EmulationStation Game Settings

  • Update Games Lists : Choosing this option will perform a scan of your game folders and refresh the list of availiable games accordingly.
  • Game Ratio : This option is used to set the aspect ratio used by the games.
  • Video Mode : Is used to adapt the screen resolution when launching a game.
  • Smooth Games : Changes the way the games are upscaled to the screen, when enabled, it smoothes the edges.
  • Rewind : Let's you use the hotkey+left combo to rewind time during a game, see also In-game commands.
  • Auto Save/Load : When enabled, will do a save state when quitting a game, and load it when starting it back, letting anyone quit and start back a game without losing progress.
  • Shaders Set : This is used to preset a specific shaderset for games, see Shader Sets for more infos
  • Integer Scale (Pixel Perfect) : Older games are upscaled to fit a bigger screen, however, it is not possible to keep the edges sharp without small display issues if the image is scaled by a value that is not an integer, this forces the games to be scaled only by an integer factor, it will however be smaller as a result.
  • Decoration (bezels) : You can choose which overlay collections to use with this setting, see Decoration for more informations.
  • Stretch bezels (4K & Ultrawide) : Overlays are meant to be used with 16/9 1080p monitors, if your screen uses a bigger resolution, this option can be used to make the overlay fit correctly the screen, see Display Issues for more infos.
  • Latency reduction / run-ahead : This submenu is used to set up the run ahead features for libretro cores, to reduce input lag at a performance cost.
  • AI Game Translation : A menu used to set up the AI game translation.
  • Per System Advanced Configuration : This will let you set up most system specific configurations, if you have games settings and system specific settings conflicting, the system specifics one will take priority.
  • RetroAchievements Settings : This submenu is used to set up RetroAchievements.
  • Netplay : A submenu used to set up Netplay.
  • Missing BIOS : Will list every missing BIOS, see also What are BIOS files and how to add them.
  • Check Bioses before running a game : When launching a game on a system requiring BIOSes, you can either tell batocera to warn you about missing ones, or not.
  • emulationstation/game_settings.txt
  • Last modified: 7 weeks ago
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