So, guys with jailbroken iPads, want some fps awesomness ?

Quake 3 , the most played multiplayer game on any platform, has now been released as a jailbreak – app for iPad. Point to note is its been already there for iphone/ipod touch for sometime but they didn’t release the game on the iPad till now.But however the game is available only as a jailbreak-App

What’s great is that the iPad manages to render the game very well even with very high-res textures.

via Redmond pie

They have got some instructions and info, read on :


The game is based on the original Quake 3 released by ID Software, and the iPhone port released back in 2008 by Seth Kingsley.

This is Quake 3 Arena for iPad native.

– Onscreen control w/ joystick
– iTunes File sharing enabled
– 1024×768 resolution
– Fixes several crashes
– Play offline or online

Copy or scp all PAK files into /var/mobile/Documents/demoq3 or baseq3


To install your retail files to iPad, put all PAK files from aseeq3 via iTunes file sharing to your iPad, add a q3key file and you are ready to go!

Thanks to iPad’s powerful hardware, the game runs smoothly on the native 1024×768 resolution with a decent FPS.

You will need to have a jailbroken iPad to install it. Follow our step by step guide posted hereto jailbreak your iPhoneiPad or iPod touch with Limera1n or GreenPois0n if you haven’t already. iOS 4.2 for iPad is also supported !

Quake 3 Arena HD package can be grabbed from Cydia for free under BigBoss repository.

Make sure you check out our iPhone Apps Gallery and iPad Apps Gallery to explore more apps for your iPhone and iPad.





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