The lone developer behind the best PS2 emulator for Android has ceased development due to "death threats" and other attacks.

Death threats aside, it is obvious that this dev was already getting overwhelmed based on amount of user requests. Goes from being a labour of love/enthusiastic hobby, to being a thankless job without even financial incentives (especially when working on it alone). I hope that they release the code as open source so that those that did appreciate the work and can code could carry on. There are so many people that could keep it going, and could use it as a project for learning. Emulation of old consoles and other computing devices is going to grow in need.

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Yeah, the emulator getting open sourced would be the best case scenario. Clearly a lot of work was put into it, but it does sound like it became a huge burden for the author. Would be a shame if all the work just disappeared now.

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