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SNES9x PS3 4.4.5 Emulator Includes New HD Version with 4xSoft


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179w ago - Today the Super Nintendo Emulator PS3 port is updated to SNES9x PS3 4.4.5 for Firmware 1.92+, 3.15, 3.41 and PlayStation 3 Custom Firmware 3.55.

Download: SNES9x PS3 4.4.5 (FW 1.92+/FW 3.15/FW 3.41/CFW 3.55) (23.09 MB - Includes both HD and Normal Versions) / SNES9x PS3 4.4.5 (FW 1.92+/FW 3.15/FW 3.41/CFW 3.55) (Fixed 3.55 CFW Version)

OK, I promised Netplay was going to be in the next release - but it's going to have to wait until the next release. Sorry about that. BTW - check out the HD version this time - try it out in combination with 4xSoft and I think you'll be pleasantly surprised.

SNES9x PS3 4.4.5 (FW 1.92+/FW 3.15/FW 3.41/CFW 3.55) changes:

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Build 4.4.5 (14-02-2010)
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  • New HD Version - every game runs at the SNES' high-resolution mode (512x448 interlaced mode). Try this with the right shader on (4xSoft) and this can make the games look beautiful. Both progressive (1080p/720p/480p/576p) and interlaced modes (480i/576i/1080i) work with this - try interlaced for best results.
  • 4xSoft combined with this HD version also beautifies the pseudo hi-res transparent background layers in Kirby's Dreamland 3.
  • Triple Buffering option added - enabled by default. Faster graphics/shader performance with triple buffering turned on - some potential input lag with triple buffering on - turn it off in case you experience problems of this nature.
  • USB/Bluetooth mouse can be used now for Mouse/Super Scope games.
  • Primal Rage works again.






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deliol's Avatar
#4 - deliol - 201w ago
snes emulation was the reason i bought a psp 3 years ago... :-)

It's just awesome to be able to play "Lost Vikings" again , this time on my PS3 !!! Thank you!

Unfortunately i cannot try it right now, as my wife is watching tv... :-(

eiz's Avatar
#3 - eiz - 201w ago
it's a new port based on the vanilla snes9x source.

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#2 - enohand - 201w ago
nice man... is this just the ps2 one? or a completly new one?

eiz's Avatar
#1 - eiz - 201w ago
Update #2: squarepusher2 has released several more updates to SNES9x PS3, the Super Nintendo Emulator for PlayStation 3, which are all available for download now HERE.

Update: A new SNES9x r2 binary is now available with changes noted HERE followed by a SNES9x v1.0.3 port by Alex793 which includes some more fixes for those interested.

I got my Teensy++ Thursday and decided to port SNES9x (Super Nintendo Emulator) over to the PS3 as a little exercise to play with the Cell SDK.

It's pretty rough but it seems to work OK. It will load (uncompressed) ROMs off of /dev_usb000.

If anyone is interested, the code is linked above via GitHub with a binary attached below.

Download: SNES9x (Super Nintendo Emulator) PS3 Port / SNES9x PS3 Port Source Code

It's a new port to PS3 LV2 OS based on the vanilla SNES9x source.

To build:

- Install Cell SDK >= 1.92. You know how to find it. Configure according to the install instructions (make sure to set CELL_SDK).
- Make pkg
- Load the pkg and your ROMs onto a usb drive.
- Install on PS3 using your jailbreak device of choice.

Things that suck:

- Lots of SNES9x features are not supported yet. No save states, for example. Most of these are really simple to implement.
- Sound code is rubbish. It more or less works, but you'll probably hear the occasional skip.
- Performance isn't great.
- UI. Or rather, there isn't one.
- So much more.













SNES9x (Super Nintendo Emulator) PS3 Port Arrives!

SNES9x (Super Nintendo Emulator) PS3 Port Arrives!

SNES9x (Super Nintendo Emulator) PS3 Port Arrives!

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