PPSSPP

Play PSP games on Android devices with this free version

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  • Category Action/Adventure
  • Program license Free
  • Version 1.9.4
  • Size 13 MB
  • Works under: Android
  • Program available in English
  • Content rating Everyone
  • Package name org.ppsspp.ppsspp
  • Program by Henrik Rydgård
    Henrik Rydgård Hornsbergs Strand 43 112 16 Stockholm Sweden

The PPSSPP app for Android mobile devices is basically an emulator for the PlayStation Portable hardware that was very popular a few years ago, allowing you to play the PSP without actually having to spend a lot of money for the system.

What the PPSSPP App Is and Does

PlayStation Portable is a handheld gaming system that came out back in 2004, although it's still very expensive and can cost over $250 to play. It became so popular because it was basically a mobile version of a full-sized PlayStation, allowing you to play all your favorite PS games on the go. This is what the PPSSPP app offers you, only without the price tag. Emulators have been popular for over a decade, and everything from Nintendo and Sega to PS4 and Xbox have been emulated through software. In short, this is a way that a small app can run the code on your Android mobile devices to give you a full-featured PlayStation experience without taking up the size, using the processing power, or costing you a ton of money.

One of the more appealing aspects about the PPSSPP app is that it's very easy to use. One might think that emulating a PlayStation via a mobile device would be very complicated business. However, the app packs it all up rather neatly and makes the setup and function of the app rather intuitive. This means that you can start playing in minutes after downloading the app. It's one of the best ways to play games online, and it won't cost you anything.

Pros and Cons of PPSSPP

Pros

  • Very intuitive system is easy to setup and play
  • Brings HD gaming to your mobile devices
  • Some of the most popular PlayStation titles available
  • Operates on Android 2.3 and up

Cons

  • Doesn't have all the PSP games
  • You'll need a good device or else it will lag and freeze

Lots of performance and compatibility fixes! See the website for details.

1.9.4 delivers some additional touch screen and crash fixes and fixes a rare issue with the settings menu being invisible.

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