RetroArch 1.8.3 released!


RetroArch 1.8.3 has just been released.

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Big features

ANGLE brings OpenGL ES support to Xbox One and generic Direct3D 11 video cards!

We wanted to bring this feature to you as early as version 1.8.2, but due to time constraints we couldn’t make it in time. You can read our older article about it here.

Now, with version 1.8.3, we’re finally ready to deliver on the ANGLE promise. We’re rolling out ANGLE support for two platforms:

  • Windows (64bit version)
  • UWP version (64bit x64 version)

ANGLE is middleware developed by Google that serves as an OpenGL compatibility layer on systems where OpenGL support is either spotty or missing entirely. It converts OpenGL calls to Direct3D 9/11.

In this video, you will see ANGLE being used on RetroArch UWP. In specific, it allows us to run OpenGL cores now on the Xbox One, where only Direct3D 11/12 are available as graphics APIs. Mupen64plus Next is shown running in this video on an Xbox One S with fairly acceptable results.

RetroArch debuts with ANGLE support for the first time since version 1.8.3.

  • For the regular Windows version, there are two binaries from now on – one with ANGLE (retroarch_angle.exe), one without (retroarch.exe). The non-ANGLE version will use your system-provided OpenGL driver, while the ANGLE version will use the ANGLE version of the OpenGL dynamic libraries.
  • ANGLE works over OpenGL ES. This means that ANGLE requires separately compiled cores targeting OpenGL ES 2/3 instead of desktop OpenGL. What this means is that 1) you need separate cores for every Libretro OpenGL core you want to run, since the current OpenGL cores available for Windows assume that desktop OpenGL will be targeted, and 2) a libretro core has to have a working OpenGL ES 2 or 3 implementation in order for it to work. This will mean that currently, cores like Quake 2/3/Doom 3 won’t work since there are no working OpenGL ES 2 codepaths in those cores. However, Mupen64plus Next and Flycast do have OpenGLES 2 codepaths.

What usecases are there for using ANGLE instead of regular OpenGL?

There are several scenarios imaginable where you would want to use ANGLE. Here are some of them –

  • UWP (shorthand for Universal Windows Platform) allows you to make one binary that will work on Windows Mobile 10, Windows 10 and Xbox One. The only graphics API available for UWP programs is Direct3D 11 or 12. So for OpenGL cores to work, a middleware layer like ANGLE which converts OpenGL to Direct3D is our only option. Therefore, ANGLE allows us to run OpenGL ES 2 cores on the Xbox One.
  • Certain graphics cards might have nonexistent OpenGL support on Windows 10 and therefore fall back to Microsoft’s reference OpenGL 1.1 drivers. This is pretty much the worst case imaginable and really limits what you can do with OpenGL on such graphics cards. Intel HD 2000/3000 series integrated GPUs are pretty much in this position. For such GPUs, ANGLE might be your only option to get any kind of acceptable level of hardware accelerated graphics support with openGL-based cores.
  • OpenGL driver support might be stagnating for certain graphics cards, and therefore several bugs go unresolved in their OpenGL driver implementations. ANGLE is a good way to work around that assuming you are OK with an OpenGL ES 2/3 feature set.

Which ANGLE-specific cores are ready to go right now?

The following two cores are ready right now for the 64bit version of RetroArch Windows and the 64bit x64 UWP version (compatible with Xbox One) –

  • Flycast (GLES2)
  • Mupen64Plus Next (GLES3)

Instructions on how to use them on the desktop 64bit Windows version

NOTE: To use these, make sure you start retroarch-angle.exe instead of retroarch.exe.

Make sure you have downloaded these cores first. Go to Online Updater, and download ‘Mupen64Plus Next (GLES3)’ and ‘Flycast (GLES2)’. These are the ANGLE-specific cores.

You will now have to start your content with either one of these two cores. For example – to start Flycast with RetroArch ANGLE, you select ‘Flycast (GLES2)’ from the list as the core instead of the regular Flycast core.

WARNING – YOU CANNOT use the normal Mupen64Plus Next/Flycast cores as long as you’re running retroarch-angle.exe. Those cores are compiled against desktop OpenGL instead of OpenGL ES 2/3, so they won’t work with the ANGLE version of RetroArch. Make sure you’re aware of this before you walk away with the mistaken impression that these cores don’t work.

