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{{infobox
 
{{infobox
 
|image            = Jak_3_Coverart.jpg
 
|image            = Jak_3_Coverart.jpg
|caption          = Jak 3 Cover Art
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|caption          = NTSC-U cover
 
|developer        = Naughty Dog
 
|developer        = Naughty Dog
 
|publisher        = [[Sony|SCEA]] (US), [[Sony|SCEE]] (EU), [[Sony|SCE Australia]] (AU), [[Sony|SCEI]] (KO)
 
|publisher        = [[Sony|SCEA]] (US), [[Sony|SCEE]] (EU), [[Sony|SCE Australia]] (AU), [[Sony|SCEI]] (KO)
 
|genre            = Action, Platformer
 
|genre            = Action, Platformer
|wikipedia        = [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jak_3 Link]
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|wikipedia        = [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jak_3 Link]
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|gamefaqslink      = [http://www.gamefaqs.com/ps2/919901-jak-3 Link]
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|reviewlinks      = {{ReviewLink|[http://www.gamerankings.com/ps2/919901-jak-3/index.html GameRankings]|85/100}}, {{ReviewLink|[http://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-2/jak-3 Metacritic]|84/100}}
 
|gameinfo          = Jak 3 combines elements from a variety of genres, including driving, adventure, action, puzzle, strategy, and exploration. The story begins with Jak's banishment to the Wasteland, a desert environment five times the size of Haven City, with multiple areas, including mines and a volcano. Given the expansiveness and variance in terrain, vehicles play a large role in each mission. The game unveils more vehicles, guns, and dark powers and introduces light powers. As Jak and Daxter fight for their lives, both new and familiar characters will slowly be revealed.<br />
 
|gameinfo          = Jak 3 combines elements from a variety of genres, including driving, adventure, action, puzzle, strategy, and exploration. The story begins with Jak's banishment to the Wasteland, a desert environment five times the size of Haven City, with multiple areas, including mines and a volcano. Given the expansiveness and variance in terrain, vehicles play a large role in each mission. The game unveils more vehicles, guns, and dark powers and introduces light powers. As Jak and Daxter fight for their lives, both new and familiar characters will slowly be revealed.<br />
 
Play as Jak in his 3rd game, Jak 3 takes place a short year after the events of Jak II, continuing the series in this exciting sequel!
 
Play as Jak in his 3rd game, Jak 3 takes place a short year after the events of Jak II, continuing the series in this exciting sequel!
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|progressive      = 1
 
|widescreen        = 1
 
|widescreen        = 1
|progressive      = 1
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|widescreenpatch  = 1
 
|cpu-intensive    = 1
 
|cpu-intensive    = 1
|gamefaqslink      = [http://www.gamefaqs.com/ps2/919901-jak-3 Link]
 
|korean            =  SCKA-20040
 
|reviewlinks      = {{ReviewLink|[http://www.gamespot.com/jak-3/reviews/ Gamespot]|8.6/10}}, {{ReviewLink|[http://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-2/jak-3 Metacritic]|84/100}}
 
 
|ko_rating        = 12
 
|ko_rating        = 12
 
|eu_rating        = 12+
 
|eu_rating        = 12+
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|eu_rating_text    = Bad Language, Violence
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|na_rating        = T
 
|na_rating_text    = Comic Mischief, Language, Mild Violence, Suggestive Themes
 
|na_rating_text    = Comic Mischief, Language, Mild Violence, Suggestive Themes
|na_rating        = T
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|korean            = SCKA-20040
 
|russian          = SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330
 
|russian          = SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330
 
|portuguese        = SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330
 
|portuguese        = SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330
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|german            = SCED-52952 & SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330
 
|german            = SCED-52952 & SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330
 
|english          = SCED-52952 & SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330 & SCUS-97516 & SCUS-97412
 
|english          = SCED-52952 & SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330 & SCUS-97516 & SCUS-97412
|widescreenpatch  = 1
 
 
<!-- NTSC-U props -->
 
<!-- NTSC-U props -->
 
|NTSCU            = 1
 
|NTSCU            = 1
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|Region=NTSC-U
 
|Region=NTSC-U
 
|OS=?
 
