PCSX2

FeaturesFeatures
AccuracyAccuracy
PerformancePerformance

PCSX2 is an open-source emulator using a combination of MIPS CPU Interpreters, Recompilers and a Virtual Machine through plugins to manage hardware states and PS2 system memory. It has been running for more than 10 years and can run over 2000 titles with many at full speed.


It's highly recommended to use development builds since last stable build is over 2 years old!

 

Spectabis 

  • It's a free custom frontend for PCSX2 which removes the tedious task of tinkering the settings for each game or creating complicated setups for each. 

Last Stable Release:

08-01-2016

Dated:

1.4.0

Last Dev-Builds:

v1.5.0-dev-3382-g160f / 17-02-2020

Windows: Vista SP2+ (32-bit or 64-bit)

Linux: GNU/Linux (32-bit or 64-bit)

Mac: Hasn't been updated in over 5 years

--

CPU: Intel Haswell (or AMD equivalent) @ 2.8GHz or better

GPU: DirectX 10+ 

Play!

FeaturesFeatures
AccuracyAccuracy
PerformancePerformance

It's an experimental PS2 emulator with the goal of achieving the best accuracy. The current benefits are it doesn't need a BIOS since it's a high-level emulator, has easy configuration in regards to no custom settings to fix specific games and straight forward design. 

Last Dev-Builds:

d2245933 / 17-02-2020

Windows: Requires DirectX Runtime

Linux: None reported

Mac: None reported

Android: None reported