Release Notes - BlueStacks 5

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1. Enjoy live streams of your favorite sporting events without any glitches on JioCinema - Sports, Movies, TV

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1. We've given our engines a boost to enhance your overall experience on BlueStacks 5!

2. We've taken care of various crash-related issues and graphical glitches for a smoother experience in Goddess of Victory: NIKKE and 勝利女神:妮姬!

3. We've made minor improvements to make your gaming experience smoother than before!

4. We’ve made some optimizations to make your gaming journey on BlueStacks 5 better than before!

5. Connect with people from all over the world in Bigo Live without the fear of the app crashing.

6. Dive into the world of 리그 오브 레전드 without having to worry about the app crashing.

7. View your surroundings in Minecraft and Minecraft Trial by moving your mouse cursor on BlueStacks 5.

8. Say goodbye to crashes when you play:

  • 鋼の錬金術師 MOBILE
  • 公主连结Re:Dive
  • 天地劫:幽城再临
  • 마법스크롤상인 지오 with NAVER WEBTOON
  • オクトパストラベラー 大陸の覇者

9. Enjoy a smoother and more responsive gaming experience with higher FPS in: 

  • 페이트/그랜드 오더
  • NARUTO X BORUTO NINJA VOLTAGE
  • Epic Seven

10. Play without seeing any error messages in:

  • MIR2M : The Warrior
  • LINE Magic Coin - Coin Game!
  • SuperStar CLASS:y

11. Play without coming across any graphical glitches in:

  • The Legend of Neverland
  • Võ Lâm Truyền Kỳ 1 Mobile
  • 아이돌리 프라이드 : 아이돌 육성 시뮬레이션 RPG

12. Step into the world of 鋼の錬金術師 MOBILE and 梦幻模拟战 without the game freezing.

13. March ahead and defeat monsters in RAID: Shadow Legends without

  • the game crashing after an update.
  • coming across any log-in issues or crashes on 1920 x 1080 or above.

14. Feel the winds of change with the minor enhancements we’ve made to your beloved App Player!

15. A few minor improvements have been made to enhance your overall experience on BlueStacks 5. Game on!

16. Win exciting rewards in Play & Win on BlueStacks 5, visible on your home screen. Claim gift cards such as Google Play, Steam, XBOX and more!

17. No more crashes will trouble you on your journey in TikTok and 세븐나이츠레볼루션

18. Dive into the world of League of Legends: Wild Rift and 崩壊3rd without the game freezing.

19. Chat with your friends without any keyboard glitches when you play:

  • 프리스타일2: 레볼루션 플라잉덩크
  • この悪い子猫ちゃんめ!
  • ウマ娘 プリティーダービー   
  • 득템템! - 일렉 법사 키우기

20. March on fearlessly in Vahn's Quest without worrying about a black screen. 

21. The magical world of エターナルツリー awaits you minus graphical distortions!  

22. Create new characters in 메이플스토리M without coming across any roadblocks. 

23. Slay demons in 디아블로 이모탈 without worrying about broken graphics or the game freezing! 

24. Shoot away your enemies with precision in Free Fire and Free Fire Max as you no longer have to worry about high ping!

25. Explore the mystical planet of Aida in Tower of Fantasy:

  • At higher FPS and better graphics as on BlueStacks 5 Nougat 64-bit.
  • Without coming across a black screen on BlueStacks 5 Nougat 64-bit and Pie 64-bit!

26. Kick back, relax and enjoy a more comfortable gaming journey on BlueStacks 5, as you can now:

  • Play your favorite games using the PlayStation 5 and Xbox series X/S gamepads
  • Experience the thrill of in-game events with the all-new vibration setting for your gamepads

27. Using multiple cameras on BlueStacks 5 now is easier than ever as you can choose a camera that works well or provides better quality for your images and videos.

28. You can now access the "Back" button through the top bar as well for easier navigation within BlueStacks 5.

29. Click on the link below to check out various bugs we've removed to ensure your gaming journey is as smooth as possible!

Click here to view the detailed Release Notes.


BlueStacks 5.8

1. Say goodbye to control-related glitches in games such as Free Fire and Free Fire MAX.

2. Get ready to live the high-definition life! Play your favorite Android games in glorious 4K resolution on BlueStacks 5 Pie 64-bit (Beta). 

3. You will now be guided to enable virtualization on some PC's with AMD Ryzen and Intel CPUs, where virtualization is disabled, when you launch BlueStacks 5.

