vitaXash3D Release 4



  • This is a Vita port of the Xash3D-FWGS engine, which is a FOSS recreation of the GoldSrc engine on which games like Half-Life and Counter-Strike run.


    • hardware-accelerated rendering at native resolution via vitaGL;
    • sound;
    • multiplayer, both over LAN and online (untested);
    • mod support via integrated launcher;
    • touch controls (very basic);
    • runs most versions of HL, including Steam, WON and Uplink.

Download (latest release):
VPK (~1.6 MB) (~8.5 MB)
mpfix – for Multiplayer (1.7 MB)

If you have a previous release of vitaXash3D installed with the full version of Half-Life, download the new and extract it to ux0:/ again, replacing everything.
If you have a previous release installed with Uplink, you’ll have to delete the xash3d folder and reinstall from scratch.


  1. Install the VPK.
  2. If you have a full version of Half-Life installed, copy the valve directory from it to ux0:/data/xash3d on your Vita.
    If you don’t have a copy of Half-Life, download this archive containing the Half-Life Uplink demo and extract it to ux0:/.
  3. Extract to ux0:/. Replace everything if prompted. from the current release comes with game libraries for the following mods/games:

  • Half-Life (and HL: Uplink)
  • Blue Shift
  • Opposing Force
  • Counter-Strike (client only)

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