The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is now fully playable in Cemu

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    Renowned Nintendo Wii U emulator, CEMU, is making quite an astonishing amount of progress. Team Cemu, the developers behind the emulator, which receives over $35,000 a month via Patreon, have recently released Cemu 1.7.4c, as of April 1, 2017. While you could play The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at 720p on your Wii U, or even 900p on your Switch, thanks to Team Cemu's hard work, if you have a PC capable enough, it's possible to experience the latest Zelda game at 3840x2160, full 4K HD, even commonly hitting 30 frames per second. Of course, while there are intermittent bugs and glitches from being played on an emulator, as of this latest build, Breath of the Wild is fully playable, start to end, through Cemu. Not only that, but there are even custom graphic packs available to use as well, enhancing the visuals of the game even further. Of course, running the game in such a state takes a lot of power, as the video linked above utilized an i7 6700k and a GTX 1070 to allow for stable performance. Of course, you don't even need to upscale the game, though it still requires a fairly capable PC. While the latest build is backer only, the public will be able to experience Cemu 1.7.4c when it becomes available on April 9.
     
  2. Sonic Angel Knight

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    @Chary Show us proof, where your very own video? :creep:
     
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    That was fast.
     
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    How many more decades until the averagely available computer can decently run it?
     
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    Read about this on flipboard. Great progress and in 4k that's amazing.
     
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    This is quite impressive, they seriously make lightspeed progress!
     
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    So this is a emulator that currently puts the actual wii u and switch zelda game to shame right? :blink:

    Score another point for emulation! :creep:
     
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    Making money out of a copyrighted material. Damn! Nintend0 would be swooping down their asses.
    I bet the Nintend0 lawyers are busy now. j/k
    Great news for the emulator scene nonetheless. Emulators are amazing, it makes things much more beautiful and interesting just like Dolphin emulator. But, I guess it's a gray area since it's like donation since it's patreon?
     
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    So, I wonder if this is legit work, or if they utilized stolen code/documents to get it running as such. Hard to tell when the project itself is closed-source.
     
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    Damn, should ditch my job and become emulator developer.
     
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    Where would they even "steal" Wii U specific emulator code from?
     
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    And r9 r9390 gogo or no-no? Or instead of getting switch I should get gtx 1070?
     
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    This is looking absolutely phenomenal for just a month after the game's release, and $35,000 a month!!? It's amazing the kind of progress in niche subjects Patreon makes viable nowadays. These guys could potentially work on this emulator as a full-time career while still making bank depending on the number of developers and hardware costs, and that's an extremely exciting prospect.
     
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    Well, now pc master race users can shit as much as they want on wii u/switch owners.
     
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    I wasnt aware there was a Switch emulator too. Link please.
     
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    Obviously refering to the only Switch game worth playing right now.
     
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    What is stopping ninty's legal team from C&Ding their asses until the next decade? They could legally sue the owners of CEMU for a couple hundred thousand in losses due to the emulator, right?
     
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    MS and Sony said it was money well spent to keep dev's off their backs :ph34r:

    but yeah I would guess the figure flying around is going to rub ninty up the wrong way, even if they would normally just ignore the issue idk if the money factor might get them to try an example which is kinda why people highlighting these kinds of details could be seen as trying to spark something
     
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