• Company PCSX2
  • Version 1
  • Platforms
  • License Open Source
  • Category Gaming
3.8 / 5 (23 votes)

1. Main Features

  • Supports thousands of PS2 games
  • Enables custom resolutions up to 4096x4096
  • Provides save states that can be loaded almost anywhere in the game
  • Allows game speed control

2. Software Overview

PCSX2 is a PlayStation 2 (PS2) emulator for Windows and Linux. It was originally released in 2002 and follows the PCSX emulator, which is used to play PlayStation games.

PCSX2 allows you to play thousands of PS2 games, from Gran Truism 4 to Kingdom Hearts II to Final Fantasy XII. The emulator allows you to set custom resolutions for the games, create save states that load from almost anywhere in the game, and the ability to decrease or increase game speed. The emulator is extensible, as well, with a variety of available plugins that can be installed to enhance compatibility and performance of the program.

PCSX2 is used by gamers who want to relive their PS2 glory days. It supports a large number of games and features useful capabilities, such as game speed control and save states. Although the emulator can be tricky to set up, once it is up and running, PCSX2 is a stable and powerful option for playing your favorite PS2 games.

3. Supported File Types

Primary file extension:
.P2S - PCSX2 Saved State
Other file extensions used by PCSX2:

Updated: August 2, 2015

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