FiFA 08 Ps3 version running on PC

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  1. Sami 1999

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    It sucks how garbage FiFA 08 was on PC. Not only it was a stupid ps2 port, but it also looked worse than FiFA 07 which actually had some acceptable graphics for a Ps2 port. Balls in FiFA 08 didn't even had shading, making them look cartoonish.

    Anyway, FiFA 08 can now be loaded with Ps3 emulator [Known as Rpcs3]. It's still running like shit and it's slow as hell. But with the latest update, menus can be loaded a bit faster than previous builds of rpcs3, so its easier to to start a match.

    The game also suffers from texture glitches, missing 3d grass and glitched eyes. The black kit texture can be fixed by running the game with Vulkan Api and using resolution scale to render the game at 3840x2160 resolution.

    With the latest update, I was aslo able to start a match with vulkan Api. With previous builds, the game freezed right before match starts.

    Here are some screenshots of FiFa 08 ps3 running on my pc via emulator:

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    File structure looks similar to FiFA 10 on PC. Files can be navigated using File Master 10, but nothing can be viewed. Since the textures are in rpsgl format.

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    But hey, its a start. Game can be booted and match can be played in slow motion. Maybe after few years, we can finally run the game at proper speed. And then, we can finally mod the game and play it in its next gen glory.
     
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    This looks really good, but there is no PC that can handle this emulator at decent speed
     
  3. Sami 1999

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    Actually many games are playable at decent hardware. Like Smackdown Vs Raw 2008 runs at 30 fps most of the time without slow down, Top Spin 4 runs smoothly too.

    But LLVM Recompiler doesn't work with FiFA 08 yet, which leaves us with Interpreter which is slow as hell. And that's why FiFA 08's not playable yet. Hopefully they can get it working with recompiler soon.
     
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    It's been almost a year, 10 more days until the one year anniversary of this thread.

    And guess what? The latest update released just today made FiFA 08 almost playable. There are still graphical bugs and sound is stuttering. But the game is almost running at full speed now. In fact, it does run at full speed but in order to fix black kits, I had to enable some things in the emulator which degraded the performance mildly.


    However, it's a huge progress and this game can be played now. Back when I created this thread, the game ran slow as shit and was not playable at all.

    Here's a gameplay footage running on the latest version of Rpcs3 [Build 5749, v0.0.6-7969 Alpha]:

    Oh, it's running on 4k with 300% resolution scale. So not only are we emulating the game, we can also run it at higher resolutions.


    Previously eyes of the players were rendering incorrectly, but now it's fixed. However, the black patterns on player bodies are still there:
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    Edit: FiFA 08 seems to be running at full speed now with the latest versions. The only thing that keps it from getting "Playable" tag on RPCS3 compatibility list is the random crash and freeze that occurs.
    Otherwise, it's actually possible to start and finish a match at full speed when it doesn't crash, while running at 4k.




    FiFA 09 also became almost playable, although FPS drops to 50s most of the time and game speed is tied to framerate. So the gameplay is a bit slow. And the audio stutters like hell:

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