Install AetherSX2 APK (PS2 emulator) to Nvidia Shield TV / Android TV

Looking to sideload the AetherSX2 PS2 emulator on Nvidia Shield TV running Android TV 11? Despite the increased restrictions on the device with the upgrade to Android TV OS 11, we can still install AetherSX2.

Please note that AetherSX2 is compatible only with 64-bit ARM processors. So, if your Android TV device has a 64-bit processor, it will work, but keep in mind that most Android TV devices, like MiBox, have 32-bit processors.


Watch the above video tutorial for 2024 new method. (below is the older method)

Search this keyword on
Open this site
Download the APK version of it (Please note that you need APK version.)
Make this path on your usb drive, and save the downloaded apk into it
Google this keyword and find PS2 bios by yourself
Save it to USB drive
Eject the USB disk, insert it to NVIDIA SHIELD TV pro
Open Google Play store
Search and install: SMART TV APK DOWNLOADER, this is used to install APK file to NVIDIA SHIELD TV pro
Open it after download finishes
Find this path in the app, navigate to it.
Click on the APK to install it
If your device isn’t 64-bit cpu, this will fail
Again in Google Play store, search and install sideload launcher
Now open Sideload Launcher, you can open AETHERSX2 within it
This is because the app doesn’t have a TV banner
Done, now you can setup aethersx2, configure ps2 bios then controller.
PS2 Game play screen

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