How to Play Caesar 3 Augustus on Mac (M1 or M2)

Here you will learn how to play Caesar 3 Augustus on Mac(M1 or M2).

Caesar 3, one of the all-time best city-building games can efficiently be run on Mac M1 or M2 systems which include Macbook Air, Pro, Studio, and Mini. I tested the game on a Macbook Air M1 running on macOS Ventura & Sonoma using CrossOver and Parallels Desktop, and it ran perfectly fine. Here I share the guide to playing Caesar 3 Augustus on Mac by using all the available methods.

Note: Caesar 3 Augustus which allows HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 widescreen along with Zoom in & out feature and little gameplay enhancements.

The game was first released back in 1998 and it’s still one of those games that can hit you with its fantastic gameplay. Caesar 3 features the Roman era of building, growth, trade, economy, and much more, that you can enjoy on Apple’s Mac computers.

Steps to Play Caesar using CrossOver

Step 1: Download the Caesar 3 Zip File.

Step 2: Extract the files.

Step 3: Download Augustus files to play on 1920 x 1080 with Zoom in & out and other gameplay enhancements.

Step 4: Copy & paste the Augustus files to the Caesar 3 folder.

Step 5: Download and Install CrossOver:

Get CrossOver

Step 6: Go to the Caesar 3 game folder and run augustus.exe.

click on augustus caesar 3

Step 7: Under Unlisted application, click on “Install”.

click install on crossover

Step 8: Write “Caesar 3” on the new Bottle Name and Select “Windows XP 64-Bit” as a new Bottle Type. Then click on “Done” to proceed.

caesar 3 file name on new bottle crossover

Step 9: The game will start automatically.

caesar 3 launching crossover mac

Here is my video, where I tested playing Caesar 3 on a Macbook Air using CrossOver:

Steps to Play Caesar 3 using Parallels Desktop

  1. Download and Install Parallels Desktop on your Macbook Air M1.
  2. Open Parallels Desktop.
  3. Install Caesar 3 from Steam or any other source on Windows using Parallels Desktop.
  4. Run Caesar 3 and enjoy.

You can easily play Caesar 3 on Mac M1 or M2 using the Parallels Desktop by following the steps.

Note: You can also use the Caesar 3 Augustus files here for widescreen and other game enhancements, similar to the CrossOver.

Play Caesar 3 Online (on Browser) on Mac

The other alternative to Parallels Desktop and Crossover is online via browser. There is also a Caesar 3 online version that is free and can be run on any browser. You can try it on any MacOS system.

Here is the link:

What do I Recommend?

If you’re looking for Caesar 3 to be played on Mac, I suggest using CrossOver. It’s a more affordable option compared to Parallels Desktop but offers a similar gameplay experience. Alternatively, you can play Caesar 3 for free online if you don’t want to spend any money.

Related: How to Play Caesar 3 on Android SmartPhone

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