Experimental Ports – Arma 3

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Please visit this overview page to learn more about our experimental client ports to Mac and options for Linux, including the limitations and F.A.Q.


  1. Check the limitations overview to decide whether you find them acceptable.
  2. Check the minimal requirements to determine whether your system is able to run Arma 3 on other platforms than Windows.


Please see the Arma 3: Play on Mac article for both non-native and native solutions.


Please see the Arma 3: Play on Linux article for a Proton-based solution.

Joysticks & Gamepads

Unfortunately, Steam’s standard only supports standard Xbox and Windows XInput gamepad schemes, which means that more sophisticated schemes present in Arma 3, and using DirectInput and allowing reconfiguration of gamepads and joysticks in-game, had to be turned off in the ports. It is possible to reconfigure them by modifying the mapping text, but it is not intuitive. Alternatively you can try to remap your keybinding using third-party software (e.g. AntiMicro).