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The End of ArkOS on the RG351P/RG351M Has Arrived

It has been a pretty interesting ride with ArkOS lately. Last month we were under the impression that ArkOS would not be supporting the RG351V but that has all been reversed and ArkOS is supporting the system now.  I do have to say I'm very thankful for the hard work put into ArkOS as the stock firmware on these type of systems are almost always limited in capabilities and performance.   https://www.retrokezins.com/2021/04/rg351v-arkos-is-now-supported-again.html As far as firmware options go on the 351P/M, at this point I'd say ArkOS slowly became my favorite option over time. The final version has been released for the 351P/M and that will be the end of updates. I haven't put in a ton of time with this final release yet (Only a few hours) so I don't have a definitive opinion formed on it yet but it's looking good.    If you need help installing the final update, check out the excellent guide from Retro Game Corps at the YouTube link below:  https://you

ArkOS Will No Longer Support Anbernic RG351 Devices (UPDATE: ArkOS Developer Retracted Original Plan & Decided to Support It)

***UPDATE April 28***: ArkOS Supported Again https://www.retrokezins.com/2021/04/rg351v-arkos-is-now-supported-again.html https://github.com/christianhaitian/arkos/wiki/Announcement Sad news but ArkOS will no longer be supporting Anbernic's 351 devices (351P/351M/351V).  This could be a big blow to Anbernic and the newly released RG351V leaving the firmware options between the stock firmware, one ArkOS release, 351ELEC, Batocera or TheRA. As things stand at the moment I feel like the custom firmware Retro Arcade is the most promising for the 351V. It is nice that ArkOS will go ahead and still release one firmware for the 351V though.  My personal opinion is that ArkOS is the top firmware option for the 351P/M as it is significantly better (while still flawed) with DS, PSP Dreamcast and N64 emulation than the other options.  Official Statement   Please be aware that by the end of this month, I will no longer be further developing or providing updates to ArkOS for the 351