In this guide, we are going to teach you how to play Mugen on Xbox One. After reading this guide, you will be able to play Mugen on Xbox One without any issue.
For the unversed, Mugen is a freeware 2D fighting game engine designed by Elecbyte. This engine was written in C language.
It uses Allegro library for 2D graphics, image manipulation, text output, audio output, MIDI music, input and timers. Mugen can be used on Windows, Linux, and macOS.
There are tons of users who are using Mugen on Windows, Linux and macOS but many want to use it on Xbox One.
If you are one of them then you are in the right place.
Without any further ado let’s start,
What is Mugen?
Mugen is a 2D fighting game engine developed by Elecbyte. It is widely used by the developers who develop 2D fighting games. It’s latest version was released way back in 2016.
Lot of games are developed by using Mugen such as Capcom vs. SNK 2 EO, Dragon Ball Z and The King of Fighters.
Because it is compatible with Windows, macOS and Linux operating systems a lot of people face difficulties while trying to play Mugen on Xbox One.
How to Play Mugen on Xbox One?
There are two ways that can be used to play Mugen on Xbox One — Using emulator or Controller modified.
In order to play Mugen on a console by using an emulator you have to download the appropriate emulator from a trusted website.
Once you have successfully downloaded the emulator, you need to get the Mugen executable file and place it in the same folder as your ROMs.
Now all you have to do is launch the executor and open the ROM file for Mugen.
If you do everything correctly, the game will start without showing issues and you are good to go.
If you are not comfortable with keyboard and mouse then you can switch to controller.
For that, you must have a controller which supports the Xbox 360 or Xbox One. If you don’t have any then purchase it and install the drivers which allows you to use the controller with your operating system.
Once your controller is set and ready to use, open Mugen’s “Options” menu and navigate to “Input Settings”.
From here, you can configure which buttons on your controller correspond to which in-game actions and that’s it.
Now, enjoy playing Mugen on XBox One by using controllers.
How to Play Mugen With a Controller Modified?
There is no official way to play Mugen using an Xbox controller. However, there are some methods which you can use it.
First method needs use to use a program called JoyToKey, which will map your Xbox controller buttons to keyboard keys.
This program allows you to play Mugen by using the controllers and JoyToKey, which will map your Xbox controller buttons to keyboard keys.
But some characters are not compatible with the JoyToKey program because of their specific movement inputs.
Another way to play Mugen by using an Xbox controller is to use an Xbox controller emulator program such as x360ce.
In this method, you don’t need any controller, this program makes your computer think that an Xbox 360 controller is connected when it’s actually not.
But it also has a limitation of incompatibility with some characters, the same as the JoyoKey program.
Remember, you have to disable the x360ce program when you want to play some other games by using the actual Xbox 360 controller.
We hope this article helped you to find out the ways to play Mugen on Xbox One.