If you own a MacBook Pro and a PS5/Switch and want to play games on a larger display, but don’t have access to a large-screen TV or monitor, you can use your MacBook Pro as a display, by using a Genki capture card, you can connect your PS5/Switch directly to your MacBook Pro via USB-C and enjoy games on your laptop screen feature. In this article, we’ll go through the steps to set up the connection between your PS5/Switch and MacBook Pro.
In this how to article, Gizmoweek’s go through the steps to set up the connection between your PS5 / Switch and MacBook Pro.
Step 1: Grab yourself a Genki capture card. These handy devices allow you to connect your PS5 / Switch directly to your MacBook Pro via USB-C, there are several different models available, but they all have similar functions and are compatible with both Mac and Windows computers.
Step 2: Connect the Genki capture card to your PS5 / Nintendo Switch
Once you have the Genki capture card, connect it to the HDMI port of your PS5. Then, connect the USB-C cable from the Genki ShadowCast capture card to your MacBook Pro.
Step 3: Install and open the Genki Arcade app
Install and open the Genki Arcade app, and it’ll auto detect ShadowCast and you’ll be playing immediately without any settings to fiddle with.
Step 4: Play your games
Once you’re connected, you’ll be able to play games on your MacBook Pro display, the gaming quality and frame rate better as Remote Play on a large-screen TV or monitor.
By using a Genki capture card and the Remote Play feature, you can connect your PS5 and Nintendo Switch directly to your MacBook Pro and enjoy games on your laptop display. This setup is a great option for those who don’t have access to a large-screen TV or monitor and want to play games on a larger display.
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