Lead developer of multi emulator application Source he have Tell Me more His team is working on launching the app on the App Store, but he did not provide a time frame. The source is a front-end to many existing emulators, and will allow iPhone and Apple TV users to emulate games released for A wide range of classic game consolesincluding the original PlayStation, GameCube, Wii, SEGA Genesis, Atari 2600 and more.

Apple has so far approved emulators on the App Store for older Nintendo consoles And the Commodore 64. For example, the popular Delta emulator from Riley Testut is now in the App Store in many countries, and can emulate games released for the Game Boy Pocket, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), and Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), Nintendo 64, and Nintendo DS. Provenance will bring the first Sony, SEGA and Atari emulators to the App Store if approved.

Provenance has been in development since 2016, and can already be downloaded on iPhone and Apple TV outside of the App Store.

Apple updated its app review guidelines earlier this month to allow “legacy game console emulator apps” on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and other devices. Earlier this week, Apple told us that emulators that can load games (ROMs) are allowed in the App Store, as long as the apps only emulate “legacy console games.” It's not clear whether Apple will consider consoles like the GameCube and Wii “obsolete.”

While an American court to rule Since emulators are legal, downloading copyrighted ROMs is usually against the law in the country. on him Customer support website As for the US, Nintendo says downloading pirated copies of its games is illegal. A wide range of public domain Homebrew games. Available to play legally.

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