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Sega - Saturn (Yabause)


YabaSanshiro is a fork of Yabause. It requires OpenGL 3.3 or OpenGL ES 3.0.

This core is outdated, known for having many issues, and unmaintained

Use it at your own risk, it is recommended you use one of the other Sega Saturn cores if possible.


The YabaSanshiro core has been authored by

  • Guillaume Duhammel
  • Theo Berkau
  • Anders Montonen
  • devmiyax

The YabaSanshiro core is licensed under

A summary of the licenses behind RetroArch and its cores can be found here.


Content that can be loaded by the YabaSanshiro core have the following file extensions:

  • .cue
  • .iso
  • .ccd
  • .mds
  • .chd
  • .zip


RetroArch database(s) that are associated with the YabaSanshiro core:


Required or optional firmware files go in the frontend's system directory.

Filename Description md5sum
saturn_bios.bin Saturn BIOS - Optional af5828fdff51384f99b3c4926be27762

This md5sum is just a hint, it is not required, any valid saturn bios should work.