4. Command your Cats and take down the enemy base without any graphical glitches in にゃんこ大戦争.

5. Live your dreams inこの悪い子猫ちゃんめ!without any black screens.

6. Play Left to Survive: Action PVP & Dead Zombie Shooter without any distorted graphics.

7. Create the ultimate feline army in 냥코 대전쟁 without coming across any graphical glitches.

8. Embark on an unparalleled gaming journey by: 

  • Playing your favorite games in 4K resolution
  • Creating and switching between multiple custom resolutions to suit your preference

9. Give your BlueStacks 5 files an additional layer of protection by updating the format of the existing user data to the latest data format.

10. Locating your cursor in MOBA games like Mobile Legends is now easier than ever with the new bright yellow cursor. You can also right-click anywhere on your game screen to find it immediately.

11. Take charge of your gameplay as you will now be notified when game controls get updated in your favorite games on BlueStacks 5. 

12. Experience enhanced gameplay with native mouse controls in Minecraft.

13. We've weeded out some unwanted bugs from your favorite apps to keep your Game Garden blooming. Click on the link below to see the full list of bug fixes.

Click here to view the detailed Release Notes.


BlueStacks 5.7

1. No more crashes or error messages to stop you when you play Apex Legends Mobile.

2. Chat with your fellow heroes without any glitches in the stunning world of Dislyte.

3. You can use Roblox's native keyboard and mouse controls for a better gameplay experience.

4. You can now play 魔戒:開戰時刻 (com.netease.lotrhmt) without the game getting stuck on launch.

5. No more graphical glitches when you try to log into Google Play Store.

6. Step into the world of 新信長之野望-光榮特庫摩正版授權 (com.bbgame.nobunaga.gp.tw) without any crashes.

7. Defeat the monsters in Little Hero: Idle RPG (com.lingjing.xxyzglobal) without the fear of the game crashing or getting stuck at launch.

8. Launch and play 約戰:精靈再臨 (com.en.datealive.gp) without any crashes.

9. Share your videos without them turning upside down when you put a post or a story on Instagram.

10. Easily access your most recently used macros from within the Macro Manager window without having to scroll through your collection of macros.

11. Select a performance mode while creating an instance or pick the default setting we've provided for an optimal multi-instance gaming experience.

12. Silence the Android tapping sound for a more focused experience when you use the Google Play Store, Android Settings or Media Manager on BlueStacks 5

13. BlueStacks 5 Pie 64-bit (Beta) will now launch faster than before letting you zoom ahead like an F1 driver! 

14. You can now play games based on Unreal Engine 4, such as Dragon Raja, at an improved FPS! Our upgraded interdimensional engines will now help you reach greater milestones.

15. Take off smoothly to get to your favorite Android games as we have removed some out-of-place cones from BlueStacks 5's runway. 

16. Play your favorite games without any hassles as we have swept away some dusty bugs and given your gaming experience a glow-up. Click on the link below to see the full list of bug fixes.

Click here to view the detailed Release Notes.


BlueStacks 5.6

1. Launch BlueStacks 5 without any hassle even with Hyper-V enabled on your system.

2. Make space for new games and apps by dusting away leftover disk space from uninstalled games with the Disk Cleanup tool!

3. Mute all running instances on BlueStacks 5 with a single click and say hello to pin-drop silence! 

4. Spot your cursor easily while playing games as the default BlueStacks cursor is now orange in color!

5. Using the Boss Key (Ctrl+Shift+X) will mute all running instances, in addition to hiding them!

6. Get to your favorite games quickly as BlueStacks 5 Pie 64-bit (Beta) will launch faster with the extra boost we've provided to our engines!

7. Play your favorite games effortlessly as we gave some bugs their marching orders and showed them the door! Click on the link below to see the full list of bug fixes.

Click here to view the detailed Release Notes.


BlueStacks 5.5

1. Make in-app purchases easily when playing your favorite Android games. Upgrade your gear and get your desired in-game cosmetics. 

2. Play Loveandbetrayal without the in-game graphics glitching out and betraying you!

3. You can play DQタクト without the game crashing. We’ve also tweaked some internal engines which will ensure that you don't see any black lines on your screen.