|OS=?
|CPU=Core i5-750
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|CPU=Intel Core i5-750
|GPU=NVIDIA GTX 280
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280
|Revision=0.9.7.3113
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|Revision=0.9.7 (r3113)
|Graphics=GSdx 3068 (MSVC 15.00, SSe2) 0.1.16
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|Graphics=GSdx 0.1.16 SSE2 (r3068)
 
|Sound=
 
|Sound=
* SPU2-X r3117 1.4.0
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* SPU2-X 1.4.0 (r3117)
* LilyPad svn (r2930) 0.10.0
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* LilyPad 0.10.0 (r2930)
|Comments=BIOS: USA v01.60 (07/02/2002), FPS: Average. 35 fps when playing level, about 40-45 for cutscenes. Mainly Graphical corruption. Character eyes are missing except Daxter's left eye (to me this made it look like a M-rated game...).
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|Comments=BIOS: USA v01.60 (07/02/2002), FPS: Average. 35 FPS when playing level, about 40-45 for cutscenes. Mainly graphical corruption. Character eyes are missing except Daxter's left eye (to me this made it look like a M-rated game...).
 
|Tester=174.126.227.45
 
|Tester=174.126.227.45
 
}}
 
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|Region=NTSC-U(?)
 
|Region=NTSC-U(?)
 
|OS=?
 
|OS=?
|CPU=AMD Athlon II X4 630 (2.8 GHz)
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|CPU=AMD Athlon II X4 630 @ 2.80 GHz
 
|GPU=ATI Raedon HD 5770
 
|GPU=ATI Raedon HD 5770
|Revision=0.9.9 r5078
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|Revision=0.9.9 (r5078)
|Graphics=GSdx 5078 (MSVC 16.00, SSE41) 0.1.16
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* VUs:
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** VU0: superVU Recompiler
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** VU1: microVU Recompiler
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* SpeedHacks:
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** EE Cyclerate: 3
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** VU Cycle Stealing: 3
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** INTC Spin Detection
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** Wait Loop Detection
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** Fast CDVD
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** mVU Flag Hack
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** MTVU
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</spoiler>
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|Graphics=GSdx 0.1.16 SSE41 (r5078)
 
|Sound=
 
|Sound=
* SPU2-X 2.0 (latest)
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* SPU2-X 2.0 (r5078)
* LilyPad svn  (r5078) 0.10.0
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* LilyPad 0.10.0 (r5078)
|Comments=HACKS: EE Cyclerate: 3, VU Cycle Stealing: 3, All Speed Hacks, Put VU0 to Super VU recompiler mode and let VU1 be microVU
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|Comments=See settings.
 
|Tester=Recoder
 
|Tester=Recoder
 
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|Region=NTSC-U
 
|Region=NTSC-U
 
|OS=Windows
 
|OS=Windows
|CPU=Intel Core i7 @ 3.4Ghz
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|CPU=Intel Core i7 @ 3.40 GHz
|GPU=Nvidia GTX 285 768MB
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 768MB
|Revision=1.1.0 r5480
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|Revision=1.1.0 (r5480)
|Graphics=GSdx 5442 SSE41
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|Graphics=GSdx SSE41 (r5442)
 
|Sound=
 
|Sound=
 
*SPU2-X 2.0.0
 
*SPU2-X 2.0.0
 
*LilyPad 0.11.0
 
*LilyPad 0.11.0
|Comments=Runs above full speed., For some odd reason, the language and text are Japanese, even though this is a US copy of the game. Various graphic glitches, but still playable.
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|Comments=Runs above full speed. For some odd reason, the language and text are Japanese, even though this is a US copy of the game. Various graphic glitches, but still playable.
 
|Tester={{ForumUser|General-Plot}}
 
|Tester={{ForumUser|General-Plot}}
 
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|Region=PAL
 
|Region=PAL
 
|OS=Windows
 
|OS=Windows
|CPU=I7 4770k
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|CPU=Intel Core i7-4770K
|GPU=GeForce Gtx780
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780
|Revision=1.3 5886
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|Revision=1.3.0 (r5886)
|Graphics=GSDX
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|Graphics=GSdx
 
|Sound=
 
|Sound=
 
*SPU2-X
 
*SPU2-X
 
*?
 
