Citra Nintendo 3DS emulator Download

Citra 3DS emulator for iOS

Last versionBeta 18
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Citra 3DS is a new emulator for iOS, enabling you to play your favorite games on your iPhone or iPad (also Windows, MacOS and Android OS).

This is a work-in-progress Nintendo 3DS emulator started in early 2013. Citra can currently emulate, with varying degrees of success, a wide variety of different homebrew applications and commercial software.

You can download last version of this app on the button below.



  • Compatibility with hundreds of games
  • Enhanced graphics, such as resolution scaling and texture filtering (these optional features work best on high-end devices)
  • Support for various built-in features, such as the camera, microphone, and motion controls
  • Support for external gamepads

The Citra app does not include any games, or copyrighted system files. You are legally required to dump your games to use with Citra. The Citra app is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with any company that manufactures portable gaming consoles.


  • Download the Citra 3DS .IPA file on the link below
  • Go to your phone’s Settings > Profiles > Device Management
  • Find the associated profile for Nintendo 3DS
  • Select the Trust option
  • Tap Trust again to confirm: this will begin the sideloading process

System requirements

OS versioniOS 9.0 (or higher)
DeviceiPhone 8+ (or equivalent iPad)
RAM1 GB (2 GB recommended)
Disk space30 MB
The table lists the minimum system requirements for running Citra emulator iOS


•Add support for save states.

•Merge latest fixes & improvements from upstream Citra

•Implemented switch for sliding finger across D-Pad and fix sensitivity

•Disable sensors when emulation is paused

•Beta version program is now closed with the last build release

•New GUI improvements for the virtual game pad

•Added multiplayer button in the settings menu (still in experimental step)


To know how to install an .ipa file on your iPhone or iPad please follow this guide.