BlueStacks 4 Release Notes

We will be ceasing future development for BlueStacks 4. As such, future updates for BlueStacks 4, if any, will be limited only to critical app fixes.

We highly recommend you switch to BlueStacks 5 for an overall enhanced experience. To learn more, you can visit the BlueStacks 5 Release Notes.

BlueStacks 4.280 

Download this version

Highlights

1. You can now play ブルーアーカイブ (com.YostarJP.BlueArchive) without any game crashes. They can now only be found in history books. 
2. Enter the fantastic world of AOD-龍神無双- (com.coc.jplh) where black screen, graphical and crash issues no longer exist! 
3. Make new records in Churchill Solitaire Card Game (com.productiveedge.churchill) as it won't crash after the opening film anymore. Time to make Winston proud!
4. Brace for a flawless gaming experience in 日向坂46とふしぎな図書室 (jp.co.sonymusic.game.hinatosho)! 
5. You can now play ラストオリジン –次世代美少女×戦略RPG- (com.pig.laojp.aos) without a crash at launch. Fight for humanity in this epic RPG!
6. While playing Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade (com.lilithgame.roc.gp), you won't see any pink patches in Ark of Osiris. Feast your eyes on a splendid gaming experience. 
7. 프린세스 커넥트! Re:Dive (com.kakaogames.pcr) won't show an error message and then crash at launch for you. Time to be the princess knight in shining armor!


BlueStacks 4.270 Release Notes

Highlights

1. Play League of Legends: Wild Rift as never before with the several enhancements that take your gaming experience to brand-new levels:

  • MOBA and WASD control schemes are now available for every hero. These controls can be selected from the Game Guide, Controls Editor and the Scheme selection pop-up.
  • Ultrawide resolution allows you to see your enemies earlier and anticipate their attacks while offering support for 21:9 ultrawide monitors.
  • You can now stop the movement of your heroes instantly by pressing "S" on your keyboard. This key control can be changed from the Game Guide.
  • Play with the same controls as the PC version of the game. Your gaming experience got even more refined!

2. Ultrawide resolution can now be used to perfectly fit your favorite games on your 21:9 monitor. 
3. Call of Duty: Mobile will no longer freeze or crash near the tank in Battle Royale mode. Now, nothing stands in your path to victory!
4. Videos and pictures on Instagram won't get flipped or turn upside-down when you capture or upload them. 

More information on BlueStacks 4.270


BlueStacks 4.260

Highlights

1. You can now choose to auto hide desktop notifications. Enabling this will allow desktop notifications to disappear after a few seconds.
2. Every screenshot that you take will be saved as a PNG file. Now, enjoy looking at your masterpieces in high quality!
3. Several new device profiles have been added to enhance your gaming experience. Your arsenal of device profiles has been strengthened even further.
4. You can now hide your games that open in a separate window. Have complete control over what you wish to see!
5. Zooming precisely in Rise of Kingdoms is now even easier! Simply, place your cursor at the point where you want to zoom in/out and press the Up/Down key.
6. Now, get an expanded view of your roster list in Marvel Strike Force with portrait mode! Easily find who you need to save the day!
7. Videos in Instagram will no longer play in reverse or appear upside-down. Watch Instagram Reels and Stories to your heart's content.
8. Our BlueStacks crew went to battle against an army of bugs and came out victorious. Click on the link below to see the full list of bug fixes.

More information on BlueStacks 4.260


BlueStacks 4.250

Highlights

1. You can now easily assign the MOBA D-pad in the Control Editor. Use it for better motion control in MOBA games, such as League of Legends: Wild Rift
2. Easily adjust target sensitivity using the controls editor.
3. Use precision zoom to gain the upper hand in strategy games like ROK and SOS.
4. Access advanced settings for key controls in the Controls editor with a single click. Use the gear icon at the bottom of each key control or just right click on the control key.
5. The Settings menu is now more intuitive. Allocation of CPU cores and RAM in the Engine tab has been simplified and all device-related settings are now available in the Device tab.
6. Some UI improvements have been made to the BlueStacks home screen for a more organized look.
7. Various improvements offer greater accuracy when using character abilities in League of Legends: Wild Rift (com.riotgames.league.wildrift).
8. Several bug fixes helped us deliver better and smoother gameplay. Some of the major bug fixes include:
- All Call of Duty: Mobile variants will no longer crash on startup.
- While playing PUBG: Mobile Lite, you will no longer see the error '
Server busy, please try again later '.

