Mario Party 9

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Mario Party 9
Developer(s) Nd Cube Co. Ltd.
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Series Mario Party
Platform(s) Wii
Release date(s) EU March 2, 2012
NA March 11, 2012
JP April 26, 2012
Genre(s) Party
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (4)
Input methods Wii Remote
Compatibility 4Stars4.pngEdit rating: Mario Party 9
GameIDs SSQK01, SSQJ01, SSQP01, SSQE01, SSQW01
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Mario Party 9 (マリオパーティ9 Mario Pāti Nain) is a party video game for the Wii, and the 11th entry in the Mario Party series. It is the first Mario Party game in the series to be developed by Nd Cube Co., Ltd. instead of Hudson Soft.

Like previous Mario Party titles, four players take part in each game, composed of a virtual board, and move around a variety of themed lands to collect stars, while avoiding certain spaces. However, Mario Party 9 has all the players moving around the board together in a vehicle. The game also has a boss battle at the end of each level.


Flinger Painting

Minigame "Flinger Painting" displays no paint. The results are always 0.00% for all players and always results in a draw. This can be fixed by setting EFB Copies to Ram.


Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed.


Config Setting Notes
CPU Emulator Engine JIT JITIL crashes when entering a board

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Mario Party 9 since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

5.0-15568 (current)
2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.


This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
r5774 Windows 7 x86 Intel Pentium E2200 @ 2.2GHz x2 Intel G33/G31 Runs at a Really Good!!, playable no crash (Perfect) Deadpoolall
3.0-433 Windows 7 x64 Intel Pentium E2200 @ 2.2GHz nVidia GeForce 7100 Crash after you select character. DigitalJosee
3.0-433 Windows 7 x64 Intel Core i5-480M @ 2.67GHz Intel HD Graphics Runs at a speed fully playable no crash after play 15 minute. DigitalJosee
3.0-458 Windows 7 x64 Intel Core i5-2500K @ 4.3GHz nVidia GeForce GTX 570 Runs perfectly at full speed. Problem occurs if you quit the game and restart it as Dolphin freezes. This is fixed by simply closing then reopening Dolphin sWhatTheWTFs1
3.0-637 Windows 7 x64 Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67GHz ATI Radeon HD 5850 Runs without issue, very rare drops below 100%. Music becomes distorted at times, returns to normal when entering minigame. No freezing or crashes. crumbworks
3.0-763 Windows 7 x64 Intel Core i5-2450M AMD Radeon HD 7610M Perfect Chinmorph
3.5-422 Windows 7 x64 Intel Core i7 2630QM @ 2.9GHz nVidia GeForce GTX 560M Perfect! Just be sure to enable EFB Copies to RAM w/ Enable Cache, and make sure Cache Display Lists is disabled. vgf89

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