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This is a direct sequel to the first two hack games. The story of the hack series evolves around young people playing a massive multiplayer online RPG, called "The World". Some player characters in The World are mysteriously falling comatose - your main character Kite has to investigate the matter, aided by companions he meets on his trip through the virtual world.

Like the first two hack games, this is an action RPG - essentially a dungeon crawler. You can pause at any time during the battle to issue commands (such as using items). In "Outbreak", you and your opponents start at around level 50 and can reach level 70. You can also import a saved game from the previous game, .hack//MUTATION.


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There are 22 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.

Promo Images

.hack//Outbreak: Part 3 Screenshot
.hack//Outbreak: Part 3 Screenshot
.hack//Outbreak: Part 3 Screenshot
.hack//Outbreak: Part 3 Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • ".Hack Vol. 3 Outbreak" -- Common title
  • "dot hack outbreak" -- Common title

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User Reviews

Are we done yet? Jacob Gens (1120) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

Critic Reviews Apr, 2004 9.06 out of 10 91
Just RPG Jan 23, 2004 87 out of 100 87
IGN Sep 09, 2003 8.4 out of 10 84
Netjak Jan 15, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Oct, 2004 74 out of 100 74
Deeko Sep 30, 2003 7 out of 10 70
RPGamer 2003 7 out of 10 70
AllRPG Jan 03, 2008 6.9 out of 10 69
RPGamer 2003 5 out of 10 50
RPGamer Feb 01, 2009 2 out of 5 40


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Unicorn Lynx (181469) added .hack//Outbreak: Part 3 (PlayStation 2) on Oct 22, 2003