Super Nintendo Games On Windows 10 the Quick and Easy Way

If you want to play Super Nintendo games on Windows 10 then you will need to use an emulator. This is a type of software that allows your computer to act like a Super Nintendo console allowing it to run its games. One of the best choices is the BSNES emulator.

The Super Nintendo is a 16 bit home gaming console which was first released in 1990. It is the second gaming console released by Nintendo that became the best selling 16 bit console of that era. It is the 15th most popular gaming console of all time having sold more than 50 million units.

Playing Super Nintendo games on your Windows 10 PC

If you miss playing your favorite Super Nintendo games because you don’t have an SNES console anymore then you don’t have to worry as you can still enjoy playing SNES games using an emulator. We recommend the BSNES emulator as it is constantly getting updates.

Installing BSNES on Windows 10 to play Super Nintendo games

Getting this emulator to run on your computer is quite easy. Here’s what you need to do.

Time needed: 10 minutes.

Downloading BSNES

  1. Go to the BSNES download page.
  2. Click the Official Release link.

    This will bring you to the download page.Playing Super Nintendo games on your Windows 10 PC

  3. Click the BSNES zip file.

    This will download a compressed file to your bsnes zip

  4. Extract the downloaded file.

    This extracts the BSNES folder to your computer.extract BSNES

  5. Run the bsnes.exe file.

    This will run the bsnes

Running a Super Nintendo game using BSNES

Take note that you must own the original copy of the game you want to play using this emulator. This is to avoid any legal issues that may arise since these games are still copyright protected. It’s quite easy to use BSNES as all you need to do is to open the game file (even if it is zipped) using the emulator. You can then adjust the window size and controller settings to suit your preferences.

After performing the steps listed above you will successfully play Super Nintendo games on Windows 10.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone. Contact me at Email

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