Vita3K is an experimental PlayStation Vita emulator for Windows, Linux and macOS.
- Website (information for users)
- Wiki (information for developers)
- Discord (recommended)
#vita3kon freenode (Web-based IRC client)
The emulator currently runs some homebrew programs. It is also able to load some decrypted commercial games.
Alone with You by Benjamin Rivers
VA-11 HALL-A by Sukeban Games
VitaSnake by Grzybojad
Vita3K is licensed under the GPLv2 license. This is largely dictated by external dependencies, most notably Unicorn.
Vita3K binaries for Windows can be downloaded on AppVeyor.
Specify the path to a .vpk file as the first command line argument, or run
Vita3K --help from the command-line for a full list of options. For more detailed instructions on running/installing games on all platforms, please read the #info-faq channel on our Discord server.
Bugs and issues
The project is at an early stage, so please be sensitive to that when opening new issues. Expect crashes, glitches, low compatibility and poor performance.
Thanks go out to people who offered advice or otherwise made this project possible, such as Davee, korruptor, Rinnegatamante, ScHlAuChi, Simon Kilroy, TheFlow, xerpi, xyz, Yifan Lu and many others.
If you would like to show your appreciation or even help fund development, the project has a Patreon page.
Thank you to the following supporters:
If you support us on Patreon and would like your name added, please get in touch or open a Pull Request.
The purpose of the emulator is not to enable illegal activity.
PlayStation and PS Vita are trademarks of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. The emulator is not related to or endorsed by Sony, or derived from confidential materials belonging to Sony.