Players of Railroad Tycoon 3 begin the game with a modest sum of capital at the beginning of the Golden Era of Railroading and expand their empire into major cities, while purchasing the latest locomotives, forcing competitors into bankruptcy, and exploiting the stock market to become the ultimate Railroad Tycoon.
- All new cutting edge 3D graphics engine with massive scalability (from eye in the sky views down to close-up train detail).
- 25 scenarios featuring locations and challenges from around the world.
- Extensive track building features including bridges, tunnels, and overpasses.
- Over 40 featured locomotives from the infants of steam power to modern day electric bullet trains.
- 35+ cargo types produced from over 150 different buildings operating in a dynamic economy.
- Improved stock market with margin buying, short selling, takeovers, and mergers.
- Multiplayer support with integrated chat and matchmaking services.
- Authentic music soundtrack features blues, bluegrass, and Americana tunes.