Pokemon Legends Arecus: How to play on PC?

Another breath-taking pokemon game is on its way to us. Pokemon Legends Arceus, developed by Game Freak is an upcoming Pokemon action role-playing game. The Pokemon Company promises the fans that this Pokemon game will be unique, which players have not experienced. It is a prequel to the 2006 Pokemon Diamond and Pearl and part of the eighth-gen of Pokemon games. The game is set in the past, in the Hisui region where the events of Arceus happened a very long ago. Just a few more months for this amazing game to launch!

Pokemon Legends Arecus: How to play on PC?

Pokemon Legends Arecus will be launched only for Nintendo Switch. But, we have a solution for you to play this amazing upcoming game on your PC. You need to follow some steps to make it work on your Windows.

  1. First, download the Yuzu Nintendo Switch emulator on your device from the official website. Make sure that your PC is installed with the latest version of Microsoft Visual C++.
  2. Open the downloaded file, make sure the “Install User” box is ticked, and then click on install to start the installation process.
  3.  After installation, Yuzu will start automatically. Now you need to download some extra files to set up the Yuzu software.
  4. Open the zip file and drag the “keys” folder into the Yuzu folder. Up next, open up the “nand” folder and then the “system” folder, and drag the “content” from the zip file there.
  5. Now the Yuzu software is all set to play Nintendo games on PC. You can configure your controller settings and other things.
  6.  Next, you have to download the actual files of the Pokemon Legends Arceus game, which is easily available on Reddit or on Google. The file format must be .nsp or .xci only.
  7. On getting the game on your device, you simply have to drag the file in the Yuzu Nintendo emulator, and it will start the game.
Pokemon Legends Arecus play on PC
The gameplay of Pokemon Legends Arceus

Pokemon Legends: Arceus will launch globally on January 28th, 2022. You will only be able to play it after it is launched. The file format must be .nsp or .xci as the Yuzu Nintendo emulator supports only these file formats. The .nsp and .xci files of Pokemon Legends Arceus will be posted by players on Reddit or simply on Google.

Can we play Pokemon Legends: Arceus on PS4 and PS5?

Well, for now, the Pokemon legends Arceus will only launch for Nintendo Switch. You can play it on PC but by following the above steps. The Pokemon Company has made no statements regarding the console version of this game. However, they may consider launching a PlayStation version, depending on the popularity of Pokemon Legends Arceus and the demands from Pokemon fans.