CEMU 1.12.0 is now available, improves game list, adds friend list & native wiimote support

The team behind the best emulator for Nintendo WiiU, CEMU, has released a brand new version. According to the developers, CEMU 1.12.0 adds native support for wiimote and friend list, improves game list, and comes with various bug fixes & smaller improvements.

Going into slightly more details, CEMU 1.12.0 adds game icons, the ability to quick jump to an entry by typing the first letters, the ability to navigate with arrow keys, columns for time played and last time launched and an option to create gameprofile (if it doesn’t exist).

CEMU 1.12.0 is currently available to all Patreon backers and will be available to everyone next week, on May 2nd. Below you can find the full release notes for its latest version (1.12.0d), as well as some videos showing various games running on it.

Cemu 1.12.0 | Fast Racing Neo Gameplay

Cemu 1.12.0 (Real Wiimote) | Mario Party 10 Gameplay

Cemu 1.12.0 | Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gameplay

New in 1.12.0d:
general: Fixed crash when selecting wiimote as emulated controller

New in 1.12.0c:
general: Fixed graphic pack custom shaders sometimes not loading

New in 1.12.0b:
general: Fixed a bug where wiimote input provider was not displayed in input settings

New in 1.12.0:
general: Improved game list

Added game icons
Added ability to quick jump to an entry by typing the first letters
Added ability to navigate with arrow keys
Added columns for time played and last time launched
Added option to create gameprofile (if it doesn’t exist)
Sorting of entries is no longer case-sensitive
Display a notification while the game list is being refreshed
Game list no longer refreshes automatically when Cemu is restarted
general: Friend list support

Covers most friend features that are used by games
Wii U friend list app also supported and can be used to manage friends
general: Faster loading time of Cemu when many graphic packs are installed

general: Fixed syntax of settings.xml

input: Added native wiimote support (as separate input provider)

CPU/JIT: Added support for branches with a destination outside of the current scope of the recompiled function

zlib(rpl): Added API compressBound

nlibcurl: Fixed various bugs in multi_perform API

nsysnet: Added API gethostbyaddr, NSSLAddServerPKIExternal

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