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February 15, 2011 // 11:26 pm - The Super Nintendo Emulator PS3 port is updated once again, this time to SNES9x PS3 4.4.6 for Firmware 1.92+, 3.15, 3.41 and PlayStation 3 Custom Firmware 3.55.

Download: SNES9x PS3 4.4.6 (FW 1.92+/FW 3.15/FW 3.41/CFW 3.55)

Changes are detailed below, and now include HD shaders and several fixes as follows:

Build 4.4.6 (16-02-2010)

  • HD version and Normal version merged into one - there are now HD shaders that do the same as the previous HD version.
    * HD shaders (which upscale the resolution to 512x448) instead of hacked HD version. '4xSoft-HD' is currently the best out of the HD shaders - more to come.
    * The HD version in version 4.4.5 ran in interlaced mode - with the HD shaders, you can run in either progressive or interlaced mode.
  • Fixed PAL50/PAL60 automatic activation in 576i/p mode.
  • Fixed Rise Of The Robots interlacing issues - other games which use interlaced mode also corrected.
  • Fixed Multiplayer controls - only player 1 worked.

SNES9x PS3 4.4.6 Emulator Arrives with HD Shaders and Fixes

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#3 - eiz - September 18, 2010 // 3:04 pm
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it's a new port based on the vanilla snes9x source.

#2 - enohand - September 18, 2010 // 2:41 pm
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nice man... is this just the ps2 one? or a completly new one?

#1 - eiz - September 18, 2010 // 10:13 am
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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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