your computer:

  1. On your Mac, launch the Apple App Store.
  2. Use the search bar in the top left to look up “Marvel Snap.”
  3. Marvel Snap will not appear as a Mac app result. Instead, you must find it under the iPhone & iPad Apps section.
  4. Click GET next to Marvel Snap. Allow it to download.
  5. Click OPEN next to Marvel Snap.
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After launching Marvel Snap on your Apple Silicon Mac, you will want to port your data over. Alternatively, you can simply start a new account.

Read more: How to unlock and equip titles in Marvel Snap

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