Users have discovered an exploit where you can easily access the emulator settings on a PlayStation Classic console. Previously, it was revealed that the PlayStation Classic uses a third party open source PCSX ReARMed emulator that isn’t even developed by Sony. As a result, Sony received a bit of a backlash by the retro gaming community who accused Sony of profiting off of the work of retro enthusiasts. Anyway, coming to today’s topic it turns out that you can access PlayStation Classic Emulator Settings using a pretty simple trick.
Users can change PlayStation Classic Emulator Settings using Keyboard
How do you do it? Well, it is easy. Simply connect a USB keyboard to your Playstation Classic Console, turn it on and start any game, then press the ESC key on your keyboard. This should bring up the settings menu on the screen.
Here is how the settings menu looks
Disclaimer: I or TNM staff will not be responsible if you accidentally break your PS classic. Only change the settings if you are absolutely sure about what you are doing.
So now that you can access the settings menu, what is the advantage of doing so you may ask? Well, turns out that you can tweak some of the hidden features, such as turning on fps viewer, changing to NTSC mode which apparently outputs 60fps, tweaking with scanlines and much more.
So, turns out you can access the emulator settings of the PlayStation Classic by plugging in a keyboard and pressing Escape
— Nibel (@Nibellion) December 4, 2018
However, I must mention that people have reported failure to access the PlayStation Classic Emulator Settings menu by using a keyboard and pressing the ESC key. It turns out that only Logitech and Corsair keyboards seem to give the best results. Some people have tried as many as 4 keyboards and haven’t gotten any success.
Following is a short youtube video where you can learn more about this.
Let us know in the comments if you have any questions or thoughts regarding PlayStation Classic Emulator Settings.