Dreaming about to play ps games on Android and PC?
In this post, we’ll a learn:
- about the PS3 emulator;
- how to install them;
- how to setup & configure them;
- play ps3 games on Pc and Android;
Honestly, I am a big fan of PlayStation games. If you are too, in this article, we will be going to see a way to play PlayStation games on PC and Android. Playing games with a console is a great fun experience, but what if someone hasn’t a real console?
No worries, the time has changed, here I am back myself with a great solution which will help you play 1000+ PlayStation games without a real console. Furthermore, you do not have to worry for buying new consoles or borrowing it from your friends. You can take a real PlayStation gaming experience directly on your Windows PC and Android smartphone. This makes it much more convenient for all user who desires to play ps games on a console.
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Well, while the discussion on this topic, the main question will be in our mind that- “Is it Possible To Run PS3 Games PC & Android?”. The answer is simple, with the help of legitimate PS3 emulator software, you can easily simplify things directly on Windows computers and Android smartphones.
So there, before jump into the explanation methods, let’s first have a learn about the “PS3 emulator”.
What is (RPCS3) PS3 Emulator?
RPCS3 is a free tool which is formally known as PS3 Emulator. It is an open source software and primarily designed for playing PlayStation 3 games on pc like God of War, Grand Theft Auto V and much more. This software is fully compatible with both Windows and Linux OS.
The best thing about RPCS3 emulator is that it comes with an extraordinary feature in which you can configure the setting of Gamepads, CPU, GPU, I/O, Emulator, Network, etc. Apart from all these, RPCS3 emulator has many lots of others features like Graphics device, Resolution scale, Aspect ratio, Frame limit and other additional settings filters are available, which you can explore while using the tool.
- Free to use (no annoying ads)
- Control game with Mouse and Keyboard
- Easy to playable PlayStation games in the RPCS3 emulator
- Compatible with Windows PC and Linux OS.
System Requirements of RPCS3 Emulator
Remember the following requirements before installing (RPCS3) PS3 Emulator on your computer. Please make sure your system should need to meet the following requirements:
|Operating System||Windows ® 7/ WIndows® 8 / Windows® 10 (highly recommended)|
|Processor||Dual-core processor, Intel, NVIDIA or AMD are efficient|
|Ram||4GB RAM or more is recommended|
|Video (GPU)||Supports OpenGL 4.3 or greater|
- Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable
- Microsoft DirectX End-User Runtime
Remember: If you have a decent PC with high GPU, Ram and Processor, then this tool will work smoothly on your windows computer.
How to install PS3 Emulator on PC?
Here below, we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide; please make sure to read and follow all the steps carefully.
Ready? Let’s get started.
Step 1. The first thing you will need to do is download latest build RPCS3 Emulator on your Windows or on Linux computer.
Step 2. Next, Create a new folder and give the name to “RPCS3” folder.
Step 3. Extract “RPCS3 Zip” file into “RPCS3” folder. ( I use WinRAR tool for extracting the zip file).
Step 4. Now, download latest PS3™ firmware software. (Note: PS3 firmware is quite over 196.61 MB).
We all almost have successfully completed the first startup, now let’s ready to go on the second section.
Install PS3 Firmware on RPCS3 Emulator:
Step 1. Go back to the folder and Click “rpcs3” to run the emulator.
Step 2. Tick “I have read the quickstart guide (required)” and “Do not show again” on the first agreement screen to run ps3 games. And click “Okay.”
Step 3. Click on “File”>> “Install Firmware” and select downloaded PS3 firmware file (PS3UPDAT.PUP) from your local folders.
Step 4. Once the firmware is successfully installed, You will see a success message on your screen. (“Successfully installed PS3 firmware and LLE Modules”.)
Now let’s take a look at the final section on how to play PS3 games in RPCS3 Emulator.
Boot/run ps3 emulator games:
Here below I have shared a method to run or install ps3 games on (RPCS3) Emulator. So, there without any further ado, let’s get into practical details step by step.
Step: 1. Get your favourite PlayStation 3 games. (I already have “Super Street Fighter 2” ps3 iso game.)
Step: 2. Now, Create a new folder and name it as the “PS Game”.
Step: 3. Extract game zip file into “PS Game” folder.
Step: 4. Once the file is successfully extracted, you will see two different files inside the folder; “.pkg” file and “.rap” file.
Step: 5. Copy “.rap” file and Open the “RPCS3” folder, Go to \dev_hdd0\home\00000001\exdata\ and paste “.rap” file. (or you can simply drag & drop “.rap” file inside the exdata folder.)
Step: 6. Open RPCS3 emulator and tap to “file” and click on “install .pkg”, select the game package file from your “PS Game” folder.
Step: 7. Once the game is successfully installed, afterwards you can freely take an advantage of ps games.
Step: 8. Finally, double-click on the game icon and it will automatically be showing compiling PPU modules on your screen, just sit relaxed, leave it for a while until the process is complete. When the module is finished compiling, your game will start automatically.
Step: 9. Hurrah! You can now go crazy on Ps game.
PS3 emulator for android
If you are dreaming to play PS games on your Android smartphone. With the help of PS Emulator, gamers can easily play ps game’s on Android device. You can find many PS emulators apk on Google PlayStore and over the internet.
Classicboy emulator is one of the most favourite ps emulators, which you can play overall consoles games easily on Android device:
- PlayStation 1 ( PS1 )
- Nintendo 64 ( N64 )
- GameBoy Advance ( GBA )
- GameBoy Classic ( GB )
- GameBoy Color ( GBC )
- Sega Genesis
- SNK NeoGeo
- Gestures controller/Sensor settings
- Supported Controller profiles (trial) like as PS3, XBOX360 and MOGA
- Easy to customize game video size
- External Joysticks/keyboard are supported to play games and much more.
Before you go, one thing worth to note is that PS emulator app often imposes several types of restrictions, you can’t expect to play high-end graphic demanding ps games on the android phone.
Download PS3 emulator for android (Installation Process)
Follow the steps below on how to download ps3 emulator apk:
- First of all download & install ClassicBoy (Emulator) on your Android device.
- Now download “PS1 game rom” from Google. (Once complete don’t forget to extract the zip file and make sure you have moved extracted rom file inside ClassicBoy >> Playstation>>roms. (Note: You will find ClassicBoy Folder in Internal Storage)
- Then, Open the ClassicBoy App and Select Playstation 1 to play games.
- Go to “Games Section” and Select Game >> Parent Folder >> Roms and select “.cue file”
- That’s it! let’s enjoy.
There are some other alternatives PS emulators apps, which you might check out further:
- Matsu PSX Emulator
- PPSSPP – PSP emulator
- FPse for Android devices (premium option)
- ePSXe for Android (another premium option apps)
If this tutorial on PS3 Emulator for PC & Android was helpful, let me know your thoughts in the comments. I would appreciate your valuable time.
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