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Colin McRae Rally 3

Platform(s): PlayStation 2, Xbox
Genre: Racing
Publisher: Codemasters
Developer: Codemasters
Release Date: April 22, 2003

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'Colin McRae Rally 3' - Demo Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT

In Colin McRae Rally 3, players assume the role of Colin McRae in his pursuit for the World Champion Rally title. The game enables players to get close to the action with the enhanced damage engine, resulting in an intense and realistic racing experience.

Get the Colin McRae Rally 3 Demo Update Off Worthplaying (20mb)

I. INSTALLING THE UPDATE:

To install this update you need to have the 'Colin McRae Rally 3 Demo' already installed on your PC and file compression software that supports '.ZIP' files.

Unzip the file into your root 'Colin McRae Rally 3 Demo' directory ("C:Program FilesCodemastersColin McRae Rally 3 Demo" by default). When unzipping browse to the game folder, keep folder names and overwrite existing files.

This update will bring the codebase up to date with the final retail version of the game. The fixes in this update are described in FIXED ISSUES below.

II. RUNNING THE GAME:

Run the demo from the desktop shortcut as normal.
Alternatively you can start the game by going to: Start Menu -> Programs -> Codemasters -> Colin McRae Rally 3 Demo -> Colin McRae Rally 3 Demo.

III. HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS:

(i) Minimum Requirements
(ii) Recommended Requirements
(iii) Supported Graphics Cards

(i) Minimum Requirements

Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
DirectX 9
Pentium III or Athlon at 750Mhz
128Mb RAM
Supported 32Mb Graphics Card
DirectX 9 Compatible Sound Card
150MB Hard Disk Space

(ii) Recommended Requirements

Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
DirectX 9
Pentium 3/4 or Athlon at 1.4Ghz
512Mb RAM
Supported 64Mb Graphics Card
DirectX 9 Compatible Sound Card
150MB Hard Disk Space

(iii) Supported Graphics Cards

ATI Radeon 8500LE, 8500, 9000 Pro, 9500 Pro, 9700 Pro
Matrox Parhelia
nVidia nForce 1 & 2, GeForce, GeForce 2, GeForce 3, GeForce 4
SiS Xabre 400

IV. FIXED ISSUES:

  • Sound effects updated and volume balancing
  • Steering wheel support updated to directly drive the car wheel angle
  • Force feedback support updated to include car direction spring force feedback
  • Low bit rate movies for slower machines
  • Track lighting/shadows support fixed
  • Track light reflections support fixed in 32 bit display mode
  • Better frame rate independance for objects

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