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|Release date(s)|| JP September 14, 2001|
NA November 18, 2001
EU May 3, 2002
AUS May 17, 2002
|Input methods||GameCube Controller|
In Luigi's Mansion, Luigi steps out from the shadow of his brother Mario and into the gloomy shadows of a very haunted house in this, his first-ever starring role. When Luigi learns that he's the proud new owner of a creepy old mansion, he's thrilled. Of course, his feelings immediately shift when his brother, the storied Mario, disappears from the house. Now, you'll have to help Luigi track his brother down, making your way through expansive 3D levels. Each stage is packed with ghosts and ghouls to put you on edge; and you'll be armed with a flashlight and a vacuum cleaner to help you capture your foes. Armed with a flashlight and a customized vacuum cleaner, Luigi must rid the mansion of Boos and ghouls — and find his missing brother to boot!
 Sound Problems
Constant slight crackling may occur in the background and when enemies and friends make noises. Use DSP LLE to fix them. As of 4.0-1300, the crackling has been fixed. Some odd volume mixing issues still remain, further testing is needed.
This game doesn't need specific settings to run properly. If you want to get an overview about settings related to performance, please see the performance guide. A full list of config options is available at Template:Config/doc
 Version Compatibility
The graph below charts the compatibility with Luigi's Mansion since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This game has been tested on the environments listed below:
|r4341||Windows Vista x86||Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 @ 2.2GHz||Intel GMA 945||Fully playable: 25-35 FPS with default settings and DX9 plug-in|
|r4598||Windows Vista x86||Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 @ 2.2GHz||Intel GMA 945||Playable: 20-30 FPS but sometimes in-game sound mute completely, needing to restart emulator|
|r6512||Windows 7 x64||AMD Phenom II X2 @ 3.1GHz||ATI Radeon HD 4850||Fully Playable: 30 FPS with DX11 plug-in, 4X AA and OpenCL Enabled|
|r6676||Windows XP x86||Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 @ 2GHz||ATI Radeon HD 4650||Fully Playable! 28-30 FPS and 95-100% (Speed) almost all time. 25 FPS and 92% in rare moments.||DmitryN|
|r6887||Windows Vista x86||Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 @ 2.2GHz||ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470||Fully Playable: 30 FPS with DX9 plug-in and OpenCL Enabled|
|r6985||Windows XP x86||AMD Athlon 64 X2 @ 2.9GHz||nVidia GeForce 9400 GT||Fully Playable: 21-30 FPS with OpenGL plug-in and OpenCL Enabled|
|r7310||Windows 7 x86||Intel Pentium E5300 @ 2.6GHz||ATI Radeon HD 5450||Fully Playable 30 FPS (50 FPS video) (PAL)--> 100% speed with DX9 plugin,Open CL,Disable fog.||Markon89|
|r7480||Linux Ubuntu 11.04 x86||Intel Pentium E2180 @ 2GHz||nVidia GeForce 7300 GT||Fully playable: 25-35 FPS with default settings until save game is loaded and OpenGL plug-in||0ubuntu0|
|r7583||Linux Ubuntu 10.10 x86||AMD Phenom II @ 3GHz||ATI Radeon HD 4250||Fully playable: 40-55 FPS with default settings until save game is loaded and OpenGL plug-in||dfoxpro|
|r7687||Windows 7 x64||AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400 @ 2.2GHz||nVidia GeForce GT 440||Nearly perfect, OpenGL and DX11 work with less performance but better image quality.||Endres|
|3.0-221||Windows 7 X64||Intel Core i7-2620M @ 2.7GHz||Intel HD 3000||Close to perfect. Do not run in DX9 or OpenGL for it will crash or have black-screen. Running at 720P at 30fps consistently. No hitches with game play but use DX11 for Intel HD Graphics. No slowing down during boss fights either. Also running on a laptop.||cohn|
|3.0-235||Windows 7 x64||AMD Phenom II x6 @ 3.2GHz||AMD Radeon HD 5750||Perfect, but normal settings caused weird graphical problems. The screen seemed to have purple EFB problems. Disabling EFB turned them black. Checking "Ignore Format Changes" got rid of them.|
|3.0-151||Windows Vista x86||Intel Pentium P6100 @ 2GHz||Intel HD graphics||Works normally and fully playable but the graphics is all pixelated. To get a rid from the pixels is needed to change the resolution to 1280x720.|
|3.0-751||Windows 7 x64||AMD Athlon II X4 645 @ 3.1GHz||AMD Radeon HD 6570||Fully playable; Runs perfectly at 30 FPS throughout the whole game with DX9.|
|3.0-758||Windows 7 x86||AMD Athlon II 4X 635 @ 3GHZ||nVidia GeForce GTX 480||No slowdowns and emulates perfectly @ 4X AA, 16X AA, 1920x1080 widescreen.||ALLEN2|
|3.0-814||Windows 7 x64||Intel Pentium e6700||nVidia GeForce GTS 450||100% speed, no slowdowns, no glitches, tested with DX11 at 2560x1440 w/ 8xAA 16xAF||soapgoat|
|3.5-367||Mac OS X 10.6||Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.1GHz||Intel GMA X3100||Fully playable||Radicalneoevo|
|3.5-392||Windows 7 x64||Intel Core i5-3570k||nVidia GeForce 560 Ti||Fullspeed, good sound with LLE, no shadows glitch makes it unplayable for me as it ruins the atmosphere of the game.|
|3.5-402||Windows 7 x64||Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.4GHz||nVidia GeForce GTX 680||Fully Playable without any lags with TXAA on from the nVidia Control Panel and in 1080p!||StarDave|
|4.0||Windows 7 x64||Intel Core i5-3570K||nVidia GeForce GTX 560||Works well but shadows are still missing, atmosphere of the game is ruined because of this.|
|4.0.1||Windows 7 X64||Intel i5-3570K @ 4.4GHz||nVidia GeForce GTX 460||Game is 100% playable. Shadows do not work in 4.0.1 still. OpenGL backend AA and AF are 100% working. Game runs just fine. Set EFB copies to "Texture" to help with low resolution mirrors and keep texture accuracy to fast to give you a speedup.||Kilobytez95|
|3.5-300||Windows 7 x64||Intel i5 2430m @ 2.4GHz||Intel HD Graphics 3000||Fully Playable @ 29-30 FPS (60 FPS at times) Direct3D9, 16xAF, 1366x768 Native Resolution||DarkMatterHD1208|