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'''Skyline''' (formerly Lightswitch) is a compatibility layer for the [[Nintendo Switch]] that runs on Android and written in C.
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'''Skyline''' (formerly Lightswitch) is a compatibility layer for the [[Nintendo Switch]] that runs on Android and is written in C++ and Kotlin.
 
==Overview==
 
==Overview==
Unlike [[Egg NS]], Skyline can run on more phones that support Android 10 or newer, and is not limited to flagship devices.
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Unlike [[Egg NS]], Skyline can run on more phones that support Android 10 or newer and is not limited to flagship devices.
  
Even though the Skyline team has done good work at getting Super Mario Odyssey ingame, making lots of 3D games running with graphical output and fixing the performance issues and bugs in games, many other titles are still ingame with poor framerates and graphical glitches.
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Even though the Skyline team has done good work at getting Super Mario Odyssey ingame, making lots of 3D games running with graphical output, and fixing the performance issues and bugs in games, many other titles are still ingame with poor framerates and graphical glitches.
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===History===
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Skyline reached ingame on two Nintendo Switch games in January 2022 and has been improving since.
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Skyline was founded as "Lightswitch" in June 2019 by daCyuubi.<ref>[https://github.com/skyline-emu/skyline/commit/4cd6c574f062e723a47007d5dc97e67bcef080eb] daCyubbi's first commit.</ref><br>In May 2021, Skyline booted up several homebrew tests with graphical output.<ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Tz8DmYxUvk] Skyline running Space Game NX, a homebrew game.</ref><br>Later, in January 2022, Sonic Mania and Celeste also started booting in Skyline, albeit with low FPS and graphical glitches. (WIP)
 
==Download==
 
==Download==
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|'''[https://github.com/skyline-emu/skyline/actions Artifact builds]'''
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|'''[https://skyline-builds.alula.gay/ Skyline builds]'''
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [https://discord.gg/XnbXNQM Official Discord server]
 
* [https://discord.gg/XnbXNQM Official Discord server]
* [https://github.com/skyline-emu/skyline-games-list/issues Official Compatibility list (GitHub)]
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* [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vRY2RyAZPV2DdN242ElcotA3jTFO3twuvRO1QhORZpDmJ-aUo3hr4T-k1WLEz8GDHcFja-CnXddNbv4/pubhtml Unofficial Compatibility list (Google Docs)]
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==References==
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<references />
  
 
[[Category:Emulators]]
 
[[Category:Emulators]]

Latest revision as of 07:38, 8 August 2022

Skyline
Skyline.png
Developer(s) PixelyIon and more.
Latest version 1289
Active Yes
Platform(s) Android
Architecture(s) ARM
Emulates Nintendo Switch
Programmed in C, C++
License MPL v2.0
Source code GitHub

Skyline (formerly Lightswitch) is a compatibility layer for the Nintendo Switch that runs on Android and is written in C++ and Kotlin.

Overview[edit]

Unlike Egg NS, Skyline can run on more phones that support Android 10 or newer and is not limited to flagship devices.

Even though the Skyline team has done good work at getting Super Mario Odyssey ingame, making lots of 3D games running with graphical output, and fixing the performance issues and bugs in games, many other titles are still ingame with poor framerates and graphical glitches.

History[edit]

Skyline reached ingame on two Nintendo Switch games in January 2022 and has been improving since.

Skyline was founded as "Lightswitch" in June 2019 by daCyuubi.[1]
In May 2021, Skyline booted up several homebrew tests with graphical output.[2]
Later, in January 2022, Sonic Mania and Celeste also started booting in Skyline, albeit with low FPS and graphical glitches. (WIP)

Download[edit]

Android Skyline builds

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. [1] daCyubbi's first commit.
  2. [2] Skyline running Space Game NX, a homebrew game.