More information on BlueStacks 4.250


BlueStacks 4.240

Highlights

1. Now, play Among Us with the new voice chat feature on BlueStacks. Talk comfortably with your friends while you play.
2. The latest improvements will bring you a noticeably better visual experience and stable frame rates , especially when playing games like Seven Nights II, Huang Yi Qun Xia Biography M and 美好 的 世界 獻上 祝福 Days Fantastic Days which use  Adaptive Scalable Texture Compression  (ASTC) .
3. Using a farm account in Rise of Kingdoms is easier than ever on BlueStacks. Now we will walk you through each step with tips and tricks to give you an edge in gathering resources.
4. While initiating a group call, a pop-up will now appear if BlueStacks or that particular instance is disabled .
5. You can now turn off the microphone during voice chat using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + Z .  
6. Sharing images in Rise of Kingdoms is now easier than ever. You can do this in multiple ways, such as by dragging and dropping images.
7. We have greatly improved the game chat. Talking to your friends or teammates in the game is now easier than ever.
8. You can now rearrange the icons on the side toolbar for easier and faster access to your preferences. 
9. You can now choose to have touch points displayed when creating or running macros . No more shooting in the dark, we promise.
10.You now have the option to change the sensitivity of the mouse for vertical and horizontal movement. Move at your own pace.
11. Now you can control the sound while tapping  Android on BlueStacks. 
12. You can now choose to receive desktop notifications for your favorite apps.
13. Now you can disable the blue highlight that appears during full-screen playback.
14. We bring you the most powerful side toolbar ever on BlueStacks, with additional hints for all icons. 15. You can change the scroll speed of the mouse wheel now. We trust you behind the wheel.
16. You can now choose to enable/disable VSync while playing on BlueStacks.
17. The Install apk button is now available in the side toolbar.   
18. It is now possible to take screenshots on the main BlueStacks screen.
19 . We have optimized the installation process using the "Install apk" option.
20. We have added compatibility support for Hyper-V at the time of BlueStacks installation.
21. You will now be able to see all the latest additions to your BlueStacks at launch.
22. You will now receive bell notifications for new blogs created for your favorite games.
23. Whenever you update your BlueStacks, you will get the release notes on the bell notifications to help you learn about the latest features and updates on BlueStacks. 
24. The installation process using the " Install apk " method has been optimized. The process is up to 30% faster, depending on your computer configuration.
25. We fixed frequent crash issues with the ' 為 美好 的 世界 獻上 祝福 app! Fantastic Days ' (tw.wonderplanet.fantasticdays).
26. Various bug fixes have been made, thanks to new weapon upgrades we have received from some friendly intergalactic aliens.

More information on BlueStacks 4.240


BlueStacks 4.230 

Highlights

  1. Among Us's motion controls have been improved for a better gaming experience.
  2. If you love playing Free Fire, the new BlueStacks offers the best gaming experience possible. Improved sensitivity , precise aim and other major improvements give you the best shooting.
  3. Set calendar reminders for in-game events   in Rise of Kingdoms and State of Survival . Keep track of important upcoming events and get great results with email, mobile and desktop notifications.
  4. Use  Smart Edge Scrolling for Rise of Kingdoms   to  scroll the map simply by moving the cursor over the edge of the map in the direction you would like to scroll. The  world supremacy awaits!
  5. Easily manage all your controls from one place with just one click with our new streamlined and compact Game Controls menu
  6. Save more energy while multitasking smoothly with the all-new Eco mode . We will take care of your system performance at the touch of a button. 
  7. Sort your instances by name or Android version to decide which one suits your preferences, using  enhancements in the Multi-Instance Manager to help you manage your instances. 
  8. The most powerful control editor can now be accessed in several ways. Plus, you can now download the latest built-in controls with the Update Controls button .
  9. A performance warning will warn you if you try to allocate all CPU cores to BlueStacks. We know you love games, but your system is just as important!
  10. The BlueStacks loading screen will now show you tips and tricks for getting the most out of your gaming experience. Fixing the loading bar now has its advantages!
  11. A new hot key to enter / exit the mouse block is assigned to ESC . Why drag and spin when you can touch and win?
  12. We fixed the auto zoom issue on Rise of Kingdoms that occurred sometimes when using Edge Scroll.
  13. Your default FPS after enabling Eco mode will now be set to 5 instead of 1.
  14. We have greatly improved the search on the BlueStacks home screen. You'll find your favorite games before you can say "BlueStacks"!
  15. You can now shut down Windows without having to shut down BlueStacks. BlueStacks will automatically close if you do.
  16. We have fixed various bugs and crashes when launching various apps. Our pilot version of the internal app gets better every day!