*?
|Comments=USA v02.00(14/06/2004), a)use Full boot from bios in order to choose game language and get sound, Status: Playable
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|Comments=USA v02.00(14/06/2004), use Full boot from BIOS in order to choose game language and get sound. Status: Playable
 
|Tester={{ForumUser|ZEROx}}
 
|Tester={{ForumUser|ZEROx}}
 
}}
 
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
* Original names: '''잭 3''' (SCKA-20040)
 
* Original names: '''잭 3''' (SCKA-20040)
* The game sets to widescreen when it is prompted by the 16:9 ratio setting in the PS2 internal menu.
 
 
* Widescreen crops the top and bottom of the 4:3 image, meaning less visible viewing area than when played in 4:3.
 
* Widescreen crops the top and bottom of the 4:3 image, meaning less visible viewing area than when played in 4:3.
  
  
 
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<!-- IssueLevel is issue severity level -1,0,1 or 2 (note, minor, serious and major accordingly)-->
 
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==Known Issues==
 
==Known Issues==
 
 
{{Issue
 
{{Issue
 
|IssueName=Glitchy eyes
 
|IssueName=Glitchy eyes
 
|IsFixed=0
 
|IsFixed=0
 
|IssueLevel=0
 
|IssueLevel=0
|Description=Jak & Daxter have glitchy eyes.  
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|Description=Characters have glitchy eyes.  
|Workaround=This can be fixed by running the game in software mode.
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|Workaround=Go to Config > Video (GS) > Plugin Settings, and switch to Software Mode by setting Renderer to any of the "(Software)" options.
 
}}
 
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|IsFixed=0
 
|IsFixed=0
 
|IssueLevel=1
 
|IssueLevel=1
|Description=Pausing during the first race causes the game to crash  
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|Description=Pausing during the first race causes the game to crash .
|Workaround=Do not pause the game
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|Workaround=Do not pause the game.
 
}}
 
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|IssueLevel=0
 
|IssueLevel=0
 
|Description=Objects have stretched shadows.
 
|Description=Objects have stretched shadows.
|Workaround=A CRC Hack has been added to recent 1.5.0-dev builds to resolve the issue. To enable it go to Config -> Video (GS) -> Plugin Settings, set the Renderer to "OpenGL (Hardware)" and set the Blending Unit Accuracy to "Basic" or higher.
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|Workaround=This can be resolved in recent v1.5.0 git builds. Go to Config -> Video (GS) -> Plugin Settings, set Renderer to "OpenGL (Hardware)", CRC Hack Level to "Partial" and Blending Unit Accuracy to "Basic" or higher.
 
}}
 
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|IsFixed=1
 
|IsFixed=1
 
|IssueLevel=0
 
|IssueLevel=0
|Description=Due to lack of mipmapping, many textures are wrong or messed up with Hardware renderers.
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|Description=Broken textures at a distance.
|Workaround=Set the Renderer to any of the Software modes, and make sure mipmapping is enabled(you can toggle it with the insert key).
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|Workaround=This can be resolved in recent v1.5.0 git builds. Go to Config -> Video (GS) -> Plugin Settings, and set Mipmapping to "Basic".
 
}}
 
}}
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{{Jak and Daxter series}}
 