Instructions on how to use them on the 64bit UWP version (Xbox One and Windows 10)

Fortunately, it’s much easier to use these cores with this version. For one, typically only the ANGLE-specific cores are available for these builds, and second, thanks to the automatic driver switching feature from version 1.8.2, it will be able to switch video driver seamlessly from Direct3D 11 to OpenGL (ANGLE) depending on the requirements of the core. This way, you get the best performance possible with the native Direct3D 11 driver for every core that doesn’t require OpenGL, and for the cores that do, it will seamlessly switch to it. No manual configuration necessary.

Performance recommendations for Xbox One

You will want to tinker with the following options to get an acceptable baseline performance on Xbox One systems:

* Make sure that Core Options -> Threaded Rendering is enabled.
* You can enable Div Match which might get you an extra 5 to 10% performance gain. Be aware though that on some games this might cause compatibility issues.
* Lowering resolution might help too.

Xbox One X users should on average expect a 10fps or more performance increase over regular Xbox One/Xbox One S.

Netplay enhancements

As indicated in our earlier blog post, we have done many netplay improvements:

– We fixed a critical bug that would cause all players to be disconnected from the relay server if one player was leaving the game. That bug had been open for one year and we were finally able to fix it.

Fix the “spectator” bug when using the relay server – When a player switches into the spectator mode (pressing “i”) while using the relay server, all players will disconnect.

– Overall stability has also improved. We fixed a memory leak that would cause the relay server to become unresponsive after some time.

We also opened a new relay server in Sao Paulo, Brazil, since Brazil represents such a large part of our netplay audience.

Furthermore, in the short term we are going to be writing the netplay lobby server from scratch. It will be published under the Affero GPL license as open source code once it’s ready, and the existing lobby will be replaced. You can expect much improved code over what is currently being used.

RetroArch PSP and Vita – Massively increased core collection

Something that separates RetroArch from so many other projects is how it simultaneously caters to the extreme high-end as well as the extreme low-end with its ecosystem of software. So while on the extreme high end we have been busy adding 300fps/360fps modes for some of the impending cutting-edge 300/360Hz monitors to arrive, at the same time core developers are working on backporting optimized assembly versions of the Z80/68000 CPU cores.

The backporting of Cyclone and DrZ80 to the libretro cores has led to a dramatic increase in performance for MAME 2000, 2003, and 2003 Plus.

But that is not all. So many other cores have been effortlessly backported to PSP now that debugging is far less painful on the system. FreeIntv, MAME 2000, TGB Dual and Handy are all new cores, all running effortlessly!

RetroArch 3DS – RACE added

For RetroArch 3DS, we have added the Neo Geo Pocket Color emulator RACE.

– On o3DS you get ~45-50 FPS
– On new 3DS, you get fullspeed performance

OpenDingux now a supported platform in the future

We have recently added support for the OpenDingux family of devices. It has been tested on an RG350 and should theoretically work on the GCW Zero as well. You can expect to see a proper release of the OpenDingux version later on. For now it can be built from sourcecode.

Bugfixes

Many outstanding bugs have been fixed in this release. For the full details, see the Changes section further below.

