Is It Possible to Play PlayStation 2 Games on a PC?


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PlayStation 2 games can be played on the personal computer with the use of a video game emulator such as the PCSX2. With the PCSX2 emulator, the player can choose to play with the original PlayStation 2 game disk or an ISO plug-in.

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The PCSX2 is a free downloadable program that replicates the PlayStation 2 console for the PC. Using this emulator has several advantages including giving the player the ability to adjust screen resolution, the ability to state save at any part of the game, the option of speeding up or slowing down the game and easier cheating by using a patching option. The minimum system requirements for the PC to run PCSX2 are Pentium 4 and up processors, any GPU that supports Pixel Shader 2.0, Windows XP or Windows 7 with DirectX and 512 MB RAM.

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