Construct 3

Frequently Asked Questions

The Construct Editor

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Will Construct 3 work without an active internet connection?

Yes!

Once loaded Construct 3 will work even when you're offline. We recommend bookmarking the editor when you've loaded it. Turn off your computer, pull out the internet cable and visit the bookmark - it will continue to work and allow you to keep making your games!

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Can I save my files locally?

Yes!

Cloud features are optional. You can absolutely save and load your projects, assets and files locally on your computer.

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I hate the cloud and don't want to use it!

No problem.

All our cloud features are optional. You can still save and load your projects and assets locally on your computer.

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Can Construct 3 run on my Mac?

Yes!

Download the latest version of Chrome (we hope to support more browsers soon!) and load Construct 3. Game making on Macs!
Read more about making games on Macs

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Can Construct 3 run on my Linux machine?

Yes!

Simply download the latest version of Chrome (we hope to support more browsers soon!) and load Construct 3. Game making on Linux!
Read more about making games on Linux machines

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Can Construct 3 run on Chromebooks?

Yes!

Flip open your Chromebook and load Construct 3. It'll just work. Finally, game making on Chromebooks!
Read more about making games on Chromebooks

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Can Construct 3 run on Android devices?

Yes!

Have an Android based mobile or tablet? Construct 3 actually runs on them as well! Simply download the latest version of Chrome and off you go. You don't need to be stuck on your desk to build games, now you can do it on the loo or at the zoo.
Read more about making games on Mobile and Tablet devices

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Can Construct 3 run on iOS?

Not Yet.

Currently Construct 3 can run on Macs, but not iOS devices like iPads and iPhones. Hopefully in the future we'll be able to support iOS.

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Does Construct 3 run on mobile phones?

Some.

Currently Construct 3 can run on Android devices with the latest version of Chrome installed. Unfortunately for now, if you're on iOS this is not yet possible but we hope to change this in the future!

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Construct is awesome. When are you doing a 3D game engine?

Our goal is to make the best 2D game engine in the world. 3D is a totally different kettle of fish and not one we have any plans to explore.

Making Games

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I've got an idea for a game. Is Construct capable of making it?

Yes (if it's 2D!)

Construct builds 2D games. Construct is capable of making just about any type of 2D game you can think off. Take a look at the Construct Showcase for more information about what types of games Construct is capable of.

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Can my game talk to a database?

Yes!

You'll probably need to use the AJAX object and code your own back-end though.

Licensing

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Do you take a royalty from my games?

No.

Your games are yours. Sell your games and keep all the profits to yourself under your mattress!

Pricing

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What happens when my subscription ends?

You'll still be able to open your projects in the free edition, but you will not be able to edit or export them. You will still have access to all your files and assets.

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Can I continue to sell my games after my subscription expires?

Yes.

You do not need an active subscription to sell your games once you've published them.

Question not answered?

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