Android PlayStation emulation now free – PSX4Droid released to public

There was a bit of a fuss recently when popular Android PlayStation emulator PSX4Droid was removed from the Android Market – presumably to appease Sony Ericsson what with the arrival of its Xperia PLAY PlayStation-based gaming phone.

Fortunately for PlayStation fans, the creator of the emulator has retaliated by releasing the PSX4Droid code for free – and you can download the Android APK direct from the man’s blog.

psx4droid free

Better still, the new free version is a bug-fixing release. So it ought to be a little better than the one removed from the Market. You’ll need to sort your own game ROMs to make it work though, of course. Thanks to reader Imran for the tip.

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  1. Mark

     /  April 8, 2011

    Does anyone know how well this works on a Desire? (or how well it works at all?) I’m skeptical about it’s usability and affect on battery life.

  2. mintvilla

     /  April 8, 2011

    yeah, i have a htc desire, and i payed for it off android market, feel like i should now have a refund from google since they took it off? anyways, it psx4droid never really worked that well, most games loaded but ran slow.

    FPse however runs near perfect. fighting and racing games are great to see how well games run (as they have a timer so you can see if its running fullspeed) and everything ive thrown at FPse runs great, while psx4droid i had mixed results.

    However i have not tried the new 3.0 version (as i have no need)

    on a side note ive purchased nds4droid which is the nintendo ds emulator, doesnt run that well on the desire but is half decent already on my advent vega (tegra2 processor) and i emailed the guy and it doesnt support dual cores yet, once it does it should run near perfect aswell.

  3. Mark

     /  April 8, 2011

    Thanks for the feedback :)
    Shall bear FPse and nds4droid in mind (i’m likely to be getting a tablet later in the year)

  4. mintvilla

     /  April 8, 2011

    the advent vega is 199 at dixons, is it the best tablet in the world- No – value for money, none is better.

  5. Nick

     /  April 8, 2011

    Dont know if this is true, but apparently its ok to use FPse as it does not use Sony code, where as PSX4Droid used proprietary code which was why it was removed from the market coincidentally a week before the Xperia play launch.

  6. Could my Pulse do PSX4Droid?


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