Upcoming macOS 11.3 update may remove Rosetta 2 in some regions

Apple may be planning to remove support for Rosetta 2 on M1 Macs in certain regions with the release of macOS 11.3, according to code strings discovered in the third beta build of the software update.

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Code strings discovered in the third beta version of macOS 11.3, which was seeded to developers Tuesday, suggest that Rosetta 2 “will be removed upon installing this update.” Another string may advise that “Rosetta is no longer available in your region. Applications requiring Rosetta will no longer run.”

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