Changes

1.8.3

  • ANDROID/BUGFIX: Fix ‘Install or Restore Core’ regression
  • BUGFIX: Ensure core info is always initialised when calling ‘drivers_init()’. This bug could prevent cores from doing content runtime logging
  • BUGFIX/MENU: History size can only be set to 1 at a minimum
  • BUGFIX/MENU: (XMB/OZONE) Fix ‘quick menu’ detection. XMB would not display savestate thumbnails in the quick menu if it was accessed via the main menu
  • BUGFIX/CRASH/CORE UPDATER: Fix potential double free error
  • BUGFIX/CRASH/OPENGL/WINDOWS: Fix regression in 1.8.2 that would cause GL-based cores to fail because it would try to erroneously load libGLESv2.dll instead of OpenGL32.dll (cores affected: VitaQuake 2/3/Dhewm3, possibly more)
  • BUGFIX/MENU/DESKTOP UI: Show desktop menu on startup does not launch Qt UI on Linux
  • CHEEVOS: Don’t disable achievement when AddAddress generates an out-of-range address
  • CHEEVOS: Don’t reset triggers/leaderboards that failed to load
  • CHEEVOS: Don’t count unsupported achievements as unlocked
  • CORE UPDATER: Display number of cores updated when updating installed cores
  • DINGUX: Initial port
  • D3D11: Block FL9_3 devices from D3D11 driver because they don’t work anyway (current D3D11 driver uses SM4.0 which requires FL10_0 and up)
  • D3D11: Fallback to GL driver when D3D11 fails
  • EMSCRIPTEN: Fix assets
  • HISTORY/FAVORITES: Bump up default to 200 entries from 100
  • FFMPEG CORE: Implement packet buffer, fixes MP4 video playback for many files
  • LOCALIZATION: Update Italian translation
  • LOCALIZATION: Update Polish translation
  • LOCALIZATION: Update Russian translation
  • LOCALIZATION: Update Spanish translation
  • MENU: Added ‘Hosting’ menu under Netplay menu
  • MENU: Added ‘Subsystems’ menu
  • MENU/FILEBROWSER: Fix file selection issues when starting from (or navigating to) the top level directory
  • MENU/WIDGETS: Prevent looping of task title text
  • RASPBERRY PI: Fix BGRA8888 color inversion issues in the menu and elsewhere with VideoCore GL drivers
  • NETPLAY/RELAY: Add Sao Paulo (Brazil) relay server
  • NETPLAY/RELAY: Fix the “spectator” bug when using the relay server – When a player switches into the spectator mode (pressing “i”) while using the relay server, all players will disconnect.
  • NETPLAY/RELAY: Overall stability has improved. Fixed a memory leak that would cause the relay server to become unresponsive after some time
  • NETPLAY/RELAY: Fixed critical bug that would cause all players to be disconnected from the relay server if one player was leaving the game. That bug had been open for one year and we were finally able to fix it
  • SWITCH/LIBNX/BUGFIX: Fix onscreen keyboard input regression
  • UWP: Add ANGLE support
  • UWP: Wire up get_metrics to the fake context of D3D9/10/11/12 driver, enabling proper scaling and mouse/touch gestures
  • VITA: Re-add Online Updater
  • VULKAN: Fix font driver ‘vulkan_get_message_width()’ function
  • VIDEO FILTERS: Only use threads when the number exceeds 1. Fixes race conditions with some CPU filters on Vita
  • WINDOWS: Add ANGLE support for x64, separate binary (for now?)

Libretro Cores Progress Report

Also check out our Libretro Cores Progress Report from today to see how the various Libretro cores have progressed since last time around.

Libretro Cores Progress Report – January 9, 2020

Our last core progress report was on December 31, 2019. Below we detail the most significant changes to all the Libretro cores we and/or upstream partners maintain.

In addition to all the changes listed below, there are also various cores that have been updated in order to fix MSVC compilation errors. This would be too exhaustive to list, so we have left that out of the progress report.

Also important to mention – pretty soon DerKoun, the author of all the HD enhancements in bsnes, will grace us with an extra bsnes core with experimental HD features, called bsnes HD! More on that later as this new core surfaces.

bsnes

Description: Super Nintendo emulator core

Disclaimer: Comments below are from byuu’s commits. All changes courtesy of byuu

  • Updated to version 114
    • Added fast PPU override for Marvelous (fixes text rendering)
    • Fixed disassembly of SNES CPU opcodes 0x74-0x76 [invertego]
  • The input workaround for Taikyoku Igo benefits: Williams Arcade’s Greatest Hits and World Masters Golf, in very subtle ways, so enable it for those two titles as well.
  • Updated to version v113.5 – It seems auto-joypad poll timing is needed for most games. So that’s back in as before. Instead, I added an override for Taikyoku Igo – Goliath specifically, until auto-joypad emulation can be improved further.

