MSX 2 is the evolution of the MSX Computer, released in 1986. MSX 2 version was based on the same 8-bit Zilog Z80 processor, however the RAM was increased from 32 KB to 64/128 KB and yet could be increased up to 4 MB with the help of Memory Mapper System. As for graphics Yamaha V9938 chip was used which increased the VRAM size to 128 KB. The rest of hardware was quite the same as on predecessor MSX Computer. Yamaha MSX 2 was also widely used as a home computer. Under the license of Yamaha MSX 2 was released with minor changes in the structure and design by such large companies as Sony, Daewoo, Yashica. In 1995, the production of any MSX standard was dropped. Totally were sold about 5 million MSX computers.
The iconic games that were released for MSX 2 computers such as: Metal Gear, Metal Gear 2 – Solid Snake, Super Rambo Special, Contra, King Kong 2 and other were ported to roms. Nowadays, anyone can try out those games without having MSX 2 computer. All of the popular MSX 2 roms games are available for free download on this page. Grab the MSX 2 emulator and play games on your modern pc, android or iOS device.