The Nintendo 64 is one of the latest consoles that feature some fantastic games such as 007 Goldeneye, Perfect Dark, Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Fable, Pokemon Stadium, etc. Well, I have good news for you, now you can play all these games on your Android devices. Yes, you heard that right. Here are the top 5 Nintendo 64 emulators for Android.
ClassicBoy is a fantastic multiple-system emulator that has support for the NES, PlayStation, Nintendo 64, most Game Boy systems, as well as SNK NeoGeo. Well, each platform offers its own set of features, but you get a set of features with the ClassicBoy emulator that works on all of them. Some of those features are gesture controls, save and load states, support for sensors, and many more. The portion of the Nintendo 64 emulator works decently, but you may face some stability issues. I would recommend you to try its free version before you go for the ClassicBoy’s premium one; it is available for $3.99.
Mupen64 is an open-source Nintendo 64 emulator, which means it is entirely available for free to use. The emulator boasts a bunch of basic features along with decent compatibility. Well, most emulators use Mupen64 as a base, so you can guess what kind of experience this emulator can give you. However, this emulator has not been getting updates for so long, but you can search Mupen64 on Google Play Store and find many other Nintendo 64 emulators that use its code. As I already mentioned, this emulator is entirely available for free, but you can support developers if you want by making an optional donation of $0.99.
Mupen64Plus FZ is a recently launched Nintendo 64 emulator loaded with hundreds of files, video profiles, and other stuff. The Mupen64Plus FZ is a little bit tricky to use, so that you may face some difficulties initially. However, the developers of this emulator have attached guidance in the emulator’s description on Google Play Store that can help you. Additionally, the emulator features multiple plugins, the various usual stuff, and many more things. It even gets regular updates, so I recommend you try this one. It is available for free, but you can even go for its premium version that will cost you up to $9.99.
RetroArch is another fantastic Nintendo 64 emulator that supports a ton of different systems. This one is a little bit difficult to use, but it works flawlessly. You just need to spend some time understanding its mechanics; once you get used to it, you will be satisfied with its performance. The emulator provides you with various features, including save and load states, auto-scan for saved files, load cheat codes, remap controls, and many more. This one is open source, which means you can use this emulator entirely for free.
Tendo64 is quite a decent Nintendo 64 emulator that features more than 20 different languages, save and load states, cheat codes, a customizable button layout, multiplayer support, and many other things. This one works great. Unfortunately, it has not got updated since 2017. However, you can use it for free or buy its premium version that will cost you $2.18. All the 5 Nintendo 64 emulators that we have mentioned above are great and work fantastically. We recommend you to try these emulators to play your favorite Nintendo games on the Android device. I hope you liked the article.
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