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How to play Arknights on PC or Mac?

play Arknights on PC

In this guide, we'll look at how to download and play Arknights on a PC (either Windows or Mac). To do this, we will need to use an emulator to simulate your phone.

For this guide, I have chosen to use BlueStacks which is the most powerful and the most secure currently. Moreover, it is compatible with Windows and Mac. Download Arknights on PC

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You can also play Arknights online without downloading the player above if you're located in one of these countries: USA, UK, Canada, Australia, China.

Install an Android emulator for Arknights

As mentioned above, we have to go through an Android emulator in order to play Arknights on PC.

First, go to this Arknights download page to download the game and the emulator.

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Once you have downloaded BlueStacks, install it like any other software and wait for the engine to launch (it may take a few minutes).

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Once this is done, you will need to set up your Google account as you would for a new phone to complete the setup.

Use the Google account with which you have your saved games to retrieve them.

Install and play Arknights on PC

Once the engine is running and you have set up your Google account, close the Google Play tab and click on theArknights icon (on the BlueStacks homepage) which will take you to its Google Play download page.

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Once on the page, click on the "Install" button to start downloading Arknights to your PC.

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And that's it! You just have to click on open to play Arknights on your computer via the emulator! (And whether it's a Windows or a Mac)

Recovering mobile progress on PC

You probably already have a game on your phone, so we'll look at how to get your progress back on PC.

With Arknights, it is quite simple. When you launch your game for the first time, you will be able to select a connection method (Yostar, Twitter or Facebook):

Simply link your account to one of these 3 methods on your mobile and then log in on your PC.

And now you can play Arknights on PC with better graphics and performance!

If you encounter a problem during the installation, do not hesitate to leave a comment or to consult our guide to optimize BlueStacks. 😉

FAQ: installing Arknights on a PC

Installing an Android emulator for Arknights : is it legal ?

Installing an Android emulator for PC is completely legal. Its role is to simulate the environment of your Android smartphone to give you access, via a computer, to all your mobile applications and games. As indicated in our installation tutorial, we use the BlueStacks emulator every day and we are extremely satisfied. It is totally secure and free!

What are the minimum system requirements to play Arknights on PC?

To play Arknights on PC with Bluestacks 4 emulator, the minimum system requirements are as follows

  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows 7 (or higher) or MacOs ;
  • Processor: Intel and AMD ;
  • RAM: at least 4 GB ;
  • HDD: 5 GB of available disk space;
  • up-to-date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.

Here is the recommended configuration to optimize your playing experience on Arknights:

  • Operating system: Windows 10 or MacOs Sierra ;
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 with virtualization extension enabled in the BIOS;
  • graphics card: Intel/Nvidia/ATI ;
  • RAM: 6 GB or more ;
  • HDD: SSD (or fusion) ;
  • Up-to-date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.

Can I transfer my Arknights account from iOS to Android?

If you started playing Arknights on your iPhone and are switching to Android, you will be able to retrieve your progress without any problems. Whether you're playing on a new Android smartphone or on a PC emulator (as explained in our guide), all you have to do is log in via Facebook to pick up the game where you left off.

What are the differences between the PC and mobile versions of the game?

Arknights mobile version or PC version is the same game. So there is no difference in terms of gameplay. If you play it on PC, you are using an Android emulator. This is used to simulate the environment of your smartphone on your computer. The notable differences are therefore in the graphics and gameplay.

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