4. Explore the infinite metaverse of Roblox without the game crashing. 

5. Bid adieu to game crashes when you launch オクトパストラベラー 大陸の覇者. 

6. Launch and play おでかけ超便利ツール easily after the latest app update. 

7. You can now play オプリンセスコネクト!Re:Dive without the game crashing.

8. You will no longer see a black screen when you play Gran Saga. 

9. Launch and play 星のドラゴンクエスト without any hassles after the latest app update. 

10. No more crashes to stop you from becoming the Rockstar of your dreams in あんさんぶるスターズ!!Music. 

11. Step into the battlefield in Valkyrie Connect without the game crashing or getting stuck at launch! 

12. You can enter and play 트로이 like a champion without any hurdle blocking your path to glory!

13. Claim victory on the battleground without any crashes or graphical glitches in 드래곤 퀘스트 택트.

14. You will now be able to use smart controls better than before as we have made improvements to them.

15. Easily access your instances by organizing them into folders and rearranging them for quicker access. You can also run multiple instances placed within and outside folders in the Multi-instance Manager window. 

16. Quickly find the instance you’re looking for by vertically resizing your Multi-instance Manager window without having to scroll through a long list of instances.

17. Customize your BlueStacks shortcuts by assigning one or two keys, on your keyboard, to BlueStacks functions (eg Controls editor, Eco mode etc.) and macros.

18. Explore playing Android games on Cloud with BlueStacks X from your Multi-instance Manager.

19. Get to your favorite Android games in a flash as BlueStacks will now launch faster than before.

20. Take down your enemies easily when you play Free Fire as we have optimized the CPU usage of the game. 

21. You will progress beyond several bugs vanquished, thanks to new weapon upgrades received from friendly intergalactic aliens. Click on the link below to see the full list of bug fixes.

Click here to view the detailed Release Notes.


BlueStacks 5.4

1. Easily change your high-resolution profile picture in King of Avalon, or avatar image in State of Survival, without your screen freezing.

2. Say goodbye to unwanted image rotations in Snapchat.

3. Embark on an adventure in Seven Knights 2 and play the game smoothly without any worry of lag or FPS drops.

4. You will now be able to sign in with your Google Play account in Seven Knights 2 without any hassles.

5. Bid adieu to game crashing when you play Tales of Luminaria. 

6. Hit a home run in MLB 9 Innings 21 without any glitches.

7. Play Geometry Dash SubZero at the pace that you enjoy as we have squashed the bug that was making the gameplay faster. 

8. Enjoy playing [AKB48公式] AKB48 World] without observing a black screen or screen flicker. 

9. Play Free Fire MAX without the screen freezing.

10. Claim victory on the battleground without any crashes in Battleground Mobile India.

11. You can now play Merge Dragons without any crashes.

12. You will no longer see a black screen when you play Rocket League Sideswipe. 

13. Play 삼국블레이드 with your friends without the game stopping when you log in.

14. Enter the world of Free Fire MAX without the game crashing.

15. Stay updated about in-game events, your latest chats and messages on your desktop with Desktop notifications.

16. Hide BlueStacks 5 from prying eyes instantly by making it disappear from the Desktop and taskbar using the Boss Key (Ctrl+Shift+X).

17. Enhance your gaming performance in certain apps by creating a custom device profile of your choice! 

18. Multitask efficiently and play more games at the same time by creating a much larger number of instances on BlueStacks 5! 

19. Free up space by deleting the master instance that you don't wish to use anymore! 

20. Easily access your macros instantly using the search box or by creating folders in the Macro Manager window. You can also resize the Macro Manager window to accommodate more macros in one view without scrolling through a long list.

21. Enjoy using macros without any interruptions to your gameplay, as the Macro Manager will now reopen on its last set position. 

22. You can now assign your dedicated AMD GPUs to be used within BlueStacks 5. 

23. We've also squashed bugs reported by some of you. Click on the link below to see the full list of bug fixes. 

Click here to view the detailed Release Notes.


BlueStacks 5.3

1. You can now easily update to the latest version of BlueStacks 5 and continue playing your favorite Android games.

2. We’ve provided an extra boost to our engines allowing for a smoother launch of BlueStacks 5.

3. March across Middle Earth without LOTR: War crashing or freezing on AMD GPUs. A few trusted Elves came to aid for a flawless gaming experience on BlueStacks 5.

4. You can now launch BlueStacks 5 without any issues. We've eliminated one pesky bug that may have presented an error message when you tried to launch BlueStacks 5. 

5. Play Free Fire Max without staring at a black screen when you launch the app.  

6. You can now play Ragnarok X without the game crashing or freezing. An additional caffeine shot has also eliminated a rogue black screen. 

