Lakka creates a full blown retrogaming console
Lakka is a lightweight Linux distribution that transforms a small computer into a full blown retrogaming console. Built on top of the famous RetroArch emulator, Lakka is able to emulate a wide variety of systems and has some useful features such as automatic joypad recognition, rewinding, netplay, and shaders.
Lakka is easy to setup and use. Once installed on a systems SD card or USB flash drive, you can power up the rig, access the ROMs loaded on your device , plug in your joypad and enjoy your favorite games.
Lakka is a Linux distribution created for game emulation and turns the Raspberry Pi into a very capable retro gaming console. If you're not familiar with Lakka, this open source project represents the LibRetro team's efforts to create a dedicated retro gaming operating system. Lakka supports many different hardware platforms from old Raspberry Pi single-board computers, to full-fledge PCs with standard x86-64 CPUs and the usual assortment of graphics cards. If you happen to run Lakka on a more powerful system, you'll get access to emulators for lot more systems, including Dolphin for Nintendo GameCube and Wii emulation and, new with version 2.3, a PlayStation 2 emulator that's still in the early project.
If you have played on a PlayStation, the interface should be familiar for you.
These are just some of the amazing Lakka Features:
- Huge list of included console emulators
- Wireless joypad support
- Game saves (at any moment)
- Game rewind
- Netplay (multiplayer games)
- Graphical enhancements (shaders)
...and much more!
Lakka runs on most models of the Raspberry Pi, however the Raspberry Pi 4 offers the best performance and will play a greater number of demanding games. With Lakka working with Kodi on the Dual-boot RetroKodi Pack the BTAndroid is the ultimate way to consume your entertainment media and Retrogaming on the same Raspberry Pi 4 unit. For more information on Lakka see our Lakka links on this page.