Mega Man X3

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Mega Man X3
Mega Man X3 cover
Developers
Capcom
Publishers
Capcom
Virgin Interactive
Release dates
Windows March 28, 1997
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Scrolling, Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Platform
Vehicles Robot
Art styles Anime, Pixel art
Themes Sci-fi
Series Mega Man X
Mega Man X3 on HowLongToBeat
Mega Man X3 on IGDB
Mega Man X3 guide on StrategyWiki
Mega Man X3 on MobyGames
Mega Man X3 on Wikipedia
Subseries of Mega Man
Mega Man X 1995
Mega Man X3 1997
Rockman X Math Whirlwind 1998
Mega Man X4 1998
Mega Man X5 2002
Mega Man X6 2003
Rockman X7 2004
Mega Man X8 2005
Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2018
Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 2018
Rockman X Dive 2021

Key points

Port is based off the PlayStation/Saturn version, which has enhanced sound, music and FMV cutscenes
16-bit installer doesn't run on modern systems. 32-bit InstallShield 3 works, but the game may not create desktop or start menu shortcuts. [1]

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
This game was re-released as part of Mega Man X Legacy Collection, however, it is based off the Super Nintendo version of the game and not the PlayStation/Sega Saturn version.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]

Video[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Input[edit]

In-game keyboard remapping settings.
In-game keyboard remapping settings.
In-game controller settings.
In-game controller settings.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Red Book CD audio
On Windows, CD music might not play correctly; see the troubleshooting guide for solutions.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Japanese
Japanese vocal Opening/Ending themes from Playstation version is missing; the game uses International Opening/Ending themes instead.

Issues fixed[edit]

Low FPS on AMD cards[edit]

Turn GPU scaling on in the AMD control panel[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 90 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 3 compatible

Notes

  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).

References