Damon Switch emulator for Android
- System requirements
- How to install
- How to update
- Last features
- How to download
- Frequently Asked Questions
Damon Switch is an experimental open-source emulator for the Nintendo Switch from the creators of Citra, compatible with Android OS devices.
It is written in Java with portability in mind, with builds actively maintained for Android smartphone.
Damon Switch emulator is capable of running most commercial games at full speed, provided you meet the necessary hardware requirements.
This application is made by the developers of the Nintendo Switch emulator Egg NS, with significant code shared between the projects; originally, Damon Switch emulator only supported test programs and homebrew.
Damon Switch emulator currently requires an OpenGL 4.6 capable GPU and a CPU that has high single-core performance.
It also requires a minimum of 6 GB of RAM; for more details, see the minimum system requirements written on the table below.
Since the Nintendo Switch is a complicated device controller input wise, you will need to change some input settings depending on the game you wish to play, on advanced settings menu.
Damon Switch emulator project is licensed under the GPLv3 (or any later version).
The following table lists the minimum system requirements for running this application on smartphone and tablet devices.
|OS||Android 8 (or above)|
|CPU||Arm v8a 64 bit – Octa-core 2.0 GHz (or higher)|
|RAM||6 GB minimum (8 GB recommended)|
|Storage||32 MB minimum|
|Display||1080p (or higher)|
The app performance may vary depending on device hardware configuration.
For the best experience, users should be running within the recommended requirements.
- Download the app on Android device
- Open a file manager on the device
- Select the folder containing the downloaded file
- Open the .apk file and press Install
- If required, allow Install unknown app
- Launch the app
Applications need to access certain devices systems: as soon as an application is installed, you will be informed of all the permissions it requires.
The app contains a Damon Switch Downloader, which will detect your games within Yuzu emulator and download the Mods for them.
The Mod Downloader is an internal program and Yuzu should be running while using it.
The mods downloaded will be placed within the games specific mod directory.
To add a save, simply tap your game in the Games List, Select Open Save Data Location, then Select your User from the Profile Selector.
Once your Save Data Location is open, place your game saves in this virtual directory.
This app is from a third-party developer, so an automatic update won’t be available.
You will need to manually update the app by removing the old version and installing the new version.
You can download any version of this application directly from our website.
You can contact our technical staff and receive the app archives of most versions and you can download them according to your needs.
Features that are implemented in the last version:
- NVFlinger rewrite
- PSA for AMD Radeon users (and NVIDIA tags along)
- Step through code on an instruction-by-instruction basis
- Modify memory and registers on-the-fly
- Even completely replace sections of running code dynamically
- Support for both 32-bit and 64-bit code
- Ability to modify any memory and registers at any time
- Readout of guest thread names
- Support for unlimited numbers of instruction breakpoints
- Support for up to 4 memory watchpoints
Development versions have the latest fixes and optimizations, but their constantly changing nature means that little testing has been done on them and unknown bugs may appear.
The latest version of this app is available on the link button below.
This guide/tutorial can answer the following questions:
- How to install Damon Switch emulator on Android
- How to download Damon Switch emulator APK
- How to play Nintendo Switch games on Android
- How to run Damon Switch emulator on Android
- Can I play Nintendo Switch on Android