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The Nintendo 3DS is the latest handheld console by Nintendo, released in 2010/2011. The most notable feature of this console is the use of autostereoscopic (i.e. without glasses) 3D, which can be configured using a slider.

There are currently 2 3DS emulators in development, Citra, and TronDSthe latter is in very early development.


Name Operating System(s) Latest Version Active Recommended
3dmoo Windows Git
Citra Windows / macOS / Linux / Android Git
TronDS Windows v1.0.0.5

The Nintendo 3DS currently has three emulators in which are Citra, 3dmoo, and TronDS. [1]


Citra is capable of running most of the well-known 3DS games like:Legend of Zelda Ocarina of time, Inazuma eleven Shadow/Lightand, and at a playable speed and only on 64-bit systems. Most of hardware has been documented. There is still some work left to do, but it should run fine on most computers.Pokemon X and Y cannot be played.