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How To Emulate Retro Games On The iOS Delta Emulator

How To Emulate Retro Games On The iOS Delta Emulator
It works really well!

Reviving Classic Gaming on iOS: Delta Emulator Launches on Apple App Store

The Delta Emulator has now debuted on the Apple App Store, making it one of the first video game emulators available for iPhones.


What is Delta Emulator?

Delta Emulator is an advanced application that brings classic video games to modern Apple devices, including iPhones and Macs. The emulator supports a bunch of gaming systems from yesteryear, including:

  • Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)

  • Nintendo 64

  • Game Boy Color

  • Game Boy Advance

  • Nintendo DS


Technical Requirements

To enjoy the full capabilities of the Delta Emulator, ensure your device(s) meet the following requirements:

  • iPhones require iOS 14.0 or later.

  • Macs should have macOS 11.0 or later, with support extending to machines with an Apple M1 chip or newer.

The emulator itself is a compact download, sized just under 70MB, making it a lightweight addition to any gamer's app arsenal.



Features and Functionality

Delta Emulator isn't just about playing games; it's about experiencing them in a customized way. The app features on-screen controls and offers various layout customization options. Moreover, it supports third-party Bluetooth gaming controllers, such as those from Sony PlayStation and Xbox One S, enhancing the gaming experience with familiar tactile feedback.


Getting Started with Delta

I was shocked with just how easy this was to use. To start playing, users will need ROMs of their favorite games. No, I'm not allowed to tell you where to get them but... Google is a good friend of yours, and it can be done straight from your phone.


Once the ROMs are ready, launching a game is straightforward:

  1. Open the Delta Game Emulator.

  2. Tap the "+" icon on the top right of the screen.

  3. Navigate to where the ROM is stored (like "Files") and select the desired ROM.

  4. (optional) Tap the ROM if it is in a .zip status to automatically unzip it into a playable filetype.

  5. Open the ROM, and tap on the game icon to begin playing.

Organized Gaming Experience

The Delta Emulator organizes games by their system type, making it easy for users to find and play their favorites. Whether it's a SNES or Nintendo DS game, the interface allows for intuitive navigation and browsing through different sections with simple swipes.



With its introduction on the App Store, Delta Emulator marks a new era for iOS users, combining the nostalgia of classic video games with the cutting-edge technology of modern Apple devices. It's a perfect blend of past and present, providing hours of entertainment to those keen to revisit the games of their childhood or explore the classics for the first time.


My advice? Download this fast; because who knows how long it will last on the App Store with Nintendo lawyers on the case.

~Smash

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