Few years back playing Nintendo 3DS games on Android is not possible due to that gamers who like to play Nintendo 3DS games has no choice other then using PC emulators, even though many people tried and shared thier methods to play Nintendo 3DS games on Android but most of them are really hard to do and fake ones.

In order to run Nintendo 3DS games on Android we need working BIOS file but it's not available back in 2014 gamers used to waste alot of time to get BIOS file but they eventually end up getting fake BIOS file as the development of 3ds emulators for Android is still in early stage.

However, After few years we got to see some working BIOS files and beta phase 3ds emulators to run Nintendo 3ds games on Android but the only issue with them is they're not the best and stable, anyhow in 2018 Citra Emulator a well known popular Nintendo 3DS PC emulator released their mobile version for Android devices.

Citra Emulator is open source project and right now the best emulator packed with many features that can run hundreds of Nintendo 3ds games without BIOS file for free, so do you like it? are you interested in Citra Emulator? If yes let's know little more info before we explore more.

Note : Citra Emulator is still in early access phase which means development is in progress so you may find bugs or limited number of features but eventually Citra Emulator may fix all issues and release stable version with more interesting and exciting features in future, isn't exciting?

• Citra Emulator official support •


• How to download Citra Emulator •

It is very easy to download Citra Emulator from these platforms for free.

• How to play Nintendo 3DS games on Android using Citra Emulator •

- Go to your favourite website and download Nintendo 3DS video game roms then save them in your internal storage or SD card folder directories.

- Once, you download Nitendo 3DS .zip file just simply open it using any file manager.

- If you find .3ds file copy it and paste it
on other folder which is accessible.

- Now, open Citra Emulator then tap on OK

- Tap on folder icon. 

- if you have decrypted Nintendo 3ds game select Select Game Folder else tap on CIA.

- Select that folder where you copied or downloaded your Nintendo 3ds games.


- Here we go, tap on your Nintendo 3ds game and start playing.

• Citra Emulator key features with UI / UX overview •

Atlast, this are just highlighted features of Citra Emulator there may be many hidden features in-build that provides you external benefits to give the ultimate usage experience, so if you want one of the best emulator to play Nintendo 3ds games on Android then Citra is worthy choice.

Overall, Citra Emulator comes with light mode by default, it has clean and simple interface that ensures user friendly experience, but in any project there is always space for improvement so let's wait and see will Citra Emulator get any major UI changes in future to make it even more better, as of now Citra Emulator is pretty fascinating.

Moreover, it is definitely worth to mention  Citra is one of the very few emulators available out there on internet for Android to play Nintendo 3DS without BIOS file, yes indeed if you're searching for such Emulator then Citra Emulator has potential to become your new favourite.

Finally, this is how you can play Nintendo 3ds games on Android using Citra emulator, are you an existing user of Citra Emulator? If yes do say your experience and mention which feature of Citra Emulator you like the most in our comment section below, see ya :)