Nintendo is preparing an official Game Boy emulator for mobile platforms




Nintendo is preparing an official emulator for smartphones, tablets and other devices, the patent application suggests the Japanese company, launched on Friday Patent Office US trademarks.


The document describes the emulator that allows you to run games for consoles Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance on mobile devices, laptops, computers, and even terminal screens built into the seats in airplanes and trains.

According to the description of the patent, Nintendo plans to optimize the software in order to provide a high quality picture and sound to simulate a full feel for the game on the original console. Of course, even on iOS, you can find third-party emulators Game Boy, but the official version would be a very attractive proposition for users.

However, the fact of the appearance of a patent does not mean that the company sells conceived idea. Will there be an official emulator Game Boy, time will tell.


Previously, investors Nintendo appealed to the leadership of the company with an official letter, which called on the company to start developing games and the iPhone and iPad. Once published a weak financial report, management started talking about the need to change the business model. Many experts say that the only way out would be licensing games. But as long as Nintendo is not willing to give Mario and other famous characters at the mercy of other igrostroiteley and publishers.

Note that in the beginning of November, the developers GBA4iOS, one of the most popular emulators Game Boy Advance, released an update for compatibility iOS 8.1. Download an application can run on iPhone and iPad without jailbreaking.

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