Testing PS3 game emulation on M1 Apple Silicon Mac RPCS3 Metal MoltenVK very early alpha


RPCS3 macOS pull requests: https://github.com/RPCS3/rpcs3/pull/11222 – instructions here can be used to build your own copy of RPCS3 for macOS
PCSX2 Metal macOS tutorial: https://youtu.be/Duosa2iKZyQ

M1 emulators playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYzT4cEhhFvh9IAsuic4paA_elCqNKs3J
M1 Pro emulators test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGtU5wRWuhc
PPSSPP M1 native ARM build: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYfnSCgRBdA

This is a video test of an early build of RPCS3 for macOS, as you will be able to tell there is still a lot of work required in order to get performance and compatibility to where gaming would be acceptable. However this is a very impressive feat considering that we are running an Intel emulator (using Rosetta 2 translation layer) plus we are translating Vulkan to Metal through MoltenVK, and also this macOS port has barely had any optimisation applied. We look forward to further developments and future optimisations!

► Resources:
Master M1 game compatibility list: https://www.applegamingwiki.com/wiki/M1_compatible_games_master_list

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► Timestamps:
00:00 RPCS3 developments
01:57 RPCS3 unfinished alpha
02:39 Testing on M1 Max
03:18 Dragon’s Crown
04:35 Tekken Tag Tournament 2
05:10 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix
05:53 Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F
06:24 Persona 5
06:50 Demon’s Souls
07:27 Little Big Planet 2
07:51 Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters
08:20 (King of the Fighters XIII)
08:31 (NieR Replicant)
08:42 (Devil May Cry 4)
08:53 (inFamous)
09:04 (FIFA 16)
09:16 Other M1 Mac emulators

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