Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 Platinum combines the excitement of rollercoasters with the fun of great strategy sim. RCT3 Platinum combines the roller coaster theme park fun of the Roller Coaster Tycoon 3 with included expansion packs Soaked! and Wild! Now enjoy more options than ever.
User reviews: Very Positive (1,141 reviews)
Release Date: Oct 26, 2006

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Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 Platinum combines the excitement of rollercoasters with the fun of great strategy sim. RCT3 Platinum combines the roller coaster theme park fun of the Roller Coaster Tycoon 3 with included expansion packs Soaked! and Wild! Now enjoy more options than ever. Build your own water slide or create your own safari with real animals. Watch guest reactions to your ultimate theme park!
  • Grab a front seat for the ride of your life with the jaw-dropping Coaster Cam.
  • See every detail in stunning 3D with fully controllable park cameras.
  • Cope with changing weather patterns and enjoy beautiful vistas, sunsets, moonlight, and more.
  • Experience the latest extreme coasters and heart-pumping rides! Live Every spine tingling detail in stunning 3-D with fully controllable cameras.
  • Spice up any backgrounds, rides, fireworks display and laser light shows with your own music.
  • Create your own park guests and groups with the Peep Designer and experience their reactions to the rides you build! Soak them and watch their reactions! Send them on wild safari and let them pet the animals!
  • Create savage encounters and thrilling safaris! Conquer 12 Wild! Scenarios and experience cool jungle and prehistoric design themes.
  • Play through dozens of scenarios in three difficulty modes or build without limits in Sandbox mode.
  • Create pyrotechnic wonders and laser light shows with the RollerCoaster Tycoon® 3 MixMaster.

System Requirements

PC
Mac
    Minimum:
    • Supported OS: Windows 2000/XP
    • Processor: Pentium® III 733 MHz or compatible (Pentium® 4 1.2 GHz or compatible recommended)
    • Memory: 128 MB RAM; 256 MB for XP (256 MB; 384 MB for XP recommended)
    • Graphics: Any ATI Radeon™ or GeForce™ 2 with 32MB or higher; or other video card with 32MB and hardware T&L (ATI Radeon™ 64 MB SDR or GeForce™ 2 Pro or other video card with 64 MB or more memory and hardware T&L recommended)*
    • DirectX Version: DirectX® version 9 (included) or higher
    • Sound: Windows® 2000/XP-compatible 16-bit sound card*
    • Hard Drive: 600 MB free
    * Indicates device should be compatible with DirectX® version 9.0b or higher.
    • OS: 10.7.5 (Lion), 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion)
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core), 2.2 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MBm ATI Radeon HD2600, NVidia Geforce 8600
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB
    • Peripherals: Macintosh mouse and keyboard
      Supported Video cards:

      NVIDIA GEFORCE 8600, 8800, 9400, 9600, GT 120, 320M, 330M, 650M ATI RADEON HD 2600, HD 3870, HD 4670, HD 4850, HD 5670, HD 5750, HD 5770, HD 5870, HD 6490, HD 6630, HD 6750, HD 6770, HD 6970 Intel HD Graphics 3000, 4000


      NOTICE: This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive).
Helpful customer reviews
12 of 14 people (86%) found this review helpful
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 3
I managed to fit 200+ people in a single hot tub! 10/10
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
62.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 12
This really is an amazing game. I've heard that the second one is better, but for me, this is hands down the best amusement park sim I have ever played. The platinum version gives you RTC:Soaked which is an awesome water park addition and RTC:Wild, which adds animals and allows you to make your own safari, something like Animal Tycoon
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
24.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 29
Eh could use more rollercoasters. 11/10 - IGN









No but seriously this game is amazing. It's endless fun.
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 19
I like this game cause you can make roller coasters and sell cotton candy for 100$.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
28.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
The glory that is RCT3... loved this game since I was a kid. It has something for all gamers, whether you want to be upstuck and businesslike making the pinnicale of rollercoaster cash cows, or mess around and torture the peeps by trapping them all in your park without food, drink, washrooms, or evilest of all.... no sun cream. There's also the inbetween of making some kicking coasters and what not. Now the game is damn old by now, but still shows the care and precision put into the game. but who cares about graphics...

