Any Way to Play Mega Man X on the DS?

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by ShamusHand, Nov 2, 2008.

  1. ShamusHand

    ShamusHand Member

    Aug 25, 2008
    United States
    [​IMG] I've tried all SNES DS emulators and patches, and I can't get either Mega Man X, X 2, or X 3 to run properly on the DS (whether the game doesn't load, the level select screen freezes, or everything is garbled). I'd really appreciate if anyone could tell me how to run any of them on the DS, they're my favorite games of ALL TIME.

    P.S.: I know there are somewhat similar versions of Mega Man for the DS, but they aren't anything like Mega Man X.
  2. ViRGE

    ViRGE GBAtemp Fan

    Dec 4, 2004
    SNEmulDS will run Mega Man X (1.1 is advised). X2 and X3 will not and never will run on a DS, they use special DSPs that the DS isn't powerful enough to emulate.
  3. Vague Rant

    Vague Rant Deceptively cute

    Aug 7, 2008
    I thought X2 and X3 ran, but didn't display any sprites, since that's what the coprocessor handled in those games? Haven't tested either of them myself, but I'm sure I remember hearing that.
  4. cupajoe

    cupajoe Have a cup of joe!

    Aug 25, 2007
    United States
    When I tested Megaman X (1.1) on snemulds it ran almost perfectly, you might have to mess around with layer orders though.
  5. El Blacksheep

    El Blacksheep GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 23, 2008
    United States
    Southern California
    when i played MMX on my ds, the INTRO stage worked perfectly. but the water stage displayed almost nothing and was completely unplayable.

    EDIT: and i agree with you 100%.
    megaman z for the GBA is inferior to the x series in every way.
    zx is an improvement over z, but still too similar to the inferior GBA series than the X series.