Korneel van 't Land
informed us Bohemia Interactive
have officially released the Arma 3 Beta
People who participated in the Arma 3 Alpha will gain access to the Arma 3 Beta by downloading the automatic update on Steam.
Arma 3 information topics:
Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday 25th June 2013
Supporting the development of its upcoming tactical military shooter
Arma 3?, Bohemia Interactive has released the anticipated Arma 3 Beta.
The Arma 3 Beta expands the game’s diversity by focusing upon heavy
firepower and military logistics. Combined with the playable content
from the Arma 3 Alpha, the complete package features the 20 km? island
of Stratis, 20 weapons, 18 vehicles, 3 factions, 8 showcase missions, 4
multiplayer scenarios, 4 challenges, the scenario editor and modding
Jay Crowe, Creative Director on Arma 3, adds:
“The Beta is a big
opportunity for us to involve more players in Arma 3's development and
is the next step along the road towards our full release. With a variety
of new singleplayer and multiplayer scenarios and a whole bunch of new
sandbox content, we're looking forward to introducing players to what
true combined arms combat really means in Arma 3.”
People who participated in the Arma 3 Alpha will gain access to the Arma
3 Beta by downloading the automatic update on Steam. Those who are new
to Arma 3 can purchase the Arma 3 Beta (which includes the full retail
game when released) from Steam or Store.bistudio.com.
Arma 3 is the latest installment in Bohemia Interactive’s award-winning
tactical military shooter series for PC. Set in a massive Mediterranean
sandbox of over 290 km?, the game will have 40+ weapons, 20+ vehicles, a
wide variety of single- and multiplayer gameplay, and limitless options
for content creation.
Those who would like to sponsor development further have the option t o purchase the Arma 3 Supporter Edition (69.99 EUR/59.99 GBP/91.99 USD) from Store.bistudio.com. The Arma 3 Alpha Lite, a free but limited variant of the Arma 3 Alpha, will be discontinued after June 25th.
Key Features in the Arma 3 Beta:
- Stratis Island:
Take your first steps in Arma 3 by exploring the
20 km? island of Stratis. Navigate its rugged terrain, expansive forests
and man-made airbase.
- Showcases & Challenges:
a taste of Arma 3’s diverse gameplay by completing a selection of 8
showcase missions. Or run through the competitive firing drills to hone
your shooting and movement skills.
- Multiplayer Scenarios:
Form a squad and team up to fight against your enemy in 4 co-operative multiplayer scenarios.
- Vehicles & Weapons:
air, land, and sea with the 18 vehicles featured in the Beta; choose
your gear, pick from a collection of weapons, customize your loadout.
- Content Creation:
creating your own experiences with the powerful scenario editor; create
mods for others to play; and join our creative community.
- Revamped Engine:
the battlefield with fluid new animations; feel the devastating power
of combat with the upgraded sound engine, new ragdoll simulation and
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