7. Play Mech Arena: Robot Showdown without it crashing when you equip your robots with smart controls on BlueStacks 5 Pie 64-bit.  We've attached a few extra parachutes to your robots, as a precaution.

8. Embark on an adventure in 가디언테일즈 일본 without any FPS drops or any worry of the game freezing while you're playing. 

9. You can now play Call of Duty: Mobile without any crashes on the latest version of BlueStacks 5.

10. You will no longer encounter a black screen upon launching Call of Duty: Mobile .

11. You can now clone an instance with ease using the Multi-instance Manager.

12. Switch easily between Android games on your PC and the Cloud while using BlueStacks 5.

13. Play your favorite games with the latest BlueStacks 5 Nougat 64-bit on Windows 10 and 11 PC's where Hyper-V is enabled! Now, enter the realm of Android gaming without any barriers.

14. Play Android games on Cloud in a browser through BlueStacks X (Beta). No download or installation required.

15. Dominate your competition with a much more responsive and enhanced aiming experience in games like Free Fire, Free Fire MAX and War Robots.

16. Play Call of Duty: Mobile with emulator users on the latest version of BlueStacks 5 and without facing any crashes! The warzone awaits, soldiers. 

17. You will now be able to aim and look around easily in Honkai Impact 3rd and Punishing: Gray Raven. 

18. Play Free Fire Max to be the last one standing using Smart Controls with enhanced aim accuracy! Take more headshots with ease.

  • Additionally, you will no longer encounter a black screen upon launching Free Fire Max.

19. You now stand to win exciting rewards like Google Play gift cards in Play & Win with Piggy on BlueStacks 5! 

20. Use apps that require your location and find nearby players to level-up with by using "Set location" on BlueStacks 5! 

21. Quickly and easily arrange your BlueStacks 5 instances by auto-aligning them on any one of your monitors with a few clicks. Watch a movie or do your homework on one monitor, while keeping your instances arranged in another to jump right back into the game!

22. You can now mute or unmute BlueStacks 5 right away in one click! All your volume controls will now be available in one place. 

23. Perform actions that you don't wish to replay on other synced instances, by quickly pausing/playing "Sync operations" with the Ctrl + Shift + P keys. 

24. Enjoy an enhanced gaming experience in Rise of Kingdoms with the performance optimizations available in the latest version of BlueStacks 5. 

25. Play free of worry since we've demolished several bugs reported to us. Click on the link below to learn about all the bugs we've squashed away!

Click here to view the detailed Release Notes.


BlueStacks 5.2

1. Play Marvel Future Revolution on the latest BlueStacks 5 Pie 64-bit (Beta) to reach the next level of gaming, where all "Device incompatible" errors and black screens have been snapped out of existence. 

2. Play Ragnarok X: Next Generation without experiencing any crashes on BlueStacks 5 Pie 64-bit (Beta). It's time to go on an adventure in this wonderful MMORPG!

3. Enjoy the best gameplay experience in Mech Arena: Robot Showdown and Guardian Tales with the latest version of BlueStacks 5!

4. Play games like Genshin Impact, Alchemy Stars, NFS Heat Studio and more using Android Pie 64-bit (Beta) on BlueStacks 5! Expand your gaming library to brand new horizons.

5. You can now aim much more smoothly in games like Free Fire by setting a custom DPI from the BlueStacks 5 Settings menu. Make each shot count like an expert marksman!

6. You can now play any game on BlueStacks 5 using your gamepad/controller. You will now be able to:

Your gamepad may or may not break out in choreographed dancing and singing after reading this.

7. You can run multiple macros consecutively by merging them together. You can also start or stop your favorite macros at a time of your choosing by assigning shortcut keys to them.

8. You can use apps from across the globe by translating the app screen to the language that is set on BlueStacks 5 by pressing CTRL + SHIFT + L. 

9. Perform various in-game actions at the click of a button by creating or editing intuitive scripts using the Script Editor!

10. You can get the best audio experience possible while playing multiplayer games or live-streaming by selecting your preferred audio devices from the BlueStacks 5 Settings menu.

11. Easily share media files across various apps quickly and conveniently by dragging and dropping them onto your BlueStacks 5 screen. 

12. Play with confidence that we've wiped out several bugs reported to us. Click on the link below to learn about all the bugs we've squashed away!

13. A few minor improvements and fixes have been made.

Click here to view the detailed Release Notes.


BlueStacks 5.1

1. Play the official emulator version of King's Raid on BlueStacks 5 to experience an enhanced gaming performance. Take your glorious Kingdom to victory!

