Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: How to Play on PC with Yuzu Emulator
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is one of the most popular and fun racing games on the Nintendo Switch. But what if you don't have a Switch or you want to enjoy the game on a bigger screen? Well, there is a way to play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on your PC using an emulator called Yuzu.
Yuzu is a Nintendo Switch emulator that can run many Switch games with high performance and graphics quality. It is still in development, so some games may not work perfectly or have some glitches. However, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is one of the games that Yuzu can run very well, with smooth gameplay and online multiplayer support.
To play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on PC with Yuzu, you will need a few things:
A PC that meets the minimum system requirements for Yuzu. You can check them here.
A copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch. You can either dump your own game cartridge or download it from the internet. However, downloading games that you do not own is illegal and we do not condone piracy.
A Nintendo Switch Online subscription. This is required to play online multiplayer with other players. You can use your existing account or create a new one.
The latest version of Yuzu emulator. You can download it from the official website here.
Once you have everything ready, follow these steps to play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on PC with Yuzu:
Install Yuzu on your PC and launch it.
Go to File > Install Files to NAND... and select the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe NSP or XCI file that you have. This will install the game to your emulator's internal storage.
Go to Emulation > Configure... and make sure that Enable Docked Mode is checked. This will improve the graphics quality and resolution of the game.
Go to System > Account and add your Nintendo Switch Online account. You will need to enter your email and password and verify your account.
Go to System > Services and enable BCAT Backend and Boxcat Local Communication Service. This will enable online multiplayer functionality.
Go back to the main menu and select Mario Kart 8 Deluxe from your game list. The game should launch and run smoothly on your PC.
Enjoy playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on PC with Yuzu!
Note: If you encounter any issues or errors while playing the game, you can check the game compatibility page or the FAQ section on Yuzu's website for possible solutions.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is not the only Switch game that you can play on PC with Yuzu. There are many other games that are compatible with the emulator, such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and more. You can check the full list of compatible games here.
However, some games may require more powerful hardware or specific settings to run properly. You can tweak the game settings in Yuzu to optimize the performance and graphics quality of the games. Here are some tips to do that:
Go to Emulation > Configure... and select Graphics. Here you can adjust the resolution, aspect ratio, FPS limit, and other options for the games.
Enable Async GPU emulation. This will reduce stuttering and improve loading times for the games.
Enable Multicore CPU emulation. This will use more cores of your CPU and improve the speed and stability of the games.
Enable Disk Shader Cache. This will cache the shaders of the games and reduce shader compilation stuttering.
Enable Anisotropic Filtering. This will enhance the texture quality and clarity of the games.
Disable VSync. This will reduce input lag and increase FPS for the games.
Note: These settings may vary depending on your hardware and game compatibility. You can experiment with different settings to find the best ones for your system and games. 061ffe29dd