Top 4 Working Nintendo 3DS Emulator For PC and Android

Nintendo 3DS Emulator: Nintendo is one of the oldest and very famous consumer electronics and video game company of Japan. If you are a big Fan of Mario and Pokemon then you must have heard of Nintendo. Nintendo was Founded on 23 September 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi.

Nintendo 3Ds Game console was released on February 2011 and it was a great success. It is capable of displaying stereoscopic 3D effects without the use of 3D glasses. Currently, due to technological advancement, most of the game lovers don’t use any Switch or game console instead they like to play games like GTA, CS: GO, PUBG etc on Computer and PlayStations. But retro games have their own class. 90’s kids still love playing Mario on PC using XBOX Emulators and ROM for Retro Games.

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If you don’t have Nintendo Game console and still want to enjoy the Console games on PC and Android devices then here are some best working Nintendo 3DsEmulatorss for you. You just have to install the Emulator on your System and need to download your Favorite games and you are good to go.

Best 3DS Nintendo Emulators for PC

If you don’t know then let me tell you Emulators help to run programs on your system that is designed for another platform, in the same way, Nintendo 3DS Emulator is the best example of this. Below here is few best Nintendo 3DS Emulator that helps you to Nintendo 3Ds games on your PC.

Citra 3Ds Emulator

Citra is a Nintendo 3DS emulator started in early 2014. Citra is an open-source emulator for the Nintendo 3DS capable of playing many of your favorite games. Citra is available to download on Windows, Linux and Mac OS. Currently, Citra is the ONLY ONE Working Nintendo 3DS Emulator for PC all rest emulators have to expire and not working. Because Citra is an open-source emulator you can contribute as a developer and add new features with the help of the community.

Best Nintendo 3Ds Emulators for Android

Many users are asking that they aren’t able to play Nintendo DS games on many Android devices. So we have found some best Nintendo 3DS Emulators for Android. These all are currently Working Android emulator at the time of writing this post. So check out and let me know which one you recommend.

#1 DraStic DS Emulator

DraStic DS Emulator
DraStic DS Emulator
Developer: Exophase
Price: $4.99
  • DraStic DS Emulator Screenshot
  • DraStic DS Emulator Screenshot

DraStic DS Emulator is paid Android Emulator for Nintendo Games but Let me tell you this one is one of the best in the list because of it’s featured.

  • It Enhances the game’s 3D graphics original resolution
  • Increase emulation speed and no lagging or hanging issue while playing Nintendo games.
  • You will get thousands of cheat coded which has stored in their database.
  • Fully supported Add-on Controllers
  • It has more than 1 Million plus installs and App rating is 4.6 out of 5

#2 nds4droid

Price: Free
  • nds4droid Screenshot
  • nds4droid Screenshot

nds4droid is a free Nintendo DS emulator. It’s not THE BEST but nds4droid has all the basic functionality with medium graphics. According to the developer’s opinion, it says that the emulator also supports the OUYA game console. Based on users comments and experience nds4droid is a bit slow on higher-end phones but developers are trying to fix the speed issue in the next update. Sometimes the Auto Save function doesn’t work properly. The most common issue with this emulator is LAGGING. But still, you can play almost all the games on Nintendo 3DS Emulator.

#3 RetroArch

Developer: Libretro
Price: Free
  • RetroArch Screenshot
  • RetroArch Screenshot

With more than 1 Million plus installed, RetroArch is another free and an open-source project made on Libretro platform which has features like OpenGL, cross-platform camera support, location support. RetroArch serves the following features:

  • It’s Open-source platform
  • No misleading ads and push ads while playing games
  • More than 80+ Programmes and games
  • You can download more programmes online easily
  • You can view database information about each game once added to a collection

But some users have reported that they can’t get native controls working on a GPD XD+ while playing games and some of them have faced the error “task failed: downloading index” while downloading new cores.


The gaming industry is really very huge and earlier we don’t have any choice and alternatives like emulators and game-console. We had to buy an expensive console to play games but now there are many alternatives and emulators available in the market using which you can play any games on your PC using their specific Emulators available online.

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