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Version 1.15.4-1448 ( 29.28 Mb)

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1.12.1, 1.12.2 released on October 9, 10 fix a few bugs including a gamepad binding bug.PPSSPP is the one and only PSP emulator for iOS written in C++. It is capable of running a lot of original games but, depending on the power of your device, not all may run at full speed due to restrictions on non-jailbroken devices.

PPSSPP requires ROM images (.ISO or .CSO files) to play.


  • Configurable graphic settings
  • CLUT texturing
  • Improved ISO file system
  • PMP video format support
  • Improved emulation of the vrot CPU
  • Multiple UI language support
  • Customizable on-screen controls
  • Adjustable audio
  • Fast forward
  • Cheats
  • Save and Load States
  • Full iPad Support

  • What’s New

    PPSSPP 1.12 includes a lot of bugfixes and new features. From new UI background options to a lot of game fixes, and for those of you adventurous enough to try the experimental multiplayer support, it works better than ever. Thanks to all the contributors who made this all possible!

    The list is way too long to display here in full this time, but here's an assortment of improvements since 1.11:

    • Support for Android 12 Scoped Storage

    • Lots of updated UI, like a new joystick calibration system and many new touch control options, new backgrounds

    • Built-in CRC calculator, to be able to check with others that your ISO is valid

    • Many, many multiplayer fixes

    • Numerous game fixes

    • Savestate Undo for both load and save

    • Many graphical glitches fixed, and new texture filtering option Auto Max Quality for smooth texturing

    • New audio options, like choose whether to switch to newly plugged in devices, reverb volume, etc

    • And much more!

    Users’ Notes

  • No ROMs are included. If you own any games, add them through iTunes Sharing or other programs like 'iExplorer.'
  • May not run at full-speed on some devices
  • Star Ocean bug
  • May crash on older, less powerful gadgets
  • If you have a new shiny device, but the app crashes do the following to fix it:
    1. 1. Open PPSSPP
      2. Go to SETTINGS > Tools
      3. Now open Developer Tools > CPU core
      4. Untick “IR Internet” option
      5. You did it! Now your app won’t crash anymore

    Modern iPhones have a powerful CPU and GPU. PPSSPP for iOS converts your mobile phone into a console, allowing you to play your favorite PlayStation Portable games on the go.

    The performance of PSP games on PPSSPP for iOS may vary depending on the device type and power. Most games run smoothly and without restrictions on modern iPhones.

    PPSSPP requires you to import PSP game images after installation. Because the program simulates the BIOS and the internal OS, there is no need to download additional files to play your game files. Use an extra controller or keyboard to customize on-screen touch controls.

    PPSSPP for iOS includes several sophisticated features that cater to the needs of PSP gamers. The ability to play PSP games in high-definition (HD) resolutions is one of its essential features, which improves the whole gaming experience. Furthermore, the program enables large-screen mobile gaming on tablets, providing a more immersive experience.

    From iOS 6 through iOS 15, the PPSSPP app is compatible with the iOS operating system. The most recent Apple device is advised for the best gaming experience and maximum performance.

    PPSSPP provides a comfortable and familiar gaming environment for iOS. Gamers may start where they left off without losing progress thanks to the app's ability to save and restore the game state at any moment. There are specific settings accessible for individuals that need the best graphics quality.

    Gamers can customize PPSSPP's anisotropic filtering and texture scaling options to get the best visual experience and maximum level of graphical quality. Furthermore, the PSP emulator enables the transfer of saves from a genuine PSP system, enabling players to go where they left off on a mobile device.

    Also, it has a handy built-in Homebrew shop with access to a broad selection of independent games. This contains well-known games like Invasion of the Mutants, Cave Story, Ozone, Kosmodrones, Webfest, Battlegrounds 3, Mega Drops, and rROOTAGE.

    With support for a large selection of PSP titles, PPSSPP for iOS is created to offer a fluid gaming experience. God of War: Ghost of Sparta, Persona 3, Tekken 6, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines, Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions, Spider-Man 3, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, and Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories are just a few examples of well-known games that fall under this category.

    With the advanced customization options available on this PSP emulator, you may create a unique gaming experience. By default, PPSSPP for iOS uses the OpenGL rendering engine, but it also gives users a choice to switch to the more potent Vulkan backend. Users can customize the render resolution, enable an FPS counter, upscale textures for better quality, and skip frames for the fastest speed.

    Users can play games straight from a distant source with the use of PPSSPP's remote disc streaming feature. Install PPSSPP and import your PSP games to the game library, and you can play PSP games on your iOS device. The application offers simple on-screen touch controls and haptic feedback for a realistic gaming environment. Users can modify the control arrangement, and each button can be made to fit their preferences.

    By allowing users to specify touch motions for particular activities and change the opacity of the buttons, PPSSPP for iOS goes even further in delivering a personalized experience. Users can design a unique and cozy control arrangement using these movable settings.

    To provide a comfortable and familiar gaming experience, PPSSPP is compatible with pads and keyboards for those who prefer conventional gaming controllers. As a result, you may play PSP games on your iPhone or iPad with friends thanks to the emulator's networking capabilities. The app's availability in a variety of languages allows it to serve a broad spectrum of consumers.

    Some more sophisticated capabilities are available under the PPSSPP for iOS System settings. From this screen, you can activate game cheats, choose the PSP model (PSP-1000 or PSP-3000), save screenshots in PNG format, cache a full ISO in RAM, autoload save states, reset settings to default, enable PSP Memory Stick and stick size, turn off UI background animations, change app themes, and more.

    Please be aware that using PPSSPP for iOS to play PSP games on your iPhone or iPad might be highly taxing on your device's battery. It takes a lot of resources to emulate PSP games. Therefore, it quickly depletes your battery. But having a multipurpose device in your pocket is unbelievably convenient, so access to all games is a little price to pay.


    Version: 1.15.4-1448

    Updated at: 2023-09-06 10:08:30

    Created by: PPSSPP Team

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