Official Nintendo 3DS Emulator for Android: Citra Emulator Download

Citra Emulator

Emulators have just one purpose, which is they make any app compatible with your platform. Suppose you want to play PUBG Mobile on PC, which is actually not allowed because it can be only played on mobile phones. You can easily play that game on a PC using the emulator. So that’s the purpose of an emulator. Emulators can be used to play several games like PSP games, PlayStation games, and other consoles. You can even play Nintendo 3DS Switch games too but this will require an emulator which is compatible with it. As of now, there were no such but Citra team took a step forward and released Citra Emulator. Many users asked about it and the Citra emulator for Nintendo 3DS is now available for download.

Citra Emulator is developed in C++ programming languages and it can run many homebrew and commercial games. It requires OpenGL version 3.3 or later to run and it supports PC/laptops that run on Windows, macOS, and Linux OS. It’s the first emulator for Nintendo 3DS games.

Nintendo 3DS Switch is a handheld gaming console that provides a 3D experience without the use of any glasses.

Use of Citra Emulator for PC isn’t illegal although it just has rights of distribution of BIOS files and firmwares.

Features of Citra emulator include –

– Compatibility with hundreds of Nintendo 3DS games
– Enhanced graphics, such as resolution scaling and texture filtering (these optional features work best on high-end devices)
– Support for various built-in 3DS features, such as the camera, microphone, and motion controls
– Support for external gamepads

Citra Emulator download is now available officially for Play Store on Android.

Source: Citra

This post was last modified on January 14, 2023 12:43 PM

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