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Wii U Emulator Cemu To Get Vulkan Support, Benchmark Tool And More With Next Update

Cemu is a renowned emulator for Wii U games as it is capable of running Zelda: Breath Of the Wild. Now, the team behind Cemu has announced that big things are coming to the Wii U emulator with the next update which also seems to include Vulkan support and benchmark tool.

The team behind the Cemu emulator has noted that with the next-update they are bringing a major rewrite to the Wii U emulator along with brand new features that will elevate the experience.

One of the main features that will be included in Cemu is the support for Vulkan. For those who don’t know, Vulkan is an API much like the DirectX from Microsoft. Vulkan support for the emulator will theoretically resolve al of texture issues.

Not only that, Cemu will also betting a benchmark tool for the users to see if their system is up to the task to emulator Wii U games as emulator requires a hefty system.

Furthermore, the update will also bring support for users to run homebrew code which will allow them to create community created Wii U games.

In related news, Steam has rolled its Hardware survey fir June 2018 and according to the survey, GTX 1060 is the most famous GPU among Steam users. 2.3% of PC gamers on Steam use GTX 1060 which is 0.44% more compared to may 2018.

However, for the month of May 2018, 2 GB was the average VRAM used by gamers but in June this has decreased to 1 GB as 25.06% of PC gamers use GPUs with 1 GB of VRAM which is surprising since more users have shifted to GTX 1060.

On the CPU side of things Intel has maintained its dominance which is somewhat surprising as Intel has been having troubles with Spectre and Meltdown exploits and the release of AMD Ryzen CPUs.

What do you think of the upcoming Vulkan support, benchmark tool and more for Cemu in next update? Let us know in the comments below.


Ahmad Hassan


PC master race enthusiast but not an elitist. Loves single-player games.
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