If you had the chance to play PlayStation and Nintendo 64 games on your iPhone or iPad, would you take it? The answer is definitely a Yes. With a few iOS emulators from Cydia, you can now play any console games made for the PlayStation and Nintendo 64 on an iPhone, iPad or even the latest iPod Touch. iOS users who want to experience PlayStation or Nintendo 64 on iOS can now follow the simple step-by-step guide here to install it right away. The emulator is free to use and so does the tutorial.
How to Install PlayStation & Nintendo Emulator on iOS
In order to play any console games from PlayStation or Nintendo 64 on iOS device, you will need to download an emulator. There are a few available in the market but RetroArch App is the one that is highly recommended due to its compatibility.
Step 1: Check your iOS version. Make sure it is iOS 8, iOS 8.1, iOS 8.2, iOS 8.3, iOS 8.4 or any newer versions. Based on our own testing, RetroArch is not compatible with iOS 7.1.2 although there are some people claimed that it works.
Step 2: Make sure you are already jailbroken. See TaiG iOS 8.4 jailbreak guide if you haven’t. Once you are ready, Open Cydia.
Step 3: Tap on the Search button once your Cydia is completely loaded.
Step 4: Enter RetroArch and search for it. Tap on RetroArch once you see it from the Cydia apps list.
Step 5: At RetroArch page, tap on the Modify button (located top right) and then tap Install. You don’t need any special Cydia sources to install this app.
Step 6: Go back to homescreen and tap on RetroArch icon (black background) to launch it. Once the app is running, hit the Home button.
Step 7: Open Safari browser to search for the ROM of your desired game. Download all the game ROMs and you are ready to play.
Step 8: Back to the emulator, Tap on the Load Content button to load your game ROM.
Step 9: Select the ROM of the game you want to play and then select the emulator, for example, select Nintendo N64 emulator if you want to load Super Smash Bros ROM.
With RetroArch, you can play PlayStation and Nintendo N64 games on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Other useful tutorials on Cydiawater:
1. Cydia Guide – A complete Cydia guide for dummies who have never even heard of Cydia or Jailbreak.
2. How to Download Cydia on iPad – Step by step tutorial.
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