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|developer = Electronic Arts
|developer = EA Black Box
|publisher = Electronic Arts
|publisher = Electronic Arts
|series    = Skate
|series    = Skate
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|spu decoder                          = <!-- Interpreter (precise), Interpreter (fast), Recompiler (ASMJIT), Recompiler (LLVM) -->
|spu decoder                          = <!-- Interpreter (precise), Interpreter (fast), Recompiler (ASMJIT), Recompiler (LLVM) -->
|spu decoder notes                    =  
|spu decoder notes                    =  
|preferred spu threads                = <!-- Auto, Single digit between 1 to 6 (e.g. 3), Range between 1 to 6 (e.g. 1 - 3) -->
|preferred spu threads                = 1 - 3<!-- Auto, Single digit between 1 to 6 (e.g. 3), Range between 1 to 6 (e.g. 1 - 3) -->
|preferred spu threads notes          =  
|preferred spu threads notes          = May help to fix choppy audio on weaker CPUs (see below)
|enable thread scheduler               = <!-- On, Off -->
|thread scheduler                     = <!-- Operating System, RPCS3 Scheduler, RPCS3 Alternative Scheduler -->
|enable thread scheduler notes         =  
|thread scheduler notes               =  
|lower spu thread priority            = <!-- On, Off -->
|lower spu thread priority            = <!-- On, Off -->
|lower spu thread priority notes      =  
|lower spu thread priority notes      =  
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|tsx instructions notes                =  
|tsx instructions notes                =  
<!-- GPU configuration -->
<!-- GPU configuration -->
|renderer                              = Vulkan <!-- OpenGL, Vulkan, Disabled -->
|renderer                              = <!-- OpenGL, Vulkan, Disabled -->
|renderer notes                        = Recommended to get the best performance.
|renderer notes                        =  
|aspect ratio                          = <!-- 4:3, 16:9 -->
|aspect ratio                          = <!-- 4:3, 16:9 -->
|aspect ratio notes                    =  
|aspect ratio notes                    =  
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|anisotropic filter                    = <!-- Auto, 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x -->
|anisotropic filter                    = <!-- Auto, 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x -->
|anisotropic filter notes              =  
|anisotropic filter notes              =  
|anti-aliasing                        = <!-- Auto, Disabled -->
|anti-aliasing                        = Disabled
|anti-aliasing notes                  =  
|anti-aliasing notes                  = Improves performance (optional)
|default resolution                    = <!-- 1920x1080, 1280x720, 720x480, 720x576, 1600x1080, 1440x1080, 1280x1080, 960x1080 -->
|default resolution                    = <!-- 1920x1080, 1280x720, 720x480, 720x576, 1600x1080, 1440x1080, 1280x1080, 960x1080 -->
|default resolution notes              =  
|default resolution notes              =  
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|shader mode                          = <!-- Legacy (singlethreaded), Async (multithreaded), Async with Shader Interpreter, Shader Interpreter only -->
|shader mode                          = <!-- Legacy (singlethreaded), Async (multithreaded), Async with Shader Interpreter, Shader Interpreter only -->
|shader mode notes                    =  
|shader mode notes                    =  
|write color buffers                  = <!-- On, Off -->
|write color buffers                  = On <!-- On, Off -->
|write color buffers notes            =  
|write color buffers notes            = Fixes skater previews and dynamic lighting bloom
|strict rendering mode                = <!-- On, Off -->
|strict rendering mode                = <!-- On, Off -->
|strict rendering mode notes          =  
|strict rendering mode notes          =  
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|stretch to display area              = <!-- On, Off -->
|stretch to display area              = <!-- On, Off -->
|stretch to display area notes        =  
|stretch to display area notes        =  
|enable 3d                            = <!-- On, Off -->
|enable 3d notes                      =
|disable vertex cache                  = <!-- On, Off -->
|disable vertex cache                  = <!-- On, Off -->
|disable vertex cache notes            =  
|disable vertex cache notes            =  
|multithreaded rsx                    = <!-- On, Off -->
|multithreaded rsx                    = <!-- On, Off -->
|multithreaded rsx notes              =  
|multithreaded rsx notes              =  
|asynchronous texture streaming        = <!-- On, Off -->
|asynchronous texture streaming notes  =
<!-- Audio configuration -->
<!-- Audio configuration -->
|audio out windows                    = <!-- XAudio2, OpenAL, Disabled -->
|audio out windows                    = <!-- XAudio2, OpenAL, Disabled -->
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|audio out linux                      = <!-- OpenAL, PulseAudio, ALSA, Disabled -->
|audio out linux                      = <!-- OpenAL, PulseAudio, ALSA, Disabled -->