More information on BlueStacks 4.230.


BlueStacks 4.220

Highlights

1.  Major performance improvements  to give you  faster load times and improved overall performance. It's fast! Really fast! You may want to fasten your seat belts. Some of them are:  

  • Lightning fast launch. With this we have almost approached the speed of light.
  • Consistently high FPS , in games like Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross, for long periods of play. Enjoy your favorite snacks along with high FPS. 
  • An overall FPS buff has been made in games like  A3! Otome Anime Game and a few others. FPS dips are now in the history books. 

2. Also closing BlueStacks is faster than before. We're sorry to see you go, but the process is smoother than ever.
3. We have added a "Customize" option to the BlueStacks home screen. You can now resize the app icons as you wish. You can now order icons to keep your home screen clean and tidy. 
4. The notification mode has been infused with some new features! You can now snooze notifications, enable / disable sound alerts, and much more.

5. Now you can see what each update has to offer by clicking "Find out what's new" before or during the BlueStacks update, so you don't have to shine in your crystal balls for more information. Psychics can be expensive.

6. Now you can use Smart Controls with DirectX. Teachers can make a difference, and we've provided DirectX with the best of them.

7. Our internal Exterminator has thoroughly cleaned up various bugs. Cyber-enhanced archers and flaming swords have also been deployed to keep bugs out.  


Read more about these changes here.


BlueStacks 4.215

Highlights

1. We have optimized internally to enhance your overall experience across a variety of applications.

Read more about these changes here


BlueStacks 4.210

  Highlights

1. Smart Controls for PUBG: mobile devices have arrived. Do you fancy a chicken dinner? Our chefs have prepared something special for you.
2.  Playing 64-bit Android apps just got a lot easier! The Game Center has arrived to save the day. Everyone greets the Game Center.
3. Are the game notifications missing? Embrace the new notification mode on BlueStacks!
4. Smart Edge Scrolling is here for Rise of Kingdoms. An additional feature for your Kingdom. 
5. 
Dedicating RAM and CPU is now easier than ever. Check out the redesigned Settings menu .
6. Some options have been added to the native gamepad support which will lead to an overall better gaming experience with your gamepad / controller.
7. A new option in the "Report a Problem" tool will help us identify and resolve any problems you may encounter with Multi-Instance Manager.  
8. Fixed numerous bugs with the help of our internal Exterminator. A full list of bugs fixed is available in the detailed release notes.
9. Performance improvements have been made thanks to a really good coffee. Mmm, caffeine. 
 

Read more about these changes here.


  BlueStacks 4.205

Highlights

1. The Game Center has arrived! Expand your game library with ease and more. Your new home was built to perfection.
2. A small change has been made to the Game Guide icon . Your personal guide to key controls and more. 

Read more about these changes here.


BlueStacks 4.200

Highlights

1. Multi-Instance Manager has been completely redefined to support 64-bit Android apps and more. Revolutionary? Yes. Check it  out here .

2. Game settings for Free Fire , CoDM , 7DS: GC and PUBG have been moved to the settings menu . Click on the name of the game to find out more.

3. Smart edge gestures are now here! Access game settings and game guidance with intuitive controls when playing in full screen mode.

