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Quake 3 Arena

From AppleGamingWiki, the wiki about gaming on M1 Apple silicon Macs

macOS Compatibility

Method Rating Notes
Native Perfect Runs perfectly with the MacSourcePorts version of Quake III.[1]
Rosetta 2 Unknown
Compatibility layer
CrossOver Unknown
Wine Unknown
Parallels Unknown


  1. Download ioquake3 from
  2. Copy original Quake 3 baseq3 content folder to ~/Library/Application Support/Quake3/baseq3
  3. Enjoy the game in 4:3

Widescreen support :

  1. Launch and exit game at least once
  2. Edit ~/Library/Application Support/Quake3/baseq3/q3config.cfg
  3. Change :

seta r_mode "-1"
seta r_customwidth "1920"
seta r_customheight "1080"
seta cg_fov "100"


  1. Verified by User:Hakase on 22 Nov 2021
    Device: MacBook Pro M1 Pro - 8/14 - 32GB
    OS: macOS Monterey 12
    Comment: Signed and notarised build of ioquake3.
    Requires baseq3 folder from original Quake 3 release.