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The Wii is a home video game console that was released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.

Emulator Rom Folder Extension BIOS Controller Config
dolphin wii .iso none /opt/retropie/configs/wii/Config

Note This is only for x86 builds- Not the Raspberry Pi!.

Emulator: dolphin


Accepted File Extensions: .iso

Place your Wii ROMs in



Dolphin controls must currently be mapped via the GUI, accessed by launching dolphin-gui via Runcommand.

From there there graphical client will launch and you can bind your controller in the Dolphin Interface as well as change settings.


To exit Dolphin via a keyboard use Alt+F4 or additionally Escape available in dolphin (not dolphin-gui).

To map a button on your controller to exit Dolphin you will need to launch via the gui method above. Once in the menu navigate to Hotkey Behavior.
Switch the device indicator to your controller select the exit function and map a button like select to this function. You will also need to configure in the graphics window to always force window on top and to hide mouse/cursor

Now enter back into emulationstation mode and launch a dolphin game from the gamecube menu press x when the game is starting Select dolphin-gui instead of dolphin as the runcommand default emulator. Launch game You will now be able to exit back to emulationstation with that button you mapped.

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