4. War Robots now comes with Smart Controls . Your robots are now smarter for war.
5. You can now select multiple units in Armor Age by simply dragging the mouse cursor. Strength is in numbers and so the victory will be yours . To find out more, click here .
6. We have added some mouse cursor options in the Settings menu. Just to keep things fresh.
7.  
Various UI changes in BlueStacks. We'll let you know, no spoilers for you.
8. Thanks to our internal Captain Bug Spray, a couple of insects have been eliminated

Read more about these changes here.


BlueStacks 4.190

Highlights

1.  You now have the option to opt for WASD or MOBA control schemes in some games. Play like a pro, anyway. To find out more, click here .
2. Precision key controls for your in-game wheel are here for games like Dr. Driving , Real Racing , etc. To find out more, click here .
3. The names of the gamepad controls have been simplified to help you. Simplicity is the key to life. To find out more, click here .
4. Improved gaming experience of various games, such as Free Fire .
5. We have reduced the tiny delay when switching control schemes . Every second counts in the 21st century.
6. Users with high-end machines will now notice lower CPU usage . Winter has arrived for your CPU.
7.  Gamepad performance has been improved . Your controller has been on a healthy diet.
8. Various other improvements and bug fixes. 

Read more about these changes here.


BlueStacks 4.180

Highlights

1. Landscape mode is here for Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross! To experience this epic story in full resolution, click here .
2.  Like that friend who whispers friendly advice, you will receive game notifications after minimizing BlueStacks.
3. PS4 controllers / gamepads are now supported! We have listened to your suggestions! Don't use Bluetooth though. Find out more here.
4. MOBA controls have been added for Mobile Legends and other similar games. You are truly a legend now. Learn more about MOBA skill settings and stopping movement.
5. The game guide has been flavored with some flavors. Mouse motion controls will now appear. 
6. If you have a remarkably powerful PC / laptop, BlueStacks will be set to high performance. What good is a bow without an arrow?
7. Multiple UI changes for your beloved multi-instance. Customize your instances like never before with a variety of different options. Explore the changes here.
8. You can now customize the zoom speed, depth and much more. Zoom out!
9. Macro Community has been infused with a breath of fresh air. Game titles will be easier to spot now and more.
10. Now you can see where you click on Android, be it Google Playstore or your favorite game, by enabling this setting. Find out how to enable it in the detailed release notes!
11. Shooting mode tip has been moved to a different position. Now he has a better view. Real estate matters.

Read more about these changes here.


BlueStacks 4.170

Highlights

1. The  characters of Black Desert Mobile no longer escape your eyes. All characters will now be visible .
2. We have optimized the launch engine in BlueStacks for various applications such as AFK Arena. This will result in faster launches for your favorite apps.
3. You will now see the keys of all controls with sharper clarity in the game. Prepare to be dazzled.
4. Multi-gamepad support is now active. Now you can connect multiple gamepads and dive into your favorite game without having to set any controls.

5. We have implemented some UI changes in BlueStacks.Be careful not to fall in love with this fresh look.

6. Graphics modes have been optimized to offer the highest graphics quality. All motors are set to maximum thrust.

7. You can now change the game controls directly from the help window . Apart from this, you will notice a host of other improvements. Follow this link to find out more.

8. Various other improvements have been made internally. Preparing our summer body.

Learn more about these changes


BlueStacks 4.160

Highlights

1. Smart controls were convenient. They are now super affordable. Less clutter in Garena Free Fire , more adaptability in Call of Duty: Mobile.
2. It is what matters inside. You will now be able to see which GPU is being used by BlueStacks.
3. You can now choose to use the native gamepad controls for certain games. Kill with a flick of the thumb.
4. The Severity field has now been applied to the mouse cursor. It will get stuck while playing BlueStacks in full screen.
5. Various improvements have been made to Call of Duty: Mobile under the hood. Time to send in those killstreaks.
6. BlueStacks failed to start for some users has been fixed. Why stop greatness?

