Gameboy has always been a popular console platform and most of us, at some time or another, will have played games on it. The iOS devices are not designed for playing these games on and so, when jailbreaking first started, several emulators were developed that gave us the means to play these games. Now that there are few jailbreaks to be had, we are starting to see more third-party apps released, offering some Cydia content and one called GBA4iOS [ext link], a popular name, has made a comeback.

Image : Gba4iOS App

What is GBA4iOS ?

Developed by Riley Testut, GBA4iOS used to be available in the app store until Apple patched the exploit that made it work. Now the emulator has been redeveloped and offered to us without the app store and without a jailbreak. The latest version of the emulator has seen more than 10 million downloads, proving to be very popular and it offers iOS users the option of playing many GBA, GB and GBC games. It is one of the most feature-rich third-party apps that we have, offering the following:

GBA4iOS Features :

  • Simple to use and very fast
  • A very powerful emulator
  • Optimized for all iOS devices, especially the iPad 
  • Support for Cheats so you can do what you want with your games
  • Easy sync with Dropbox
  • Airplay support
  • Access to thousands of GBA, GBC and GB games
  • Wireless Linking Support
  • New GBA and GBC skins 
  • New logo for the icon
  • Updated regularly
  • Features a browser in-app
  • Multiple Save states
  • Event Distribution
  • Sustain button
  • Custom skins for the controller
  • URL scheme support
  • Supports external controllers on iOS 7
  • Fast forward
  • Many more features

Supported Devices :

GBA4iOS works on the following iOS devices on iOS 7 or above:

  • iPhone 
  • iPad
  • iPad Air
  • iPad Mini
  • iPad Pro
  • iPod Touch

How to Download GBA4iOS :

As we said, GBA4iOS used to be available through the iOS app store but not anymore. Instead, you need to download another third-party app installer, this one called XModGames. Follow the steps below to get GBA4iOS onto your iPhone or iPad today:

  1. Download XModGames onto your iOS device 
  2. Open XModGames and search for GBA4iOS  
  3. Choose the version that relates to your iOS device/version and follow the instructions on the screen to download it
  4. Now you can play all your favorite GBA games on your iOS device

Do give GBA4iOS a try; it is free, and you don’t need that jailbreak to use it. Tell us what you think in the comments box below and, for more updates, you can follow us on Facebook.

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