Dhewm3

Description: Doom 3 game engine core

  • Add 300fps/360fps modes

FB Neo

Description: Successor project to Final Burn Alpha, multiple arcade emulator

  • CPS3: Set refresh rate to exact 59.59949 Hz [barbudreadmon]
  • add GunNail location-test to nmk16 [Bill D – The Dumping Union, dink]
  • aud_dsound3.cpp, hacky work-around for crashy midway (mk2, etc) via kaillera. todo: figure out real cause of the problem, think it has something to do with refresh rate as force60hz solves the problem
  • d_flstory.cpp: added MCU location (nw)
  • d_flstory.cpp: added dip-switch locations [Guru]
  • d_slapshot.cpp: added Operation Wolf 3 (Japan) [ShouTime, The Dumping Union]
  • d_flstory.cpp: updated dips for victnine, taken from manual [Guru]
  • d_kaneko16.cpp: Make it explicit that gtmr parent is a Taiwanese set (nw)
  • d_mcr.cpp: added Tron (5/12) [cdjump @ klov]
  • d_metro.cpp: added Poitto! (revision C) [hammy, The Dumping Union]
  • d_dec8.cpp: added Gondomania (World) [Corrado Tomaselli, The Dumping Union]
  • (nw) d_karnov.cpp: Verified label for karnov (US) i8751
  • d_yunsun16.cpp: added Magic Bubble (Adult version, YS1302 PCB, set 2)[Hammy, The Dumping Union]
  • d_dkong: Remove diag.bin, it did not ship with the boards (nw)
  • d_tumbleb.cpp: decapped chokchock MCU [Team Caps0ff, Guru]
  • d_dreamwld.cpp: decapped dreamwld MCU [Team Caps0ff, Guru]
  • b_time.cpp: added Minky Monkey (Japan) [ShouTime]
  • d_hangon.cpp: added Enduro Racer (YM2151, FD1089B 317-0013A) [Brian Troha, Philip Bennett, The Dumping Union]
  • (nw) minor cosmetic changes
  • add nes_apu wip [dinkc64]

FreeIntv

Description: Intellivision emulator

  • Ported to PSP, running at fullspeed! [fjtrujy]

Flycast

Description: Dreamcast/NAOMI/Atomiswave emulator

Disclaimer: All changes below unless expressly stated otherwise were done by flyinghead

  • Reduce savestates size by 20MB
  • (ARM64) Fix xtrct dynarec implementation – fixes Speed Devils issues
  • (CUE) Set proper CTRL value – fixes Windows CE games hanging at startup
  • (NAOMI) EEPROM for Spawn [barbudreadmon]
  • (AICA) Generate samples when ARM is disabled (dynarec) – fixes Twinkle Star Sprites sound
  • (GL/GL4) Recreate VMU and crosshair textures at context reset – Fix all lightguns using player #1 texture – Fix broken alpha blending
  • (GL4) OIT/Per-pixel alpha sort:  only use OIT pass in autosort mode
  • Use regular color pass in manual sort mode. Fixes issues with Psyvariar 2 and HeadHunter radar/map.
  • (Fix) Crash on successive load content – VMEM – unmap all reserved vmem space on unload
  • (Vulkan) VMU screens and lightgun crosshairs support
  • (Vulkan)  Only use OIT pass in autosort mode – fix glitches when switching per-triangle to/from per-strip
  • (Arcade/Atomiswave) Use light guns for Ranger Mission

Genesis Plus GX

Description: Sega Genesis/Mega Drive/Game Gear/Master System/Sega CD emulator core

  • Allow full access to Sega CD’s PRG RAM using retro_memory_map [negativeExponent]
  • Add 68000 RAM to memory maps [negativeExponent]
  • (MSVC 2017) Build fix

Kronos

Description: Sega Saturn/Arcade Sega S-TV emulator

  • (S-TV) Added S-TV game – Fantasy Zone (J 990202 V1.000)
  • (S-TV) Fix controls for most ST-V games
  • (SCSP) SoundRam is 4MB max – Fixing Memory access [FCare]
  • (SCSP) Do not sync when the access does not come for xSH2 [FCare]
  • (SCSP) Do not divide the panning value [FCare]

LRMAME

Description: MAME mainline emulator core

  • Updated to version 0.217 [tcamargo]

LRMAME 2000

Description: MAME 0.37b5 emulator core, aims to be mostly adherent to mainline 0.37b5 with selective backports 

  • (MSVC 2017) Buildfix
  • Ported to PSP, running at fullspeed! Using Cyclone/DrZ80 [fjtrujy]
  • Cyclone and DrZ80 support – Enabled for Vita – major performance improvements for 68K/Z80 based games [Frangarcj]
  • (Cyclone) Fix for speedups on Altered Beast [Frangarcj]
  • (Emscripten) Buildfix [ToadKing]

LRMAME 2003

Description: MAME 0.78 emulator core, aims to be mostly adherent to mainline 0.78 with selective backports

  • (MSVC) Buildfix
  • Cyclone and DrZ80 support – Enabled for Vita – major performance improvements for 68K/Z80 based games [Frangarcj]
  • (Cyclone) Fix for speedups on Altered Beast [Frangarcj]
  • (Emscripten) Buildfix [ToadKing]

