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    Just a few days after Citra, the popular 3DS emulator, was officially released for Android devices, we report on new developments about the software. Yes, as the title suggests, someone has been working on getting Citra to work on the Nintendo Switch. Fellow GBAtemp member @m4xw shared his progress a couple of hours ago on Twitter showing Citra running natively with dynarec, under Horizon, on the Nintendo Switch. He does clarify that there are several issues to be fixed. For instance, he admits to the presence of many bugs and that it needs to be rebased onto the recent release. Moreover, there is a significant frame deviation that still needs looking into.

    However, as you can see in the videos they uploaded, this proof-of-concept does show promise. Indeed, m4xwdev further mentioned that the videos are from the first compiled build and that "nothing big broke so far". These developments strongly suggests that it's only a matter of time before we can decently play 3DS titles on the Switch.
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  3. Tom Bombadildo

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    Now this is more interesting to me than the Android build, definitely going to keep an eye on progress for this. gg @m4xw :yay:
     
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    didn't know they had an account here! if there's a discussion thread already, do share and I'll update the post!
     
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    Really Impressive, looking forward to this :)
     
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    We need port to psvita now :rofl2:
     
  7. weatMod

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    so why couldn't he or someone else do the same thing with dolphin?
    they both are android how hard would it be to port dolphin to run native on horizon ?
     
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  8. AmandaRose

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    @Prans the image aint showing on the front page lol.

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    wow that it's imprissive, great work!
     
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  10. Prans

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    yeah, saw it, thanks! I already updated the portal settings, maybe in a couple of minutes it'll be fixed
     
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    Omg if I could play Majora's Mask 3D on the switch I would probably have a heart attack
     
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    couldn't care less.
    now what, the citra emulator working on wiiu?
     
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  13. Reecey

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    Impressive work @m4xw well done!
     
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    Lakka would be better for those who don't like bans
     
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    It would probably be a lot harder, ARM emulating ARM is easier than PowerPC emulating ARM.

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    And the overclocking to 2100+ MHz is nice.
     
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    Nice keeping the 3ds going for the next decade :yay:
     
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    Or emunand and emutendo folder for games with icognito and 90DSN. cant get banned if you aren't connected to nintendo servers.
     
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    Lakka is far more easy to prepare and use
     
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    For clarification, its the build I had running like 2 months ago with the new dynarec slapped in (so no longer uses my incomplete version).
    However that means stuff like fastmem and other optimizations that were made for the Android port aren't in there right now, so there's some unknown amount of room to play with.

    Also big shoutout to Mats, he has been helping out a lot to get the base up and running and already rebased the libretro core on the latest release, we just have to hook it up for Switch again & add my dynarec changes.
     
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    Finally we can play 3DS games on the go!
     
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    This is interesting. Keep up the great work
     
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