.SC3 File Extension

A .SC3 file is a SimCity 3000 City File, created by Maxis.

Open with Maxis SimCity 3000. Available for Windows.

What is a .SC3 file?

The .SC3 file extension is associated with SimCity 3000, a computer game where players build and manage their own city. This game is a follow-up to SimCity 2000. The .SC3 file contains all the necessary information to start a city in the game. This includes details like the landscape, buildings, water bodies, roads, and other elements that make up the game map. These files can either come with the game or be created by players who design their own custom maps.

To open a .SC3 file, you need to use the program Maxis SimCity 3000. However, it's important to note that SimCity 3000 was originally released in 1999 and was designed to run on older versions of Windows, such as Windows 98. If you want to play SimCity 3000 on a more recent version of Windows, you might need to use emulation software. One example of such software is Oracle VirtualBox. This tool allows you to run older versions of Windows on your current system. After setting up the older Windows version on VirtualBox, you can then install and run SimCity 3000 to access and use .SC3 files.


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