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Does hearing about the PlayStation 2 bring back good memories to you? Then you will surely love PCSX2. It is a tool that is developed to emulate PS2 games on a PC. Thanks to PCSX2, you can enjoy your favorite PlayStation 2 titles all over again. This is our PCSX2 download page.

Key Features

PCSX2 is a PlayStation 2 emulator for laptops and desktop computers, that is, a program that plays the games and functions of Sony's game console on your computer. It is even possible to run original PlayStation 2 game discs from the DVD drive of your computer. The main functionalities of PCSX2 include:

  • A Very Complete Library: The PCSX2 Emulator can play a wide range of games. Among them are many classics like Metal Gear Solid 3, Tekken 4, and Kingdom Hearts II. Click here for a full list of compatible PCSX2 roms.
  • Unlimited Memory Cards: You can have as many memory cards and save as many games as you want. As they are integrated into the system, you no longer have to depend on physical PS2 memory cards.
  • Support For Alternative Controls: You can use your mouse and keyboard, but also any Windows compatible controller to play the games.
  • HD Graphics: Thanks to the availability of patches and upscaling technologies in PCSX2, games can be enjoyed in HD quality and improved frame rates.

  • Personalized configuration: PCSX2 also offers you the possibility to adjust several factors of the games to your liking (increase or slow down the gameplay speed, add color filters, modify the resolution, etc.). Moreover, in PCSX2 cheats can be used very easily.

System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or later (32-bit and 64-bit).
  • Processor: Any processor compatible with SSE2.
  • Memory: 4GB RAM.
  • Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 750 or similar.

How to Use PCSX2?

The first thing you need to do is to download the software. Then you have to extract the BIOS from your PlayStation 2 console in order to set up the virtual machine on your PC. Admittedly, the installation process of PCSX2 may feel a little overwhelming. To make sure you don't miss any steps in the progress, we recommend you to check out this walkthrough and the below instruction video:

Is PCSX2 Free?

Yes, PCSX2 is a completely free program. You should remember however that it is only an emulator, meaning that no games are included, nor the necessary PS2 BIOS file.

Other Platforms

You can also enjoy PCSX2 on your Linux computer and Mac. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a PCSX2 Android or iPhone app.

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Alternative spelling: pcsx2-1.2.1-r5875-websetup.exe
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