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Core info
License MPLv2.0
Extensions gba, bin

mGBA is a Nintendo Game Boy Advance video game system emulator that can be used as a libretro core.


mGBA is a new emulator for running Game Boy Advance games. It aims to be faster and more accurate than many existing Game Boy Advance emulators, as well as adding features that other emulators lack.

Feature Support

These are libretro features, not frontend or standalone emulator features.

Saves Save states Rewind Netplay Cheats Controllers API Rumble Sensors Camera Location Subsystem API


mGBA optionally supports using the following BIOS image file for operation:

  • gba_bios.bin (Game Boy Advance Image)


This core does not feature core options.


The mGBA core supports one controller setting:

  • mGBA Joypad: mGBA Controller

RetroPad mGBA Joypad
Retro Dpad.png
Retro Y Round.png
Retro X Round.png
Retro B Round.png
Retro A Round.png
Retro L1.png
Retro R1.png
Retro R2.png
Retro R2.png
Retro Left Stick.png
Retro Right Stick.png
Retro L3.png
Retro R3.png
Retro Select.png
Retro Start.png

Compatibility List/General Issues

Main article: [1]

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