CEMU 1.12.2 is now available for download, optimizes performance, draw calls & code translation

The team behind the best WiiU emulator, CEMU, has released a brand new version that is currently available to all backers. CEMU 1.12.2 adds support for gl_FrontFacing in GPU7 shaders, adds experimental UI localization, optimizes code translation, brings small improvements to generated code, fixes a bug that could cause permanent 100% CPU usage on one core and optimizes draw calls by avoiding unnecessary render state checks.

CEMU 1.12.2 will be available to the public on June 24th and below you can find its complete changelog, as well as some videos showing a number of games running in this new version of the WiiU emulator.

CEMU 1.12.2 Release Notes

  • Added UI localization
    This feature is experimental and the default language is still English. Currently provided translations are Spanish, Russian and German translations
  • CPU/JIT:
    Optimized code translation:
    Up to four times faster while still generating code of the same quality compared to previous release
    This should help in situations where large amounts of game code is executed for the first time. E.g. booting a game or the first loading screen
  • Small improvements to generated code: Use x64 near JMPs where possible Optimized code for LWZX instruction
  • Input:
    Fixed wiimote button 1 and 2 being swapped
  • NEX:
    Fixed a bug that could cause permanent 100% CPU usage on one core
  • GX2:
    Optimized draw calls by avoiding unnecessary render state checks Fixed support for R8_UNORM textures
  • Added support for gl_FrontFacing in GPU7 shaders

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