Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit – Download

Game Summary:

  • Release name: Over Drivin′ III: Hot Pursuit, NFS 3
  • Year: 1998
  • Platform: Windows
  • Released in: Germany
  • Genre: Racing / Driving, Simulation
  • Theme: Arcade, Automobile, Street Racing, Vehicle Simulator
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts, Inc.
  • Developer: EA Seattle, Electronic Arts Canada
  • Perspectives: 1st-Person, Behind view
  • Description
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  • Installation
For anyone, who can′t run this game, try Rejzor′s NextGen patch installer:

Or veg′s modern patch 1.6.1 (in the time of this writing):

In both cases, you need to download the ISO from here and then mount it - Windows 10 has built in features for this, while for older Windows system I recommend WinCDEmu or similar.

Admin edit: patches mirrored on our server

I have installed the game successfully. But now it says - You need to have the disk inserted in the disk drive.

What should I do now? I do not want to have the iso mounted at all times. Please help.

Share your gamer memories, help others to run the game or comment anything you′d like. If you have trouble to run Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit (Windows) first!

Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit – Download - Free Full version

  1. Download
  2. Unzip files
  3. Setup and Install
  4. Launch the game.
  5. Play!

6 Responses to Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit – Download

  1. IrishMike says:

    It works great on Windows7. However there are many enough times when it won′t start. I have the original CD with this game and from the original CD it works just fine. I will try on winXP or win98SE.

  2. Lontra says:

    The automenu.exe worked. but when i click Install, it says…
    Need For Speed 3 files are corrupted; please re-install…
    how could I fix it?

  3. Lithium says:

    I don′t have a CD-ROM to download NFS III on PC. Can you get a CD-ROM to install this?

  4. [ERROR_42] says:

    Thank you so cd was scratched and wouldn′t install..YOU ROCK

  5. yjjjh says:

    I remembere having so much fun with this… downloading player created cars that was insane.. it was a good game 🙂 especially at lan parties!!! oh i miss those!

  6. mauler88 says:

    JHN, welcome to the world of classic Windows gaming. There′s no way around having the CD inserted/mounted, as the game streams data/audio from it. This is extremely common for PC games from 1994-2004.

    BTW, this game is awesome and this copy works great on my Win98 PC.

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