Cossacks 3 is the return of RTS classics. Obtain resources, build cities and research technologies while taking command of great armies, crushing enemies in grand historical warfares on land and sea!
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Release Date:
Sep 20, 2016

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“Instant classic”
Eurogamer Italy

“Straightforward, simple, but slick and solid”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“Old school real time strategy gameplay”

About This Game


The Standard edition includes five singleplayer campaigns, which are based on the historical events of the 17th and 18th centuries. Liberate Turin from the French garrison, overcome Ottomans in the Battle of Khotyn, defeat English rebels in the Battle of Edgehill, defend Mogilev against Polish troops, and establish your superiority at la Manche! Prove your strategic skills in battles that determined the course of history.


Become the commander of a colossal force, leading your troops into mass fights with up to 32 000 units present on the battlefield at the same time. 20 unique nations, 100 research opportunities, over 220 different historic buildings, and 120 unit types are at your command. Besides the epic battles on land, you are welcome to build the greatest armada the world has seen and dominate your enemies at sea.


Send your peasants down the mines, chop forests for wood, and don’t forget to manage the crops. Keep an eye on your town's prosperity and the field victories simultaneously, as if you are the true eminent hetman! Dive into the Golden Age of the RTS genre and explore infinite tactical options, including buildings construction and resource production, a broad selection of various units, and the landscape influence.


Once the singleplayer campaigns are completed, advance to conquer the title of the Greatest General in the multiplayer! Up to 8 commanders can compete for the victory or forge alliances against an AI opponent. Do you have what it takes to outsmart the adversaries?

Game Features:

  • Historical campaigns on the territory of XVII-XVIII centuries Europe in singleplayer.
  • Grandiose battles with up to 32,000 units on the battlefield.
  • 20 playable nations.
  • 100 research opportunities.
  • 220 different historical buildings.
  • Battles on land and sea.
  • A significant influence of the landscape on the tactics of battles.
  • Flexible map generator for multiplayer and singleplayer.

System Requirements

SteamOS + Linux
    • OS *: Windows XP/7/8/10
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz / Core i3 1.6GHz / AMD Athlon II X2 280
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 9600 GT / Radeon HD 4830 / Intel HD5000
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Screen Resolution - 1280x768
    • OS *: Windows XP/7/8/10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470, 3.20GHz or AMD FX-6300, 3.5Ghz
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 560 / ATI Radeon HD 7900 Series
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Screen Resolution - 1920x1080
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.
    • OS: SteamOS, Ubuntu, Mint
    • Processor: Quad Core Processor
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2+, 512 MB GPU RAM (Intel video-cards are not officially supported and game may not work)
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Minimal Screen Resolution - 1280x768

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