Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3

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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 cover
Developers
Neversoft
Windows Gearbox Software
Mac OS (Classic) Beenox Shift
macOS (OS X) Beenox Shift
Publishers
Activision
Engines
RenderWare
Release dates
Windows March 28, 2002
Mac OS (Classic) January 30, 2003
macOS (OS X) January 30, 2003
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 guide on StrategyWiki
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Warnings

GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).
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General information

MobyGames entry

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
Mac OS
macOS (OS X)
This game is not available digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch 1.01 is the latest version.

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename video files[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Data\Movies\
  2. Delete, move or rename ATVI.mpg, NSlogo.mpg, gearbox.mpg and THPS3.mpg.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Data\Settings[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)
macOS (OS X)

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use ThirteenAG's fix.
Multi-monitor
Use ThirteenAG's fix.
Ultra-widescreen
Use ThirteenAG's fix.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Use the -windowed parameter or DefMod3.[1]
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Available through LevelMod launcher.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
Option in launcher.
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
Splitscreen is not available.
LAN play
8
Online play
8 Requires OpenSpy patch to play online. Included in LevelMod.

Other information[edit]

LevelMod[edit]

Includes 27 new maps ported from other games of the series

Project 512x[edit]

Convert most of game textures from 64x to 512x with massive graphics improvement

DefMod3[edit]

Includes many hacks for the game, including windowed mode and first person mode

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy Master servers have been shut down. Use OpenSpy (included in LevelMod).

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 500 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia Riva TNT
ATI Radeon
8 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 9.1 or 10.1
Processor (CPU) Power Mac G3 450 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB (256 MB in OS X)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 256
ATI Radeon
32 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References