|audio out linux notes                =  
|audio out linux notes                =  
|audio channels                        = <!-- Surround 7.1, Downmix to Stereo, Downmix to 5.1 -->
|audio channels notes                  =
|dump to file                          = <!-- On, Off -->
|dump to file                          = <!-- On, Off -->
|dump to file notes                    =  
|dump to file notes                    =  
|convert to 16-bit                    = <!-- On, Off -->
|convert to 16-bit                    = <!-- On, Off -->
|convert to 16-bit notes              =  
|convert to 16-bit notes              =  
|downmix to stereo                    = <!-- On, Off -->
|downmix to stereo notes              =
|volume                                = <!-- Value between 0% to 200% -->
|volume                                = <!-- Value between 0% to 200% -->
|volume notes                          =  
|volume notes                          =  
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|accurate llvm dfma                    = <!-- On, Off -->
|accurate llvm dfma                    = <!-- On, Off -->
|accurate llvm dfma notes              =  
|accurate llvm dfma notes              =  
|accurate rsx reservation access      = <!-- On, Off -->
|accurate rsx reservation access notes =
|ppu llvm accurate vector nans        = <!-- On, Off -->
|ppu llvm accurate vector nans notes  =
|silence all logs                      = <!-- On, Off -->
|silence all logs                      = <!-- On, Off -->
|silence all logs notes                =  
|silence all logs notes                =  
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|maximum spurs threads                = <!-- Unlimited, Single digit between 0 to 5 (e.g. 3) -->
|maximum spurs threads                = <!-- Unlimited, Single digit between 0 to 5 (e.g. 3) -->
|maximum spurs threads notes          =  
|maximum spurs threads notes          =  
|firmware settings                    = <!-- Manually load selected libraries, Load automatic and manual selection, Load liblv2.sprx only, Load liblv2.sprx and manual selection, Load liblv2.sprx and strict selection -->
|firmware libraries                    = <!-- Switch to LLE, Switch to HLE -->
|firmware settings notes               = <!-- Where libraries are manually selected, mention the list of libraries to be selected here -->
|firmware libraries notes             = <!-- Mention the libraries to be manually selected here -->
|read depth buffers                    = <!-- On, Off -->
|read depth buffers                    = <!-- On, Off -->
|read depth buffers notes              =  
|read depth buffers notes              =  
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|disable on-disk shader cache          = <!-- On, Off -->
|disable on-disk shader cache          = <!-- On, Off -->
|disable on-disk shader cache notes    =  
|disable on-disk shader cache notes    =  
|disable native float16 support        = <!-- On, Off -->
|disable native float16 support notes  =
|relaxed zcull sync                    = <!-- On, Off -->
|relaxed zcull sync                    = <!-- On, Off -->
|relaxed zcull sync notes              =  
|relaxed zcull sync notes              =  
|driver wake-up delay                  = <!-- Value between 0 to 7000 -->
|driver wake-up delay                  = <!-- Value between 0 to 7000 -->
|driver wake-up delay notes            =  
|driver wake-up delay notes            =  
|vblank rate                          = <!-- Value between 1 to 500 -->
|vblank rate                          = 120<!-- Value between 1 to 500 -->
|vblank rate notes                    =  
|vblank rate notes                    = Allows for 120 fps cap; can go higher.
|clocks scale                          = <!-- Value between 10 to 1000 -->
|clocks scale                          = <!-- Value between 10 to 1000 -->
|clocks scale notes                    =  
|clocks scale notes                    =  
<!-- Debug configuration -->
<!-- Debug configuration -->
|disable zcull occlusion queries      = <!-- On, Off -->
|disable zcull occlusion queries notes =
|force cpu blit emulation              = <!-- On, Off -->
|force cpu blit emulation              = <!-- On, Off -->
|force cpu blit emulation notes        =  
|force cpu blit emulation notes        =  
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|accurate getllar                      = <!-- On, Off -->
|accurate getllar                      = <!-- On, Off -->
|accurate getllar notes                =  
|accurate getllar notes                =  
|accurate putlluc                      = <!-- On, Off -->
|accurate putlluc notes                =
|accurate rsx reservation access      = <!-- On, Off -->
|accurate rsx reservation access notes =
|hook static functions                = <!-- On, Off -->
|hook static functions                = <!-- On, Off -->
|hook static functions notes          =  
|hook static functions notes          =  
|accurate ppu 128 reservations        = <!-- Always Enabled, Disabled, Value between 1 to 8 -->
|accurate ppu 128 reservations notes  =
|ppu llvm java mode handling          = <!-- True, False -->
|ppu llvm java mode handling notes    =
}}
}}


