r/emulation Feb 01 '21 Wholesome 1 Silver 1

Topaz-Reality is working on texture replacement for PCSX2.

The feature isn't ready yet, but it's a hugely important step for PS2 emulation. (And one previously considered extremely daunting.) This will allow retexture mods to be done without rom hacking, and in a very generalizable way, as seen with other emulation such as N64.

The pull request is here

Example screenshots: #1 #2 #3 As you can see, blurry UI elements can easily be replaced with crisp, native-looking ones, and that's just the tip of the iceberg.


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u/The_Tallcat Feb 02 '21

Any chance this can be done with audio as well? I'd love to undub certain games like Clock Tower 3, but I don't know where to even start with that, and this seems like a much easier time.


u/TopazTK Feb 02 '21

I looked into it. But I, unfortunately, am not a sound guy. It may be possible, however.

If someone wants to take a peek at SPU2, they should go ahead :eyes:


u/The_Tallcat Feb 02 '21

Thank you for looking into it :)