RPCS3 is only officially supported on modern operating systems such as Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, macOS and FreeBSD. We offer a final build for legacy operating systems, but please be aware that this will be the final official build that will work on a legacy operating system.
For Windows users, simply extract the compressed file using any decompression software that supports .7z.
Once uncompressed, place your RPCS3 folder in a convenient location to start, such as: C:\Users\Kratos\Desktop\RPCS3\rpcs3.exe
Download dependencies Microsoft Visual C++ 2019 Redistributable
For Linux users, RPCS3 is packaged using the AppImage format. To run, execute chmod a+x ./rpcs3-*_linux64.AppImage && ./rpcs3-*_linux64.AppImage
Download AppImage using CLI wget --content-disposition https://rpcs3.net/latest-appimage or curl -JLO https://rpcs3.net/latest-appimage
Compile on Arch using AUR git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/rpcs3-git.git && cd rpcs3-git && makepkg -sri
For macOS users, simply open the downloaded .DMG file and drag and drop the RPCS3 app into your applications folder when prompted.
Once installed, your RPCS3 application support directory will be found in: ~/Library/Application Support/rpcs3/
For FreeBSD users, RPCS3 supports active FreeBSD 13 and FreeBSD 12 versions.
Install as a package pkg install rpcs3
Compile using ports cd /usr/ports/emulators/rpcs3/ && make install clean
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