Learn more about these changes  


BlueStacks 4.150

Highlights

1. Unlimited eye candy for Black Desert Mobile  as the graphics settings have been improved.
2. Review the game guide and manage keyboard controls in an adjacent window, without interrupting your gameplay in the main window.
3. Merge multiple macro scripts to create one, to improve efficiency for long-running play.
4. Optimize the quality of game graphics, based on the capabilities of your PC's GPU, through an ASTC texture processing control .
5. Check the ABI setting Android (binary application interface) to enable games that don't run.
6. Assign the name of the mobile operator to BlueStacks to allow the apps to run.
7. Guides the player to enter shooting mode through a tooltip for War Robots .
8. Take advantage of game compatibility improvements, bug fixes and performance optimizations.
9. Discover, share and download macros from the elegant new macro community.
10. You can now create your avatar . Various options have been given, feel free to shoot with your creativity.

 

    Learn more about these changes

 


BlueStacks 4.140

Highlights

1. Call Of Duty Mobile crash fixed.
2. New user interface with a dark theme.
3. Smart controls for Call of Duty: Mobile and Garena Free Fire .
4. Disable or close the game hints as you wish.
5. Change the settings for any instance from the multi- instance manager .

6. Use the modifier keys to assign touch controls.
7. New advanced key mapping user interface .
          • Create, save and reuse up to 5 custom control schemes.
          • Clearly visualize gameplay, key mapping UI has 75% opacity.
8. Enhancements for RPGs and Gold Farmers .
          • Synchronize operations across multiple instances of BlueStacks.
          • Simplify automation for farming use cases with macro recorder enhancements .
9. Safeguard against accidental erasure of the scheme of control or macro script.
10. Take advantage of game compatibility improvements, bug fixes and performance optimization.
11. Bug fixes for games that detect BlueStacks as an emulator.

    Learn more about these changes



BlueStacks 4.130

Highlights

1. Create hotkeys for common actions.
2. Play RPGs using multiple instances and synchronize clicks on all of them.
3. Take advantage of game compatibility improvements, bug fixes and performance optimization.

    Learn more about these changes

 


BlueStacks 4.120

Highlights

1. Access the tools from the right sidebar .
2. Install and play apps packaged as ".xapk" files .
3. Apply the recommended CPU and RAM (main memory) settings for your PC
4. Take advantage of game compatibility improvements, bug fixes and performance optimizations.

    Learn more about these changes

 


BlueStacks 4.110 

Highlights

1. Record a video of your playing skills and upload it to YouTube.
2. Reclaim the space no longer used by apps after deleting them.
3. Play new games discovered via the game tips panel .

4. Play Free Fire and win more often Mouse accuracy improvements ensure smooth and precise mouse movement

    Learn more about these changes



BlueStacks 4.100

Highlights

1. Play PUBG M with HD graphics.
2. Take advantage of game compatibility improvements, bug fixes and performance optimizations

    Learn more about these changes



BlueStacks 4.90

Highlights

1. Use your PC's dedicated NVIDIA GPU as BlueStacks' preferred graphics processor.
2. Better graphics quality thanks to the updated Android configuration.
3. Launch skills quickly and accurately using a preferred skill launch mode .
4. Play with a distinctive mouse cursor to improve its visibility.
5. Lock the mouse cursor inside the BlueStacks screen, F8 to release.
6. Enable / disable the gamepad controller via a preference setting.
7. Play other games with the same gamepad when BlueStacks is minimized or in the background.
8. View the BlueStacks version number.
9. Security Bulletin 2019-001 DNS Rebinding Vulnerability.
10. Take advantage of game compatibility improvements, bug fixes and performance optimization.

      Learn more about these changes



BlueStacks 4.80

Highlights


1. Enhance the game by importing / exporting key mapping files .
2. Enable a high frame rate (fps).
3. Take a screenshot of your victories and moments of glory.
4. Use up to 40 BlueStacks instances to perform many more tasks in parallel
5. Show / hide key mapping overlay as desired
6. Take advantage of game compatibility improvements, bug fixes and performance optimizations

    Learn more about these changes

BlueStacks 4.70

Highlights

1. Hear crystal clear audio and engage in seamless voice chat during gameplay.
2. View the frame rate (FPS) while playing a game.
3. Enhance your shooting game skills and gaming experience through clever tips .
4. Various game compatibility improvements and bug fixes.
5. Quickly report a problem.

    Learn more about these changes


Release Notes for Previous Versions

Was this article helpful?
5543 out of 7133 found this helpful