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RetroArch 1.8.4 released! (Plus – new Lakka updated to 1.8.4 imminent!)

RetroArch 1.8.4 has just been released.

Grab it here.

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New Lakka release soon with version 1.8.4

Shortly following the release of RetroArch 1.8.4, you should expect a new version of Lakka for Tier 1 systems with this brand new version of RetroArch! We will update this post when the release happens.

Important bugfixes/crashes

Several important bugfixes/crashes have been fixed. See the Changelog below for more details.

Disk Control Improvements

Written by jdgleaver
While the current disk control interface is somewhat adequate for changing PlayStation1 CDs halfway through a 60 hour RPG, it provides a very miserable experience when running content with high numbers of disks that require frequent swapping (e.g. Amiga floppy games). This version addresses the issue with the following QoL (Quality of Life) improvements:

The Disk Control menu now looks something like this:

‘Clean Playlist’ option

Written by jdgleaver
Problem: If you add a bunch of games to your playlists, and then remove some individual games from the file system, you’ll end up with outdated playlists. There will be games that are listed in the playlist, but the file is no longer there.

Solution: We have added new Clean Playlist option to the Playlist Management menu. When selected, this does the following:

Note that this process can be slow for very large playlists (the duplicate checking is quite intensive…)



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