Release Notes for Recalbox 8.1-Electron

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Release Notes for Recalbox 8.1-Electron

Recalbox 8.1-Electron

News

  • Add Raspberry Pi 4 64 bit support
  • Add Recalbox RGB Dual support
  • Add support for external rom folders on USB devices (up to 8 volumes/partitions)
    • Hotplug: EmulationStation automatically reconize USB device containing roms!
    • Initialization: Ask the user when USB device with no rom folders at all
    • Roms folders are reconized in the root of the usb device or in roms or recalbox/roms
    • Games are merged into your game list seamlessly
  • Add support for additional network rom folders (up to 4)
    • As for USB devices, games are merged into your game list seamlessly
  • Add case support for retroflag, argon and nuxii cases
  • Add Pi400 power button support (Fn + F10 to turn off)
  • Add remote playlists (Patrons)
  • Add seamless scraping (Patrons)
  • Add GAME FILTER menu to filter games in lists based on several criteria
  • Add slangs shaders support on retroarch
  • Add system Philips CD-I (libretro core : cdi2015)
  • Add BSNES core (performance build) (PC and RPi4/400)
  • Add BSNES HD for wide screen Super Nintendo games (PC and RPi4/400)
  • Add libretro PSP emulator (libretro ppsspp)
  • Add delete game options
  • Add the game Zdey The Game on Nintendo Nes. Thank you Art'cade
  • Add core libretro vitaquake2 for x64, RPi4, Odroid Xu4 and Odroid Go Advance/Super
  • New system sorting options in UI menu: sort your systems by type, manufacturer, release dates and more !
  • Add Iris driver for Intel iGPUs on x64 version
  • New option in UI menu : hide PORTS collection
  • Add recalbox.conf option to force resolution of splash videos on x64
  • New Random game picker in demo mode (less cycling)
  • Display game regions flag in gamelist
  • Add Twitch as Kodi plugin
  • Add resolution menu in Advanced Settings > Resolutions
  • Add scraper progress bar
  • Add display by filename in gamelist option
  • Add go to game from search results and add search games from gamelist menu
  • Add retroachievements for systems PSP, Amstrad CPC, Dreamcast, Atomiswave, Naomi and Naomigd
  • Add Amiga 500 Mini controller configuration
  • Add softpatching manager in game settings
  • Add system MegaDuck (libretro core : sameduck) Thanks Duimon for the drawing of the console on the theme.
  • Add new Atari 5200 core (libretro core: a5200)

Improvements

  • Improve region processing in the internal scraper
  • Alert the user if too much systems or games are loaded regarding available memory
  • Bump EmuSCV (Super Cassette Vision)
    • Fix zipped rom handling
    • Handle multi-roms (.0 .1 ...) in a single zip file
    • Correction of the CRC32 entry
    • Add the new LupinIII md5 so that it is recognised and mapped correctly in memory
  • Bump libretro Caprice32 (Amstrad):
    • Update to Caprice 4.5.2
    • Lots of fixes & improvement with latest Retroarch versions
  • Bump Retroarch to v1.10.0
  • Bump libretro Gearcoloeco (fix graphics glitches, fix PAL refresh rates, add bios alert)
  • Bump libretro Picodrive - lots of small fixes & improvements
  • Bump libretro NX Engine (Cave Story) - Lots of small bug fixes!
  • Bump Amiberry to v1.4.6 (fix some graphic glitches)
  • Bump libretro Quasi88 (Nec PC-8800)
  • Bump libretro MAME 2003 Plus
  • Bump libretro FBNeo
  • Bump SimCoupe to v1.2.8 (fix some tape issues & update spectrum library)
  • Bump libretro FCEUMM (NES) - Lots of bug fixes & increase compatibility with new mappers
  • Bump Beetle Saturn (add netplay support)
  • Bump libretro mame2015
  • Bump libretro mame 0.239
  • Improve vectorial image quality (particularly on low resolutions) - Thanks to @rymcclel
  • Bump libretro fuse to v1.6.0 (ZX Spectrum core)
  • Add support for many bluetooth controllers on Odroid GO Advanced and Go Super (notably Realtek one)
  • Bump Hatari: updated cpu emulation and lots of small fixes
  • Disable Retroarch's keyboard shortcut when running computer systems:
    • Full keyboard is available for the emulated computer
    • Use F12 as ESC replacement to quit
  • Bump Hypseus Singe (Daphne) - Add support for Singe 2 games
  • Add support for additional WIFI USB adapters on Odroid GO Super (Mediatek, Realtek, …)
  • Bump Realtek 8821-CU driver
  • Bump libretro Pscx-Rearmed
  • Bump Libretro Sameboy
  • Bump Parallel N64 to add Raspberry Pi 4 64 bits support

Fixes

  • Fix kodi controller configuration
  • Fix swanstation memory card compatibility option for saving on network
  • Fix lots of issues in the internal scraper
  • Add mc10 and coco3 model to trs80 color computer xroar emulator
  • Add CRT check menu footer
  • Fix es_input for 8bitdo SN30Pro+ and Xbox One S Controller Model 1708
  • Fix libretro mame2015 for OGA/OGS
  • Fix to not reload recalbox.conf file in manager on save
  • Deleting the netplay system configuration in recalbox.conf
  • Fix some ZeroCD wifi adapters not working like Odroid Wifi Module 5B adapter
  • Fix kodi running at startup
  • Fix savestate in libretro fuse (ZX Spectrum core)
  • Fix Vectrex overlays load for preinstalled games
  • Fix wifi not connecting when inserting the wifi controller afterwards
  • Fix extension bin for the watara supervision system (libretro potator)
  • Fix wifi password that could not contain & character
  • Fix extension .bin for Nintendo 64DD
  • Fix reversal of buttons A and B on SF 30 PRO controller
  • Add buttons x and y for keyboard
  • Fix black screen/no signal on Pi3 & Pi4
  • Fix Neo-Geo CD file extensions
  • Fix extension .bin for Gameboy and Gameboy Color
  • Fix netplay for mame
  • Fix PiBoy DMG losts its joystick controller and volume control after first boot
  • Fix repo rockchip-mali and librga