Actua Soccer 3

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Actua Soccer 3
Actua Soccer 3 cover
Gremlin Interactive
Argentina Microbyte
Argentina (re-release) Edusoft
KISS ltd
Release dates
Windows December 4, 1998
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Top-down view
Controls Direct control
Genres Sports
Sports Football (Soccer)
Art styles Realistic
Series Actua Soccer
Actua Soccer 3 on MobyGames
Actua Soccer
Subseries of Actua Sports
Actua Soccer 1995
Actua Soccer Club Edition 1997
Actua Soccer 2 1997
Actua Soccer 3 1998

Key points

It's necessary to enable DirectPlay for multiplayer.

General information

Actua Soccer 3 at Matt's Classic PC Gaming
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
ZOOM Platform

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\install.txt[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/285030/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/285030/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game local multiplayer options.
In-game local multiplayer options.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Commentary, Music, Crowd Noise, Pitch Effects.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


In-game network settings.
In-game network settings.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
8 Versus, Co-op
LAN play
8 Versus, Co-op
Online play
8 Versus, Co-op
For modem connection, only 2 players max.

Connection types

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 5, 8
Software renderer
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Input DirectImput
Cutscenes Indeo Video
Multiplayer DirectPlay

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95/98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 166
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 50 MB
Video card (GPU) 4 MB of VRAM
DirectX 5 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectSound compatible
Other CD-ROM: 4X


  1. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/285030/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (285030) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.