2. You can now optimize gameplay for your PC environment by selecting one of the performance modes, e.g., for reducing high RAM usage, on BlueStacks 5.

3. Get to your favorite apps faster than ever before due to several optimizations that have led to a much faster launch time for BlueStacks 5.

4. Replay the same actions across multiple instances in one go using sync operations! Command all your instances at the same time and with much ease.

5. Pin BlueStacks 5 above all applications so that it never leaves your sight! Keep up with in-game action, watching videos and everything else, all at the same time!

6. Quickly access different functions in BlueStacks 5 using shortcut keys. Now, all it will take is a click of a few buttons!

7. Create desktop shortcuts for apps installed on BlueStacks 5 or in any specific instances. Enter the universe of gaming within an instant.

8. Play in Ultrawide resolution to make BlueStacks 5 fit perfectly on 21:9 ultrawide monitors and enhance your gaming experience!

9. Play Honkai Impact 3rd with your gamepad on BlueStacks 5! Battle as the Valkyrie using your gamepad and immerse yourself in the Honkai-verse.

10. You can play Punishing: Gray Raven using your gamepad with BlueStacks 5, the official PC partner of the game. Traverse through this new world with your gamepad and combat your enemy!

11. You will experience several new performance enhancements that we have made in BlueStacks 5! We've taken gaming to a brand-new level.

12. You can now "Shake" BlueStacks 5 from the Side toolbar! Get things moving to easily perform in-game actions that require you to shake your device. 

13. You can choose the way your mouse cursor appears in BlueStacks 5. Make a choice that fits your style the best!

14. We've demolished all the bugs that were reported by some of you! Click on the link below to see all the bugs that were wiped out. 

Click here to view the detailed Release Notes.


BlueStacks 5.0

1. Experience the future of Android gaming with BlueStacks 5, buckle up because the future is FAST! You will experience superior performance with BlueStacks 5 thanks to:

  • Up to 40% reduced RAM when playing on a single instance.
  • Up to 50% reduced RAM when playing on multiple instances.
  • Up to 50% faster startup time. 
  • Up to 87% less CPU usage. 
  • Up to 97% less GPU usage.
  • Enhanced engine for smoother and higher FPS.
  • Substantially enhanced performance than BlueStacks 4. 
  • Light-weight and a leaner interface.

To learn more about the dramatic improvements in BlueStacks 5, click here. 

2. Take your gaming experience to the next level with BlueStacks 5. You can: 

3. Enjoy several improvements for Free Fire that will take your gaming experience to a whole new level! Now, you can use smart controls for Free Fire that will work without any issues.

4. Playing Battlegrounds Mobile India on your PC is now possible only with BlueStacks 5. Be the first to claim the victory on this battleground!

5. Perform in-game actions much quickly and with greater ease in Battlegrounds Mobile India using the all-new smart controls.

6. Visit the Game Center on BlueStacks 5 to discover a variety of amazing games from several unique genres. Finding the perfect games just got a whole lot easier!

7. Simply choose the Android version and play Android 32-bit or 64-bit games on BlueStacks 5. Game on!

8. Bring on those gaming marathons! Play for several hours with unparalleled stability and consistent performance throughout.

9. Enjoy superior gaming performance with much higher and stable FPS due to the enhanced engine in BlueStacks 5.

10. Discover a rich new universe of amazing games! With BlueStacks 5, you gain access to the largest gaming library of over 200+ million games.

11. Switch between apps quickly and effortlessly using the Home, Back or Recent Apps buttons.

12. Install an app within seconds by dragging and dropping its .apk file onto BlueStacks 5!

13. Capture your self at best on BlueStacks 5 using your camera.

14. Easily transfer your apps, as well as your game controls and macros from BlueStacks 4 to BlueStacks 5. Don't leave anything you love behind!

15. Switch between different Interface Renderers in BlueStacks 5 for a seamless gaming experience!

16. Play a diverse variety of games using different instances, where each instance can use either x86 or ARM ABI (libraries) required by that game. BlueStacks 5 ABI supports both x86 and ARM libraries together! 

17. Choose where to save your media files from BlueStacks 5 whenever you like! Select your preferred folder right from the Settings menu.

18. Get an expanded view of your roster list in Marvel Strike Force with portrait mode! Easily find who you need to save the day!

19. We've also squashed bugs reported by some of you. Click on the link below to see the full list of bug fixes.

Click here to view the detailed Release Notes.


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