Ryujinx is an experimental Nintendo Switch emulator compatible with Android OS. It can run most the Nintendo Switch games such Pokémon Shield & Sword, Super Mario Odissey, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
What Is Ryujinx Android?
It is an open source Nintendo Switch Emulator written in C# created by gdkchan.
This emulator aims at providing good performance and accuracy, a friendly interface, and consistent builds.
Ryujinx is available on GitHub and is licensed under the “MIT” license.
As of right now, the emulator has no stable builds; although, you may follow the build guide by clicking the “Build” menu option above. Or you may download the latest pre-compiled build (above).
Ryujinx is currently available for Windows, Linux, and macOS; Android and iOS version are still in experimental fase.
As written in the official website the name Ryujinx is based on the name “Ryujin.” In other words, a name for a Mythical (Sea-God) Dragon. More information can be found here. The name stems from Ryu (as already explained), then RyuJIT; which is the codename for the JIT compiler for Net Core. The NX part of the name is from the Codename of the Switch itself.
System Requirements For Ryujinx Android APK
The app requires a minimum of
64-bit Android 9 (Nougat), and
OpenGL ES 3.2 support.
These are relatively high requirements; however, they allow us to ensure that every device that can run Ryujinx will have a reasonably good experience.
As for hardware, we recommend a device with a Snapdragon 83
5 or better.
Download the ryujinx emulator for android here.