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==Special Notes==
==Special Notes==
<!-- Mention any additional notes if necessary. If no special notes are required, remove this section -->
<!-- Mention any additional notes if necessary. If no special notes are required, remove this section -->
{{patch
{{patch
|type    = PPU
|type    = PPU
|version = 1.2
|version = 1.2
|content =
|content =  
PPU-376469bd27d45a617b6d086894c07e4a00f86fde:
PPU-376469bd27d45a617b6d086894c07e4a00f86fde:
  60 FPS:
    Games:
      "Skate 3":
        BLUS30464: [ 01.05 ]
        BLES00760: [ 01.05 ]
    Author: illusion
    Notes: Force 60 FPS in all modes.
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ be32, 0x00947138, 0x38A00000 ]
   Moon Gravity:
   Moon Gravity:
     Games:
     Games:
       "Skate 3":
       "Skate 3":
         BLUS30464: [ 01.05 ]
         BLUS30464: [ 01.05 ]
        BLES00760: [ 01.05 ]
     Author: Aphelion
     Author: Aphelion
     Notes: Being airborne for too long will cause you to respawn.
     Notes: Being airborne for too long will cause you to respawn.
     Patch Version: 1.0
     Patch Version: 1.0
     Patch:
     Patch:
       - [bef32, 0x0184FFB4, -60]
       - [ bef32, 0x0184FFB4, -60 ]
       - [bef32, 0x0194FE64, -60]
       - [ bef32, 0x0194FE64, -60 ]
       - [bef32, 0x01857678, 120]  
       - [ bef32, 0x01857678, 120 ]
       - [bef32, 0x01858198, 120]
       - [ bef32, 0x01858198, 120 ]
   No Fall Damage:
   No Fall Damage:
     Games:
     Games:
       "Skate 3":
       "Skate 3":
         BLUS30464: [ 01.05]
         BLUS30464: [ 01.05 ]
        BLES00760: [ 01.05 ]
     Author: Aphelion
     Author: Aphelion
     Notes: Only works while you're on your board. Jumping from the most extreme heights may still trigger bails because your character folds up and hits their limbs on the ground, so the game thinks you skated into something at high speed.
     Notes: Only works while you're on your board. Jumping from the most extreme heights may still trigger bails because your character folds up and hits their limbs on the ground, so the game thinks you skated into something at high speed.
     Patch Version: 1.0
     Patch Version: 1.0
     Patch:
     Patch:
       - [be32, 0x00D69588, 0xC80B13FC]
       - [ be32, 0x00D69588, 0xC80B13FC ]
}}
}}

