Citra Application Crashing Instantly(Mac)

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MacOS seems to not like some of the recent changes made to Citra, perhaps your current issue is related to that. To find out, please try out this older Citra version:
Download citra-osx-20200707-bd7ee8c.tar.gz from
Extract it and then run the citra-qt executable found inside of the extracted folder.

Issue: Citra Application crashing instantly (Mac) upon opening a game.

OS: macOS Big Sur 11.2.3
Citra Version: Citra Nightly 1697
Game: Metroid Samus Returns

citra_log.txt (9.3 KB)

System Information for Support

Client Version                                Nightly 1697 HEAD-b3cab3c
Operating System                              macOS 11.2
CPU                                           VirtualApple @ 2.50GHz
Graphics API                                  OpenGL ?
Graphics Renderer                             ?
CPU JIT                                       [x]
Hardware Renderer                             [x]
Hardware Shader                               [x]
Hardware Shader, Accurate Multiplication      [x]
Shader JIT                                    [x]
System Region                                 -1
Shader Disk Cache                             [x]

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Citra does not support the new M1 Macs. For more information, please read this topic: Apple M1 Chip on MacBook Pro

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