RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 for Mac to ship next week

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 for Mac has hit gold master status. The game is scheduled to begin shipping next week. Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 is licensed from Atari and was developed for Mac by Aspyr Studios based on Frontier’s original code.

For the first time on Mac: build, operate and experience the amusement park of your dreams in RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, where you can actually ride the rides!

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 is the first in the highly successful Rollercoaster Tycoon series to come to Mac. The game features stunning 3D graphics, and the all-new CoasterCam, which allows players to see their park from the eyes of a guest and ride all the rides. Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 also features amazing crowd scenes with enhanced park guests and characters, more than 170 rides including new-to-the-franchise roller coaster types, realistic day and night cycles with superb lighting effects, extensive still-picture and movie-making capability, and the new Fireworks MixMaster, which allows players to create pyrotechnic masterpieces and synchronize them to music.

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 is rated “E” for “Everyone” and is available through Aspyr’s website for only $49.99. For more information, visit or Atari’s official site,


  1. Oh biy I just can’t wait to get RollerCoaster Tycoon. I’ve been waiting to play this for the last coupple of years.

    Come on MDN post some of the good things about the MAC not the lack of quailty games that haven’t been out for several years.

  2. This will be under the tree for my son this Christmas

    A quote from Atari’s current web site in their FAQ section. . .

    “Q: What are the system requirements needed to play RollerCoaster Tycoon® 3?
    A: In order to play RollerCoaster Tycoon® 3, you will need a PC running Windows®. (A version for the Apple/Mac computers is NOT planned at this time). “

    Thanks Atari!

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