How to Play PS2 Games on PC for Free with PCSX2

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Do you want to play the games of the golden ages of PS2?

Are you ready to enjoy your best games right on your PC?

PCSX2 is the emulator you need!

PCSX2 is a free PlayStation 2 emulator developed for the users of Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. It supports a wide array of PlayStation 2 video games. This tool can mirror the original gameplay experience on the PlayStation and supports a broad selection of enhancements comparing to the gameplay on a traditional PlayStation 2.

In this easy tutorial you will discover how to install PCSX2 and add the right BIOS to launch your favorite games.

Let’s go!

Play the Best PS2 Games Right in Your PC

My SETUP as Example

Here I have a Logitech Gamepad F310 which works perfectly on this PCSX2 emulator. The game I am playing is Grand Theft Auto San Andreas (GTA San Andreas).

Download and Install PCSX2

First, open this URL:

Then click on Download next to “PCSX2 x.x.x Standalone Installer“.

After the download is finished install the software as usual.

Download BIOS of PS2 (PCSX2)

Open this URL:

Click on “DOWNLOAD” button and unzip the files.

Copy the files to this folder:


Launch your PCSX2 emulator and go to “Config” > “Plugin/BIOS Selector“.

Choose the convenient BIOS from the list and click “OK“.

Launch a Game Using an ISO

Go to “CDVD” > “Iso Selector” > “Browse“.

Select your ISO game and click “Open“.

To launch the game go to “System” > “Reboot CDVD (fast)“.


Your game is ready, enjoy your time ;)

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