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Mario 64 has been ported to PC by fans.
The fan-made port also supports third-party software such as Reshade, which can be used to add modern visual effects including bloom lighting to the game.
The native PC port should also have significant implications for Mario 64’s active mod community, which had previously required an emulator for its projects.
It’s not yet clear if the Mario 64 release has any relation to a recent significant leak of legacy Nintendo console data, or if the timing is coincidental.
According to various sources, over two terabytes of data was allegedly leaked onto the anonymous forum 4chan over the weekend, including the original source code for
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Mario 64 is set to be re-released for Super Mario Bros.’ 35th anniversary.
As first revealed by VGC, re-release most of Super Mario’s 35-year back catalogue this year, remastered for Nintendo Switch, including 1997’s Super Mario 64, 2002’s Super Mario Sunshine and 2007’s Super Mario Galaxy.
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