LRMAME 2003 Plus

Description: MAME 0.78 emulator core with significant additions

  • Operation Wolf C-Chip Simulation [Arcadez]
  • GunNail graphics improvements [Arcadez]
  • U.N. Defense Force – Earth Joker fix rowscroll on final level [Arcadez]
  • Cyclone and DrZ80 support – Enabled for Vita – major performance improvements for 68K/Z80 based games [Frangarcj]
  • (Cyclone) Fix for speedups on Altered Beast [Frangarcj]
  • (Emscripten) Buildfix [ToadKing]
  • (MSVC 2017) Buildfix

Mr.Boom

Description: Bomberman-like game engine clone core

  • Updated to version 4.9 – performance improvements (standalone can now run on an Atari Falcon as a result) [franck]

NX Engine

Description: Cave Story game engine core

  • Adding diacritics support – support non-English translations with the bitmap font [leomontenegro6 ]

OpenLara

Description: Tomb Raider 1/2/3/4/5 game engine core

  • Add 300fps/360fps modes

Picodrive

Description: Sega Genesis/Mega Drive/Game Gear/Master System/Sega CD/32X emulator core

  • (MSVC) Buildfix

Play!

Description: PlayStation2 emulator core

  • Latest updates from Github upstream repository [Zer0xFF]

P-UAE

Description: Commodore Amiga emulator

  • Add support for auto-generated save disks in M3U playlists [jdgleaver]
  • LHA + MDS support [sonninnos ]
  • FastRAM option for CD32 [sonninnos ]
  • WHDLoad.hdf compatibility updates [sonninnos ]
    • Hold down fire button at boot for .info selector
    • Hold down spacebar at boot for Readme and MkCustom
  • Added long press sticky keys for VKBD + renovations [sonninnos ]
  • Fixed a human rounding error in analog stick mouse [sonninnos ]
  • Statusbar automatic recoloring [sonninnos ]
  • Add compression for savestates [sonninnos ]
  • Analog stick mouse fix [sonninnos ]
  • Default blitter wait changed back to automatic + savestate cleanups [sonninnos ]
  • Horizontal centering fix for hires-singleline [sonninnos ]

PX68K Libretro

Description: NEC X68000 home computer emulator

  • Add input bitmask support [negativeExponent]
  • Add core option to enable or disable saving disk path [negativeExponent]
  • Move menu items to core options [negativeExponent]
    • move Frame Skip to core options [negativeExponent]
    • remove Sound Rate – fixed to 44100 [negativeExponent]
    • removeVKey Size – we dont use virtual keys [negativeExponent]
    • remove HwJoy Setting [negativeExponent]
    • move Joy/Mouse to core options [negativeExponent]
    • move Vbtn Swap to core options [negativeExponent]
    • move No Wait Mode to core options [negativeExponent]
    • remove JoyKey, which is suppose to allow controlling gamepad buttons using a keyboard. Its not necessary in a libretro port due to how keyboard and joypad inputs already works [negativeExponent]

Prboom

Description: Doom 1/2 game engine core

  • Add 300fps/360fps modes
  • (MSVC) Buildfix
  • (Emscripten) Buildfix [ToadKing]

RACE

Description: Neo Geo Pocket / Neo Geo Pocket Color emulator core

  • Add optional dark filter [jdgleaver]
  • Add input bitmask support [negativeExponent]
  • Fix incorrect palette [negativeExponent]
  • Remove serialization quirks [negativeExponent]
  • Fix runtime error: misaligned reads [negativeExponent]

Snes9x 2002

Description: Super Nintendo emulator core

  • Added frameskip for GCW Zero/Dingux
  • (MSVC 2017) Buildfix
  • (Emscripten) Buildfix [ToadKing]

Snes9x 2005

Description: Super Nintendo emulator core

  • (Emscripten) Buildfix [ToadKing]

Stella

Description: Atari 2600 emulator core

  • Latest updates from Github upstream repository

Theodore

Description: Thomson MO/TO emulation emulator core

  • Latest updates from Github upstream repository

Tyrquake

Description: Quake 1 game engine core

  • Add 300fps/360fps modes

VitaQuake 2

Description: Quake 2 game engine core

  • Add 300fps/360fps modes
  • Prevent reduction in texture quality [leilei-]

VitaQuake 3

Description: Quake 3 game engine core

  • Add 300fps/360fps modes
  • Prevent reduction in texture quality [leilei-]
  • Hor+ Widescreen option [leilei-]
  • Overbrights option [leilei-]
  • A bunch more video resolutions including 4:3 resolutions; 640×480 new default (native UI res) [leilei-]

