God of War 3 is almost playable on the PC, sees up to 100% performance boost in latest version of RPCS3

The team behind the best Playstation 3 emulator for the PC, RPCS3, has released a new video showcasing the major improvements that have been implemented for God of War 3 in the latest version of the emulator.

According to the team, and thanks to user Nekotekina, games like God of War 3, Sly Cooper Thieves in Time, WipEout and more – which previously broke when using SPU LLVM when the slow “Accurate Xfloat” setting was disabled – have been fixed by approximating xfloat.¬†As such, this resulted in a major performance improvement when using the SPU LLVM Recompiler with a large number of games.

Now while God of War 3 runs better now on the PC – via the emulator of course – than it did before, there are still some slowdowns that need to be addressed. So yeah, while the game is closer to be listed as “playable” right now, it will take a while until we are able to play the game with 60fps.

Still, in some cases there is a 100% performance boost thanks to the latest changes/tweaks so we have to congratulate the team for accomplishing something like that.

Last but not least, the RPCS3 team also stated that it will release more videos that show the performance improvements in other popular games, so stay tuned for more!

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