Nintendo Switch Emulator

yuzu is an experimental open-source emulator for the Nintendo Switch from the creators of Citra.

It is written in C++ with portability in mind, with builds actively maintained for Windows and Linux.

  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • Pokemon Sword
  • Astral Chain
  • Animal Crossing New Horizons
  • Luigi's Mansion 3
  • The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Super Smash Bros Ultimate
  • Splatoon 2
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2
  • The Legend of Zelda Links Awakening
  • Pokemon Let's Go
  • Fire Emblem Three Houses
  • Pokemon Sword
  • Super Smash Bros Ultimate
  • Super Mario Odyssey
New Feature Release - Buffer Cache Rewrite
January 16 2021 - 2021-01-16T21:00:00-03:00

Hey there, yuz-ers! The follow-up to our previous big code rewrite is finally here: the Buffer Cache Rewrite! This massive undertaking not only improves performance significantly, but also simplifies the code for our developers. Now let’s get this article started!

Progress Report December 2020
January 10 2021 - 2021-01-10T12:00:00-03:00

Happy New Year, dear yuz-ers! 2020 is finally behind us, so what better way to start 2021 than with a progress report? Follow us for a summary of the last changes yuzu saw in 2020, and a small preview of what will come. This time we offer you kernel changes, new input and user interface additions, and the first changes applied to get the Buffer Cache Rewrite finished.