The Original Wolfenstein 3D Turns 20 and Can Now be Played in Your Browser

Happy 20th birthday to the original first person shooter. Bethesda wants to help you celebrate.

Find out how, plus check out John Carmack’s latest podcast video, after the jump.


Bethesda Softworks is marking the 20th Anniversary of Wolfenstein 3D, the original, and now legendary, game that launched the first person shooter genre by releasing a free-to-play browser version of the game. You can now play the classic PC game directly in browser at: or on the Wolfenstein Facebook page at

While you’re on the site, check out our Bethesda Podcast video featuring John Carmack, technical director of id Software, as he shares his insights into the creation and the development of Wolfenstein 3D while playing the game.