Revision as of 10:03, 16 October 2021

Skate 3
Developer(s) EA Black Box
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts
Series Skate
Release date(s) NA May 11, 2010
AU May 13, 2010
EU May 14, 2010
Release type Console exclusive
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer
GameID(s) BLUS30464 (IRD), BLES00760 (IRD)
Demo
NPUB90375
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Skate 3 (stylized as skate 3) is the third installment in the Skate series. It is a skateboarding extreme sports game set in an open world environment and played from a third-person perspective. The game takes place in the fictional city of Port Carverton, which embraces skateboarding, unlike the "skateboarding is a crime" mentality portrayed in the second game. Although the location is a more colorful and friendlier place than Skate 2's de-saturated, and grainy streets, the gameplay provides a similar feel to the first and second games. Port Carverton is made up of three districts, Downtown, the University, and Industrial. Although the overall look of the city is very clean (except industrial) each district has its own unique designs and monuments. Downtown is full of slick rigid ledges and rails, while the University is full of banks and open areas. Industrial is the most unusual; it is home to a huge quarry that has bricks of stone.

Several notable skateboarding professionals appear throughout the game, such as Danny Way, Darren Navarette, Terry Kennedy, Eric Koston, Chris Cole, Pat Duffy and Jason Lee.

Similar to the Tony Hawk games, Skate features a "Skate.Park" mode that allows players to build custom skate parks. EA introduced three new online game modes: "1-Up", "Domination", and "Own The Lot". In "1-Up", players compete in turns to beat the other team's last score in a given time period. In "Domination", teams compete to gain the most points on set spots in an area within a time limit. In "Own The Lot", two or more players try to complete tasks before their time limit ends.

Unlike the previous Skate games, Skate 3 has no offline multiplayer game modes on the disc. Players must purchase the "San Van Party Pack" downloadable content in order to access the offline "Party Play" mode.

Configuration

Only options that deviate from the default configuration to ensure best performance are listed below. The full list of default options is available here.

CPU configuration

Setting Option Notes
Preferred SPU threads 1 - 3 May help to fix choppy audio on weaker CPUs (see below)

GPU configuration

Setting Option Notes
Anti-aliasing Disabled Improves performance (optional)
Write color buffers On Fixes skater previews and dynamic lighting bloom

Advanced configuration

Setting Option Notes
Vblank rate 120 Allows for 120 fps cap; can go higher.

Known Issues

Users with CPU's with less than 6 cores may experience audio or physics issues. This happens when the audio or physics thread are being starved. To fix it, you can try changing the Preferred SPU Thread setting to 1, 2 or 3. Test it out and see what's best. If the game has high FPS but is running in slow-motion, then the physics thread is being starved, try a different value.

Special Notes

Patches

PPU-376469bd27d45a617b6d086894c07e4a00f86fde:
  60 FPS:
    Games:
      "Skate 3":
        BLUS30464: [ 01.05 ]
        BLES00760: [ 01.05 ]
    Author: illusion
    Notes: Force 60 FPS in all modes.
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ be32, 0x00947138, 0x38A00000 ]
  Moon Gravity:
    Games:
      "Skate 3":
        BLUS30464: [ 01.05 ]
        BLES00760: [ 01.05 ]
    Author: Aphelion
    Notes: Being airborne for too long will cause you to respawn.
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ bef32, 0x0184FFB4, -60 ]
      - [ bef32, 0x0194FE64, -60 ]
      - [ bef32, 0x01857678, 120 ]
      - [ bef32, 0x01858198, 120 ]
  No Fall Damage:
    Games:
      "Skate 3":
        BLUS30464: [ 01.05 ]
        BLES00760: [ 01.05 ]
    Author: Aphelion
    Notes: Only works while you're on your board. Jumping from the most extreme heights may still trigger bails because your character folds up and hits their limbs on the ground, so the game thinks you skated into something at high speed.
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ be32, 0x00D69588, 0xC80B13FC ]