The digital delivery service will release An Open Program RetroArch on Steam on July 30. It is a shell based on the Libreto API, for which more than 100 emulator cores and personal games like various game consoles, old personal computers and even tomb raiders or dooms are ported.
In simple terms, RetroArch is a powerful combination to launch retro games from one device to your device. The full list of supported platforms includes more than 50 titles, and in the most interesting you can select PlayStation 1, 2 and PSP, NES, SNES, GameBoy, GameCube and Wii, as well as Sega Mega Drive and DOSBox.
The first version of RetroArch for Windows will be released on Steam, and in the future we can expect versions for Linux and MacOS. Also, in the first step, the application on Steam will be completely identical to the version on the official website and will not use the functionality of the SteamWorks SDK. Developers noted that their main goal is to create software to reproduce the purchased licensed content and they are open to interacting with the copyright holders of old games and systems.
If we consider retroarch as a whole, applications are issued for a large number of platforms. These include PCs (Windows, MacOS, Linux), Home Gaming Console (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, etc.), Portable Console (PlayStation Vita, Nintendo 3DS, etc.), Smartphones (Android, iOS etc.). Embedded systems and mini PCs (Raspberry Pi, ODROID, etc.) and even using the Emscripten compiler in the web browser.