A comparison movie of emulators 'yuzu' and 'Ryujinx' that allow you to play Nintendo Switch games on your PC

'Yuzu' and 'Ryujinx' that can be used as emulators of Nintendo Switch are compatible with new game software such as '

Paper Mario Origami King ' that appeared on July 17, 2020, which was the latest at the time of article creation. Both are open source software that can be downloaded for free, but a movie that actually compares the images when playing the same game on both emulators has been released.

Emulating Nintendo Switch Games on Linux-Boiling Steam

yuzu-Nintendo Switch Emulator

Ryujinx-Nintendo Switch Emulator

You can check how you actually play the game of Nintendo Switch with 'yuzu' and 'Ryujinx' from the following movie. In the movie, ' Atsume Animal Forest ' is being played.

Yuzu vs. Ryujinx: Animal Crossing: New Horizons | Frame Rate Test | Nintendo Switch Emulator-YouTube

In the movie, yuzu (left) feels slow and the movement seems to be slow, and Ryujinx (right) is moving smoothly although there is a scene where a little lag occurs. Both frame rates were about 20 to 30 fps, and the display time per frame was shorter for Ryujinx as a whole.

However, CPU and RAM usage is higher in yuzu.

It is not that yuzu is inferior to Ryujinx, but in the movie below that played '

Super Mario Odyssey ' with two emulators, yuzu has a lighter movement, and the movement depends on the game played. Seems to come out.

Yuzu Early Access 756 Super Mario Odyssey | Yuzu VS Ryujinx | Emulator Comparation-YouTube

Both yuzu (left) and Ryujinx (right) are operating at a frame rate close to 60fps, but Ryujinx is occasionally lagging or slowing down. In addition, the sound is scattered and unstable in both cases. RAM usage was higher in yuzu.

In addition, in order to play Nintendo Switch on PC, it does not work only with yuzu and Ryujinx emulator, RCM jig to put Nintendo Switch in recovery mode (RCM) and MicroSD card of 32 GB or more are required. In addition, yuzu has published the following recommended requirements for using the emulator.

・Intel Core i7-8700 / AMD Ryzen 5 3600
・NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 470
・RAM: 16GB or more

Both yuzu and Ryujinx are open source software, and the source code is available on GitHub.

GitHub-yuzu-emu/yuzu: Nintendo Switch Emulator

GitHub-Ryujinx/Ryujinx: Experimental Nintendo Switch Emulator written in C#

It should be noted that not all Nintendo Switch games work properly on the emulator, and some games may have problems with graphics or audio, or the game may crash. The game compatibility list of yuzu and Ryujinx is open to the public, and you can check if there is a malfunction on the following page.


Issues・Ryujinx/Ryujinx-Games-List · GitHub

in Software,   Game, Posted by darkhorse_log