PSP consoles are popular because they are portable, but it can still be a pain to carry it around with you everywhere you go. Well, you don’t need to do that any longer. If you have an iPhone or an iPad, you can play PSP games on it by merely downloading the PPSSPP emulator.
PPSSPP ( PlayStation Portable Simulator Suitable for Playing Portably ) is free to download and use, offers fast gameplaying and the ability to play whatever PSP game you want on your device with much better graphics that you get with the games console. If you own the larger screen iOS devices, you get the option of playing in full HD in full-screen mode and the on-screen controls are highly customizable. There is the option of adding eternal controllers and setting up button-to-combo moves, as well as other settings. This PSP emulator works on all iOS devices and is a user-friendly emulator app.
Given the nature of the emulator app, it isn’t an app that you will find in any official Apple app store but, because it is open-source, you can download it by installing an external app installer called TweakBox first. Here’s how you do it. Tap to download directly.
Method 1: iOS
- From your iOS device browser, download TweakBox
- Open TweakBox on your iPhone or iPad by tapping the icon
- Tap Apps
- Tap on TweakBox Apps
- Type the app name into the search option and wait
- When you see the result on the screen, tap Install or directly click on the download button above
- When the emulator has fully installed on your device, tap the icon on your homepage to start using it.
Method 2: IPA Download
- First, download the PPSSPP emulator .ipa file from the button above
- Get Cydia Impactor from the link below and install on your computer. Install using the app.
If you want to play other console games on your iPhone or iPad, have a look at these alternative emulators:
Consoles offer some of the best games ever, and now, with emulator apps like this one, we can use our iOS devices to play them. No more having to lug portable games consoles around or waiting until we get home; now we can play our favorite games on the go, wherever we are, whenever we want.
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