10/31/2022 at 8:25 p.m. by Jusuf Hatic – The first real PS4 emulator is in the starting blocks: With the provision of the fpPS4 software, 26 indie titles and twelve homebrew games can be emulated at the beginning.
Seven years after the release of the Playstation 4, a working emulator is available for download for the first time, allowing PC gamers to run the PS4 console on their home computer. The software called fpPS4 initially offers a total of 26 indie games and twelve homebrew games that are supposed to run more or less smoothly. In the video, developer BrutalSam shows a part of the games, some of which also reach the magic mark of 60 FPS.
The fpPS4 emulator was developed in Pascal language and, in addition to Windows 7 SP1 as the oldest compatible operating system, requires an x64 processor and a graphics card with Vulkan API support – all components that should be found in almost most computers. The supported games include, for example, Undertale, Forager, VA-11 Hall-1 or Super Meat Boy. The full list of games that should be emulated with fpPS4 and games that are currently being worked on for compatibility have been published on the Github platform.
As the developer clarifies in the dedicated list, the list of all testers of the fpPS4 emulator is expandable, so the compatibility list will see some growth in the coming days. However, there is still a long way to go before triple-A games from Sony’s last-gen consoles – and will probably not be necessary for paying customers, after all, some PC remakes of popular Playstation exclusive games such as God of War or The Last of Us released.
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