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'''DuckStation''' is an simulator/emulator of the Sony PlayStation™ console, focusing on playability, speed, and long-term maintainability. The goal is to be as accurate as possible while maintaining performance suitable for low-end devices. "Hack" options are discouraged, the default configuration should support all playable games with only some of the enhancements having compatibility issues.</p>
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'''DuckStation''' is an simulator/emulator of the Sony [[PlayStation|PlayStation™]] console, focusing on playability, speed, and long-term maintainability. The goal is to be as accurate as possible while maintaining performance suitable for low-end devices. "Hack" options are discouraged, the default configuration should support all playable games with only some of the enhancements having compatibility issues.</p>
A "BIOS" ROM image is required to start the emulator and to play games. You can use an image from any hardware version or region, although mismatching game regions and BIOS regions may have compatibility issues. A ROM image is not provided with the emulator for legal reasons, you should dump this from your own console using Caetla or other means.
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A [[PlayStation#BIOS|BIOS]] ROM image is required to start the emulator and to play games. You can use an image from any hardware version or region, although mismatching game regions and BIOS regions may have compatibility issues. A ROM image is not provided with the emulator for legal reasons, you should dump this from your own console using Caetla or other means.
 
== Compatibility Lists ==
 
== Compatibility Lists ==
 
<div class="center"><div style="display:inline-block;padding:3px 0;">[[File:PlayStation_Logo.png|link=PlayStation]]<div>Sony PlayStation™</div></div></div>
 
<div class="center"><div style="display:inline-block;padding:3px 0;">[[File:PlayStation_Logo.png|link=PlayStation]]<div>Sony PlayStation™</div></div></div>

Revision as of 04:19, 1 January 2021

DuckStation is an simulator/emulator of the Sony PlayStation™ console, focusing on playability, speed, and long-term maintainability. The goal is to be as accurate as possible while maintaining performance suitable for low-end devices. "Hack" options are discouraged, the default configuration should support all playable games with only some of the enhancements having compatibility issues.

A BIOS ROM image is required to start the emulator and to play games. You can use an image from any hardware version or region, although mismatching game regions and BIOS regions may have compatibility issues. A ROM image is not provided with the emulator for legal reasons, you should dump this from your own console using Caetla or other means.

Compatibility Lists

PlayStation Logo.png
Sony PlayStation™

Updating compatibility ratings

Ratings are based on emulation compatibility for the latest development version of the master branch.

DuckStation Emulator Wiki

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