VitaVoyager

Description: Star Trek: Elite Voyager game engine core

  • Add 300fps/360fps modes
  • Prevent reduction in texture quality [leilei-]
  • Hor+ Widescreen option [leilei-]
  • Overbrights option [leilei-]
  • A bunch more video resolutions including 4:3 resolutions; 640×480 new default (native UI res) [leilei-]
  • Flares implemented by traces (not accurate, but works) [leilei-]
  • Environment maps on view weapons now reflect from the light [leilei-]
  • Specular on view weapons (not perfected yet) [leilei-]

Libretro Cores progress Report – Beetle PSX HW Dynarec news, New Neo Geo Pocket emulator core, and more!

RACE – new Neo Geo Pocket Color emulator core

Description: SNK Neo Geo Pocket Color emulator

We have released the new SNK Neo Geo Pocket Color emulator core for the following platforms –

  • Android
  • iOS
  • macOS
  • PSP
  • PS Vita
  • Linux
  • Switch
  • Windows

This is an existing old Neo Geo Pocket emulator that unlike NeoPop and its derivatives (Mednafen/Beetle NGP) focuses on performance.

You can get it right now on the Core Updater.

There might still be some savestate and netplay issues with this core. However, the main attraction of this core and by far its ultimate selling point is the performance. It is orders of magnitude faster than Beetle NGP. Watch the video to see exactly how substantial the performance improvement is. For lower-spec systems like PSP, PS2 and 3DS, Beetle NGP (being based on NeoPop) is not able to run at fullspeed, whereas RACE runs at fullspeed on PSP and PS Vita right now.

Beetle PSX HW

Description: PlayStation 1 emulator

* (Vulkan) When rendering games above their native resolution, textures would often become corrupted. Turns out this was a rounding issue. This has been fixed.

* (Dynarec) The Linux/Android portion of the project is getting close to completion, while the Windows part has kinda languished. Therefore, we have made the decision with the current dynarec bounty coders that we focus right now primarily on Linux/Android for an initial release, which hopefully can happen around the end of January. We think that once it’s in people’s hands and results are satisfactory on Android/Linux that the Windows issues can be sorted out from there on out. With CPU-bound games, performance should be roughly 2 times faster.

We are currently assembling testers on our Discord to put the dynarec on Linux to the test.

Beetle PCE Fast

Description: NEC PC Engine emulator

* Added mouse support
* Fix turbo button core option

Kronos

Description: Sega Saturn emulator

* Update to version 2.0

BlueMSX

Description: MSX home computer emulator

The MSX emulator core finally works for the first time on PSP and PS Vita.

Game & Watch – GW

Description: Game & Watch emulator
A regression was fixed in this core, it should finally work on Android again.

Atari 800

Description: Atari 800 home computer emulator
Fix for non-working virtual keyboard.

Virtual Keyboard didn’t work at all.
Right now not all keys are mapped, but at least most important are working now.

FB Neo

Description: Multiple arcade machine emulator
FB Neo has been updated to the latest version.

MAME 2000 – Faster Z80/68K CPU cores for ARM – Big performance boost on Vita

Description: Multiple arcade machine emulator

The MAME 2000 libretro core is now using the ARM-optimized Cyclone and DrZ80 CPU cores on PS Vita. We’re going to be testing this out on various other 32bit ARM devices as well and rolling it out there as well. This should give a significant boost in performance and bring it in-line with MAME4All for 32bit ARM devices.

NOTE: Only the games that make heavy use of Z80 and 68K CPU cores will see significant performance gains from this.

MAME 2003 Plus

Description: Multiple arcade machine emulator

* Fix for Eagle Shot Golf on ARM hardware

Flycast

Description: Sega Dreamcast/NAOMI emulator

* Avoid TA data buffer overflow. Fixes Ooga Booga crashes on multiplayer (offline and online)
* Vulkan: Workaround for Intel driver bug when depth write is disabled
* Vulkan: Add anisotropic filtering core option.

VICE

Description: Commodore 64 emulator

* 1 Frame of input lag removal

P-UAE

Description: Commodore Amiga emulator

* 1 Frame of input lag removal
* Amiga CD32 support

bsnes

Description: Super Nintendo emulator

* New core option – enable this for runahead support. This is likely temporary until a better solution can be found.