RetroArch

RetroArchfor Android

By Libretro (Free)
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What is RetroArch?

RetroArch is a multi-system emulator for old games on Android devices. It supports the emulation of many popular games, Nintendo, PlayStation, Xbox, etc. The interface is simple for beginners as it houses all the games for easy selection. RetroArch offers you various options for personal customization of the game process.

Usually, emulators for old games have a very long delay in action. However, RetroArch supports the response time of the next frame, and there is almost no lag. You can check it yourself and understand that the emulator really works instantly. In this way, the operation of RetroArch is no different from the original gaming hardware. In addition, there are various customization options to optimize the results further.

Benefits of using RetroArch

First of all, there are great opportunities in the selection of games. You can choose any from the menu or add your game files. During the process, it is possible to take screenshots and save states. After each game, you can view the result information in the database. You can remap inputs, controls, and even cheats.

RetroArch is open source, has no annoying ads, and has no tracking. In addition, you can play without any restrictions and DRM.

Play online with other people

RetroArch allows you to play games online. You can play with your friends or any other player from anywhere in the world. There are also almost no delays in such games since the emulator relies on a peer-to-peer network. You can create your game room or join a public one from the list. Thanks to the home network, playing with someone in a local room is possible. This option is suitable for gathering with friends and having fun.

In the RetroArch documentation, you can find video tutorials on correctly joining the game, hosting, and configuring netplay manually. If you do not have fans of old games in your circle of acquaintances - join the community of users of the application on the Discord channel. There is always someone online, and there is also the option of voice chat during the game. You can also use spectator mode to watch others play.

Should you download RetroArch for Android?

If you've been looking for a mobile emulator for old games, you should try RetroArch. It runs classic games with a user-friendly interface. You can control it and customize it for yourself. It supports many world languages to make it easier for you to understand the functionality. The incredible thing is that it works almost instantly, and there are no long delays in the actions. In addition, there is an option to play online with your friends or people from the community.

The application continues to be updated and add new features. Since it is free, anyone can try using it for gaming. Moreover, it is an excellent opportunity to enjoy games even if you are far from a desktop computer.


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Pros
  • Free
  • Easy to use
  • Support for many games
  • Regular updates
  • Lots of extra features
Cons
  • Not one for casual users
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More info

LAST UPDATED:
2022-08-09
DEVELOPER:
Libretro
VERSION:
1.9.12
FILE SIZE:
566.54 MB
DOWNLOADS:
12
OPERATING SYSTEM:
Android
FILENAME:
RetroArch_v1.9.12 (2021-11-03).apk
MD5 CHECKSUM:
fee673d99dab7ed7104c5105f6c10fe4
SHA256 CHECKSUM:
b2ac32b3c26d0c556294855227c566bb656998c4b03081fd7005c929e9fe1aa6

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