{{Jak and Daxter series}}

Revision as of 11:33, 5 March 2017

Jak 3
Jak 3 Coverart.jpg
NTSC-U cover
Game general and emulation properties:
ESRB rating: T (Comic Mischief, Language, Mild Violence, Suggestive Themes)
PEGI rating: 12+ (Bad Language, Violence)
GRB rating: 12
Widescreen supported natively
Widescreen patch available
Progressive scan supported
CPU intensive game
Languages supported:
English: SCED-52952 & SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330 & SCUS-97516 & SCUS-97412
German: SCED-52952 & SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330
French: SCED-52952 & SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330
Spanish: SCED-52952 & SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330
Italian: SCED-52952 & SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330
Portuguese: SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330
Korean: SCKA-20040
Russian: SCES-52460 & SCUS-97330
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SCUS-97330
SCUS-97516 (Greatest Hits)
SCUS-97412 (Demo)
Release date: November 9, 2004
August 25, 2005 (Greatest Hits)
CRCs: 644CFD03
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SCES-52460
SCES-52460/P (Platinum)
SCED-52952 (Demo)
Release date: November 26, 2004
November 2004 (Australia)
June 10, 2005 (Platinum)
CRCs: E59E10BF
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J/C/K:
Serial numbers: SCKA-20040
Release date: May 19, 2005 (Korea)
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Naughty Dog
Publisher(s): SCEA (US), SCEE (EU), SCE Australia (AU), SCEI (KO)
Genre: Action, Platformer
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: GameRankings85/100, Metacritic84/100
Game description: Jak 3 combines elements from a variety of genres, including driving, adventure, action, puzzle, strategy, and exploration. The story begins with Jak's banishment to the Wasteland, a desert environment five times the size of Haven City, with multiple areas, including mines and a volcano. Given the expansiveness and variance in terrain, vehicles play a large role in each mission. The game unveils more vehicles, guns, and dark powers and introduces light powers. As Jak and Daxter fight for their lives, both new and familiar characters will slowly be revealed.
Play as Jak in his 3rd game, Jak 3 takes place a short year after the events of Jak II, continuing the series in this exciting sequel!


Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:


Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-U ?
  • Intel Core i5-750
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280
0.9.7 (r3113) GSdx 0.1.16 SSE2 (r3068)
  • SPU2-X 1.4.0 (r3117)
  • LilyPad 0.10.0 (r2930)
BIOS: USA v01.60 (07/02/2002), FPS: Average. 35 FPS when playing level, about 40-45 for cutscenes. Mainly graphical corruption. Character eyes are missing except Daxter's left eye (to me this made it look like a M-rated game...). 174.126.227.45
NTSC-U(?) ?
  • AMD Athlon II X4 630 @ 2.80 GHz
  • ATI Raedon HD 5770
0.9.9 (r5078)
GSdx 0.1.16 SSE41 (r5078)
  • SPU2-X 2.0 (r5078)
  • LilyPad 0.10.0 (r5078)
See settings. Recoder
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i7 @ 3.40 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 768MB
1.1.0 (r5480) GSdx SSE41 (r5442)
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 0.11.0
Runs above full speed. For some odd reason, the language and text are Japanese, even though this is a US copy of the game. Various graphic glitches, but still playable.
PAL Windows
  • Intel Core i7-4770K
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780
1.3.0 (r5886) GSdx
  • SPU2-X
  • ?
USA v02.00(14/06/2004), use Full boot from BIOS in order to choose game language and get sound. Status: Playable


Trivia

  • Original names: 잭 3 (SCKA-20040)
  • Widescreen crops the top and bottom of the 4:3 image, meaning less visible viewing area than when played in 4:3.


Known Issues

Glitchy eyes

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: Characters have glitchy eyes.
  • Workaround: Go to Config > Video (GS) > Plugin Settings, and switch to Software Mode by setting Renderer to any of the "(Software)" options.

Crash if paused during first race

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Serious
  • Description: Pausing during the first race causes the game to crash .
  • Workaround: Do not pause the game.

Language bug

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: The game starts always in Japanese even after the language was already set.
  • Workaround: Full boot the game(System -> Boot CDVD (full)), or choose the bottom(third) option in the main menu, then the top option and change the options with the Japanese flag pictures to your preferred language.

Stretched shadows

  • Status: Fixed
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: Objects have stretched shadows.
  • Workaround: This can be resolved in recent v1.5.0 git builds. Go to Config -> Video (GS) -> Plugin Settings, set Renderer to "OpenGL (Hardware)", CRC Hack Level to "Partial" and Blending Unit Accuracy to "Basic" or higher.

Messed up textures.

  • Status: Fixed
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: Broken textures at a distance.
  • Workaround: This can be resolved in recent v1.5.0 git builds. Go to Config -> Video (GS) -> Plugin Settings, and set Mipmapping to "Basic".


Public compatibility forum links