PCSX2

PCSX2 1.5.0 build 3212 Nightly

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Looking for a PlayStation emulator, gamers inevitably stumble upon PCSX2. It’s one of the most complete, extensive, and easy-to-use gaming emulators in the market. The list of games compatible with the program is actively growing. There’s a dedicated forum where community members can share tips, gaming files, and other valuable content.

PCSX2 is a highly configurable tool. The list of options and settings might be overwhelming for beginners - after a while of active use, however, you’ll master it back-to-back. There’s a wide range of plugins that help re-create a native PlayStation experience on a PC. Additional patches and plugins make PCSX2 a highly agile emulator, compartmentalizes possible complexities, and improves the performance of the hardware.

How Can PCSX2 Boost Your PC?

PCSX2 is a convenient tool where a straightforward interface pairs well with a broad array of features. It’s compatible with Windows XP and Vista, both for 32-bit and 64-bit computers. The system requirements include Intel Core CPU @3.2ghz or higher. In order to run a Pc emulator, a gamer needs to have a PlayStation device as well. Apart from the list of titles available on the PCSX2 official website, you can insert your own game into a DVD-player and run it on a PC. When it comes to the list of compatible games, it’s easy to navigate. All the titles are color-coded based on their compatibility level. The green ones are fully playable. A blue label means you can run a game but bugs and crashes are to be expected.

Yellow and orange tags are assigned to games with limited access - you can browse the menus and see the game logo but not the gameplay itself. Finally, titles marked with red are not compatible with the emulator. In order to configure plugins to your preferences, you can choose the one you want to run in a dropdown list in a ‘Configuration’ tab. A gamer can tweak various design parameters to ensure the game works correctly. You can organize memory cards, apply game fixes and patches in order to improve the loading and performance speed.

PCSX2 Main Features:

  • Savestates feature allows save the progress of the game and transfer it to a PS;
  • Unlimited cloud-based storage that cancels memory card restrictions;
  • High gameplay resolution: play games in 1080p and 4K HD;
  • Patching system to get access to cheats;
  • A built-in HD video recorder;
  • Wide use of controllers. 

Summary

PCSX2 is a PS emulator for Windows that’s capable of re-creating a gaming experience with high accuracy. While possessing a broad range of features, the tool struggles with high-speed titles. Overall, PCSX2 is a solid alternative to PlayStation and a fairly straightforward program for medium-level PC users.

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  • Last Updated: 2019-08-08
  • Developer: PCSX2 Team LTD
  • Homepage: pcsx2.net
  • Version: 1.5.0 build 3212 Nightly
  • File size: 5.04 MB
  • Downloads: 1,606
  • Operating system: Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • Filename: pcsx2-v1.5.0-dev-3212-gb48bc8e71-windows-x86.7z
  • MD5 Checksum: 2e5410743b2f55019ab2a7351a33e745

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