Psychonauts 2 comes to the Mac App Store for the first time

Psychonauts 2 Art
Psychonauts 2 Art (Image credit: Double Fine Productions)

What you need to know

  • Psychonauts 2 from Double Fine Productions is available for download in the Mac App Store now.
  • The title comes in at 32GB and requires macOS 10.14 or later in order to run.

Double Fine Productions has brought Psychonauts 2 to the Mac for the first time — all 32GB of it.

The new game, which is available for download from the App Store, requires macOS 10.14 or later, was announced a via press release which also includes the news that the same game is also now available for gamers running Linux, too.

Those looking forward to taking in the Psychonauts 2 experience will have to hand over $59.99 for the privilege, but in exchange, they're going to get a wonderful game that combines "quirky missions and mysterious conspiracies" in a way only Double Fine can create.

Razputin "Raz" Aquato, trained acrobat and powerful young psychic, has realized his lifelong dream of joining the international psychic espionage organization known as the Psychonauts! But these psychic super spies are in trouble. Their leader hasn't been the same since he was rescued from a kidnapping, and what's worse, there's a mole hiding in headquarters.

There's no indication that the title is on its way to iPhone or iPad, nor Apple TV. But those who'd rather play on a big screen can take the game in on various Xbox and PlayStation consoles.

Psychonauts 2 has already been on the receiving end of multiple game awards and if you've been waiting for it to come to the Apple side of gaming, now is your time to get in on the action. You can download Psychonauts 2 from the Mac App Store right now. Just make sure you've got enough space on that SSD first!

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Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too. Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.