Optional update to FW 1.1a

The following process will update the firmare of the Evercade to change the button layout to match the original consoles you may be more familar with.

It will take less than 2 minutes to install everything. It will take less than 30 seconds to update firmware itself.

The process is simple:
We HIGHLY recommend watching the video above (also included in the ZIP file) which shows the complete process, in real time, in 1min 49 seconds.

1. Download the Firmware ZIP file here: Download

2. Unzip the FW file (you can double click, then drag the folder to your desktop)
3. Install the DRIVER (click YES if you get a yellow popup from Windows)
4. Open the software (click YES if you get a yellow popup from Windows)
5. Connect your Evercade to your PC using the included USB cable (using the USB cable that came with your console!)
6. Switch on your Evercade while holding the MENU button
7. Click ‘upgrade firmware’ on the update software
8. Click the ‘firmware’ button and then navigate to the firmware file (Evercade FW File)
9. Press ‘upgrade’ on the update software

If you see either of the following popups during the installation process, please press “yes”. Or “more info”, then “yes”.

Revert to FW 1.0

If you would prefer to revert to the original firmware, you can download it here: Download


Evercade assumes no responsibility for errors or ommissions in the software or documentation available from its web site.

In no event shall Evercade be liable to you or any third parties for any special, punitive, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, or any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether or not the Evercade has been advised of the possibility of such damages, and on any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use of this software.

The use of the software downloaded through the Evercade site is done at your own discretion and risk and with agreement that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from such activities. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Evercade or from the Evercade web site shall create any warranty for the software.

Affected Games:

Bad Dudes Data East Collection
Burnin’ Rubber (Bump & Jump) Data East Collection
Fighter’s History Data East Collection
Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the tropics Data East Collection
Karate Champ Data East Collection
Magical Drop 2 Data East Collection
Side Pocket Data East Collection
BattleChess Interplay Collection 1
Boogerman Interplay Collection 1
Clayfighter Interplay Collection 1
Incantation Interplay Collection 1
Titan Interplay Collection 1
Clayfighter 2 Interplay Collection 2
Claymates Interplay Collection 2
Earthworm Jim 2 Interplay Collection 2
Prehistoric Man Interplay Collection 2
The Adventures of Rad Gravity Interplay Collection 2
The Brainies Interplay Collection 2
Almost Hero Mega Cat Studios Collection 1
Creepy Brawlers Mega Cat Studios Collection 1
Justice Duel Mega Cat Studios Collection 1
Log Jammers Mega Cat Studios Collection 1
Multidude Mega Cat Studios Collection 1
Super Painter Mega Cat Studios Collection 1
Battle Cars Namco Collection 1
Dig Dug Namco Collection 1
Libble Rabble Namco Collection 1
Mappy Kids Namco Collection 1
Metal Marines Namco Collection 1
Star Luster Namco Collection 1
Xevious Namco Collection 1
Dig Dug 2 Namco Collection 2
Dragon Spirit Namco Collection 2
Pac-Attack Namco Collection 2
Tower of Druaga Namco Collection 2
Warp Man Namco Collection 2
Weapon Lord Namco Collection 2
8-Eyes Piko Interactive Collection 1
Dorke and Ymp Piko Interactive Collection 1
Dragon View Piko Interactive Collection 1
Drakkhen Piko Interactive Collection 1
Iron Commando Piko Interactive Collection 1
Jim Power – The Lost Dimension Piko Interactive Collection 1
NightShade Piko Interactive Collection 1
Power Piggs of the Dark Ages Piko Interactive Collection 1
Power Punch II Piko Interactive Collection 1
Radical Rex Piko Interactive Collection 1
The Humans Piko Interactive Collection 1
Top Racer Piko Interactive Collection 1
Way of the exploding fist Piko Interactive Collection 1
Crash ‘N’ The Boys: Street Challenge Technos Collection 1
Double Dragon Technos Collection 1
Double Dragon II: The Revenge™ Technos Collection 1
River City Ransom Technos Collection 1
Super Dodge Ball™ Technos Collection 1
Super Double Dragon™ Technos Collection 1
Super Spike V’ball™ Technos Collection 1