Do you dream of being able to play your favourite mobile RPGs on the big screen? Would you like to be able to play several accounts of your favourite gachas games at the same time? Well, we have the solution!
It's simple, to play mobile games on your PC, all you need to do is download a software program that is more commonly known as an emulator.
It's fast, it's free, and it allows you to play all your mobile games on the computer. We explain how it works in this complete article!
What is a mobile game emulator for PC?
An emulator is a software program that simulates the environment and behavior of a device on another device. For example, in this particular case, to play mobile games on a PC, it simulates the Android environment of your smartphone, on your computer. You follow?
To do this, we will use a specific software, an emulator. Among those on the market, Bluestacks is one of the best and one of the most powerful (moreover, it is very secure).
Concretely, thanks to a mobile game emulator on PC, you can play on your computer all the games (or almost!) that you have downloaded on your mobile.Download BlueStacks for Free
How to install an Android emulator for PC?
First of all, you should know that downloading and installing an Android emulator for PC is free. Most of the time, they are very simple to install and it will only take you a few minutes.
Moreover, we regularly produce PC installation guides of the best games of the moment!
Here are the key steps to install BlueStacks (very simple!) :
- click on the button just above "Download BlueStacks" ;
- When you get to the download page, click on the green "Download BlueStacks" button on the left;
- the download of the .exe file starts, a window opens asking you where to save it (choose your desktop, you can easily delete it as soon as BlueStacks is installed);
- Double-click the "BlueStacksInstaller" icon on your desktop to install the emulator;
- the installation time can take several minutes. It takes time for the Android engine to launch ;
- BlueStacks opens automatically as soon as the installation is completed.
The emulator then asks you to sign in to your Google Account so it can retrieve your Android environment and any games you've already downloaded.
Remember to sign in to the account where you have your games.
How to find the best mobile game emulator?
As I told you above, in the ranking of the best Android emulators for PC, BlueStacks comes first. To be sure to choose the emulator that best suits your needs, you should take a good look at the options it offers.
For example, on some games (strategy games, gacha games), it will be very convenient to be able to take advantage of the multi-instance option to launch several accounts simultaneously.
Another way to play mobile games on the PC is to go directly to the game developers. To mention just two of them, the companies Plarium and X-Legends have developed their own emulator, specifically dedicated to their mobile games.
So you can play RAID: Shadow LegendsPlarium Play on the Plarium Play emulator and Aura Kingdoms 2 on the X-Legends emulator. These emulators have their limits because they do not allow you to play other games.
Except for Plarium Play, which allows you to play a few other strategy games developed by Plarium. But this is limited to their own designs.
What are the system requirements for playing mobile games on a PC?
As with everything, there is a minimum system requirement and a recommended configuration. First of all, be aware that on most emulators, you can set up many features and adapt the characteristics of the emulator according to the performance of your PC.
To help you optimize your BlueStacks emulator according to your configuration, you can follow this handy optimization guide that we made.
Here is the recommended configuration (for really optimal performance):
- operating system : Windows 10 or MacOs Sierra ;
- CPU: Intel Core i5 with virtualization extension enabled in the BIOS ;
- graphics card: Intel/Nvidia/ATI ;
- RAM: 6 GB or more ;
- HDD: SSD (or fusion) ;
- Up-to-date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset supplier.
Of course, the more powerful your PC is, the better the gaming experience you'll have. If you have any doubts, you can go to the page dedicated to the system requirements for Bluestacks 4 software.
You are now totally unbeatable on how to play mobile computer games! Now all you have to do is try it out! You'll see, there are hundreds of mobile games to download on PC!Download the BlueStacks emulator
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