After almost four years, the team behind the best Playstation 2 emulator has released a brand new version. PCSX2 1.6.0 is now available for download and comes with a number of tweaks, fixes and improvements.
Going into more details, version 1.6.0 brings numerous accuracy enhancements. For instance, it implements Software Sprite Renderer feature which allows to CPU emulate (SSE accelerated) certain sprite draws directly from the HW renderer. It also has a new version of the TFX shader on Direct3D10/11 to match OpenGL code and its’ accuracy for certain effects.
Furthermore, it adds dedicated fixes for Big Mutha Truckers and Sonic Unleashed. Additionally, True Crime: Streets of L.A. is now playable in this latest version of PCSX2.
Lastly, the team has updated its GameDB with hundreds of new changes. These changes contain added or removed gamefixes that can be enabled with Automatic Gamefixes. According to the team, this should greatly improve and ease configurations for our users as they don’t need to trouble themselves with searching and manually applying gamefixes and patches for the games that require them.
John is the founder and Editor in Chief at DSOGaming. He is a PC gaming fan and highly supports the modding and indie communities. Before creating DSOGaming, John worked on numerous gaming websites. While he is a die-hard PC gamer, his gaming roots can be found on consoles. John loved – and still does – the 16-bit consoles, and considers SNES to be one of the best consoles. Still, the PC platform won him over consoles. That was mainly due to 3DFX and its iconic dedicated 3D accelerator graphics card, Voodoo 2. John has also written a higher degree thesis on the “The Evolution of PC graphics cards.”