Software update: Retroarch 1.10

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Version 1.10 RetroArch has been released. RetroArch is an open source and cross platform api that uses so-called cores to emulate a variety of game consoles and game engines. Downloads are available for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android, and iOS, as well as PlayStation, Xbox, Switch, Wii, and GameCube. The release notes for this release can be found below.

HDR support for Vulkan has been added. It’s been confirmed working on Windows. so,
HDR support for Slang shaders has been added. The first shader to support HDR is

Numerous improvements have been made to netplay† uPnP support has received a complete overhaul (and is no longer reliant on miniupnpc). Relay servers should now be fully operational. A new relay server has been added in Singapore to help out users in South East Asia and bordering countries.

A summary of the new features:

  • Netplay features: Text chat, host ping limiter, client ping counter.
  • Netplay relay: New relay system is now functional.
  • Netplay relay: The canadian server was replaced in favor of an asian one.
  • Netplay relay: Custom relay server support.
  • Netplay hosting: A warning will be shown if your room is not connectable from the internet when announcing to the lobby server.
  • Netplay fixes: Many netplay fixes and improvements.
  • Lobby Viewer (Internet): Filter out rooms that are not compatible with RetroArch’s netplay.
  • Lobby Viewer (Internet): Display a non-connectable tag to non-connectable rooms.
  • Lobby Viewer (LAN): LAN rooms now have their own refresh button, no longer mixing together with internet rooms.

The XMB menu now has a new (optional) effect to hide menu items that are near the edge of the screen, very similar to the original XMB. You can adjust the fade effect to your liking if you want it to fade out more items onscreen. The new setting is called ‘Vertical Fade Factor’ and can be found in Settings -> User Interface -> Appearance.

A VSync swap interval has been added for the Direct3D 10 and 11 drivers. Before, Swap/sync interval was merely on/off based on VSync, leaving the existing option unused.

User advice for Xbox users

There are apparently some issues people are experiencing with USB drives. We recommend you follow these steps to solve potential issues:

  • Connect your drive to a Windows PC
  • Go to File Explorer
  • Right click on your NTFS drive
  • Do the following: Properties -> Security -> Advanced -> Add -> Select Principal -> Advanced -> Find Now > All App Packages > Ok > Tick Full Control > Ok > Enable Inheritance.

Version number 1.10
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Vista, iOS, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11
Website libretro
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License type GPL
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