*One overlooked feature is the simplicity of the savefiles on the computer, so shareing saved coasters and parks is wicked easy, just a matter of dropping the file into the right folder.

over all, buy it, you probably will not regret it. It was worth $20 when released, and in all honesty, hasnt depreciated much. The fact that it is available on steam allows for it to be even easier to play and use, with no need to use the disc, although I have noticed that the load times are somewhat longer without the disc.

PS. MAKE A PROPER FOURTH ONE ATARI!!!! and it is nice to see frontier still kickin it.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 17
RollerCoaster Tycoon 1 + 2 with 3D. Man, CameraCoaster it's the best feature, period!
It's a game from 2006, so take this in consideration while buying it. But damn, I totally recommend this one!
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
40.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 26
Amazing.

It's a must play for any Roller Coaster junkie or Sim like fan out there.

Plently of different styles of roller coasters to choose from. If it's exist, then you can mostly likely build it in this game.

Sculpt your own terrians, build your own coaster stations, enterances, secenery etcs.. The ideas are endlesss and are only left up to the player to decide.

If you still haven't played it, don't let the release date fooled you. This isn't anything quite like RCT:3. Untill a fourth is released =)
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
12.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 25
Even though this game was made in 2006 I don't care if it doesn't have good new looking graphics, at first I needed some help downloading it because it runs on Windows 2000, and Windows XP. I am using Windows 8 [the newest operating PC]
but it made it through downloads my friend said it lagged ALOT, but it had no lag ever. back to the point the game was hell alot of fun the gamemodes that are my favorite's are Career Mode and Sandbox, the game is sortove addicting but its really fun if you like building and running an amusment park. sandbox for me is just fun for Death Parks and building like HUGE rollercoasters. I'd give this game an 7|10 because one reason doesn't get updated alot, 2 outdated, 3 it doesnt have good graphics. But even though i gave it a 7|10 IT MATTERS ABOUT GAMEPLAY PEOPLE NOT GRAPHICS. I haven't seen any bugs or glitches but I bet there's a few. Anyways this game is fantastic
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
18.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
AMAZING! you can take it seriosly or play around in the sandbox!
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
Grew up playing rollercoaster tycoon 1 and 2, was expecting more of the same... Looks worse, controls worse. Don't like it at all
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
20.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
you get what you are expecting... if a park builder is what you want, grab this title, especially if its on sale!
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 14
Put 1 person on 1 square of footpath for 6 months with
no food or water
Connects square to main footpath and rides a merry-go-round

10/10
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
84.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
Great addition to the RollerCoaster Tycoon series, especially with Platinum's new zoo and waterpark elements. You can finally ride your own rides, and there's finally a sandbox mode! The only downside to this third entry in the series is the inability to kill your park guests.

Sponsored by Bud Light Platinum™
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
22.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 8
I have some major ♥♥♥♥ed up ♥♥♥♥ in my park :3
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 3
love it
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2 of 7 people (29%) found this review helpful
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
lol farts
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0 of 3 people (0%) found this review helpful
9.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 19
Build Rollercoasters n'sheeit.

10/10
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3 of 11 people (27%) found this review helpful
31.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 9
5/10 Ever played a RCT game before? Me too, then I got the gamer's high and figured I'd try this old horse out again with all the shiny updates, new cover and a number "3" instead of a number "2" at the end of the title.
What a waste of money.
It's just as laggy and mindless as I remember, which some people like, I grant you, but I am not one of those types. This is an excellent game for a child under the age of 14 who is just breaking into a real gaming PC, but maybe FPSs or RTSs are too complicated; or the machine you're using is so out-dated that this is the only game you can play. Honestly, I see no real changes to this edition when I put it aside RCT 2. The graphics are nicer and more smooth, but all the employees, rides, options and flavour is the exact same. Sure the "story" mode has different maps and settings, but at the end of the day you're just running another crappy amusment park, advertising in the same venues, and figuring out the best way to rip off faceless droves of NPCs just enough that you gouge them without turning them away. It's a micro-manager's wet dream much in the same way that EVE is, but very much without the rewarding sense of accomplishment or space lasers.
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5 of 17 people (29%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 4
A game where you can see true potential. RollerCoaster Tycoon® 3: Platinum was at the front of the video game industry, directly influencing born-to-be Amusement Park managers. I personally became a carnie from playing this game.
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37.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 8
Very good game, for theme park lovers i would highly reccomend
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