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|release dates=  
 
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{{Infobox game/row/date|Windows|March 23, 2002}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/date|Windows|March 23, 2002}}
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{{Infobox game/row/date|OS X|December 30, 2009|ref=<ref>{{Refurl|url=https://pcsx2.net/download/releases/mac/category/4-mac.html|title=Mac releases - PCSX2 downloads|date=2021-06-12}}</ref>}}
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{{Infobox game/row/date|Linux|April 14, 2002|ref=<ref>{{Refurl|url=https://pcsx2.net/download/releases/linux/category/18-pcsx2-v0-031.html|title=Linux releases - PCSX2 downloads archive|date=2021-06-12}}</ref>}}
 
|wikipedia    = PCSX2
 
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{{ii}} Requires a PS2 BIOS that can be ripped from the console.
 
{{ii}} Requires a PS2 BIOS that can be ripped from the console.
 
{{++}} Over 97% of PS2 games are considered playable.<ref>[https://pcsx2.net/compatibility-list.html PCSX2 Compatibility List]</ref>
 
{{++}} Over 97% of PS2 games are considered playable.<ref>[https://pcsx2.net/compatibility-list.html PCSX2 Compatibility List]</ref>
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{{--}} Many games have bugs or glitches that require certain settings to fix. Check the compatibility list for more information.
  
 
'''General information'''
 
'''General information'''
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{{ii}} Nightly builds are highly recommended, as they have more features and bugfixes than the stable releases.
 
{{ii}} Nightly builds are highly recommended, as they have more features and bugfixes than the stable releases.
 
{{mm}} [https://launchpad.net/~pcsx2-team/+archive/ubuntu/pcsx2-daily PCSX2 Daily Launchpad (Linux)]
 
{{mm}} [https://launchpad.net/~pcsx2-team/+archive/ubuntu/pcsx2-daily PCSX2 Daily Launchpad (Linux)]
{{--}} No Auto Updater. Check [[#No Auto Updater|fix below]].
 
  
 
==Game data==
 
==Game data==
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{{Game data/saves|Windows|}}
 
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==Video==
 
==Video==
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|vorpx                      = true
 
|vorpx                      = true
 
|vorpx modes                = 2D
 
|vorpx modes                = 2D
|vorpx notes                = The Emulator can be played with the VR Driver [https://www.vorpx.com vorpx].<br><b>Note:</b>PCSX2 is not listed on the official vorpx game list but has a profile on the factory profile list. 3D is not confirmed yet.You may follow the discussion in the [https://www.vorpx.com/forums/search/PCSX2/ vorpx forum] on how this is developing.
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|vorpx notes                = The Emulator can be played with the VR Driver [https://www.vorpx.com vorpx].<br>'''Note:'''PCSX2 is not listed on the official vorpx game list but has a profile on the factory profile list. 3D is not confirmed yet.You may follow the discussion in the [https://www.vorpx.com/forums/search/PCSX2/ vorpx forum] on how this is developing.
 
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==Issues fixed==
 
==Issues fixed==
===No Auto Updater===
 
{{Fixbox|description=Use [https://forums.pcsx2.net/Thread-Simple-PCSX2-Updater Simple PCSX2 Updater]|ref=<ref>{{Refcheck|user=Zorklis|date=June 12, 2021|comment=}}</ref>|fix=
 
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==Other information==
 
==Other information==
 
===API===
 
===API===
 
{{API
 
{{API
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==System requirements==
 
==System requirements==
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|OSfamily = Windows
 
|OSfamily = Windows
  
|minOS    = Windows 8.1 or newer (32 or 64 bit)
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|minCPU2  =  
 
|minCPU2  =  
 
|minRAM  = 4 GB
 
|minRAM  = 4 GB
 
|minHD    =  
 
|minHD    =  
|minGPU  = GeForce GTX 750
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|minVRAM  = 1 GB
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|minDX    = 10
 
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|recCPU  = Quad Core
 
|recCPU2  =  
 
|recCPU2  =  
 
|recRAM  = 8 GB
 
|recRAM  = 8 GB
 
|recHD    =  
 
|recHD    =  
|recGPU  = GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
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|recVRAM  = 4 GB
 
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|notes    = {{ii}} System requirements vary depending on the game. Some are vastly more demanding than others, such as those that require mip-mapping enabled.
 
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{{ii}} System requirements vary depending on the game. Some are vastly more demanding than others, such as those that require mip-mapping enabled.
 
{{--}} Many games have bugs or glitches that require certain settings to fix. Check the compatibility list for more information.
 
  
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{{References}}
 
{{References}}

Latest revision as of 10:10, 27 September 2021

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This article is about the emulation of a console or deprecated PC platform on Windows, macOS (OS X), or Linux.
PCSX2
PCSX2 cover
Developers
PCSX2 Team
Release dates
Windows March 23, 2002
macOS (OS X) December 30, 2009[1]
Linux April 14, 2002[2]
PCSX2 on Wikipedia

Key points

Uses high-level emulation.
Open-source and is still actively developed.[3]
Requires a PS2 BIOS that can be ripped from the console.
Over 97% of PS2 games are considered playable.[4]
Many games have bugs or glitches that require certain settings to fix. Check the compatibility list for more information.

General information

PCSX2 Website
PCSX2 Compatibility List
Source code (GitHub)

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
Windows
Linux
PCSX2 Nightly Builds (Windows)
Nightly builds are highly recommended, as they have more features and bugfixes than the stable releases.
PCSX2 Daily Launchpad (Linux)

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video[edit]

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
2D
The Emulator can be played with the VR Driver vorpx.
Note:PCSX2 is not listed on the official vorpx game list but has a profile on the factory profile list. 3D is not confirmed yet.You may follow the discussion in the vorpx forum on how this is developing.

Issues fixed[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 10, 11
OpenGL 3.0+
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Dual Core with four threads
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 750
2 GB of VRAM
OpenGL 3.0 compatible
DirectX 10 compatible
Other
System requirements vary depending on the game. Some are vastly more demanding than others, such as those that require mip-mapping enabled.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.5 (Leopard)
Processor (CPU) Dual Core with four threads
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 750
2 GB of VRAM
OpenGL 3.0 compatible
Other
System requirements vary depending on the game. Some are vastly more demanding than others, such as those that require mip-mapping enabled.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 18.04
Processor (CPU) Dual Core with four threads
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 750
2 GB of VRAM
OpenGL 3.0 compatible
Other
System requirements vary depending on the game. Some are vastly more demanding than others, such as those that require mip-mapping enabled.

References