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  Official Arma 3 Beta release
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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.

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    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 km² island of Stratis, 20 weapons, 18 vehicles, 3 factions, 8 showcase missions, 4 multiplayer scenarios, 4 challenges, the scenario editor and modding support.

    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 km², 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 km² island of Stratis. Navigate its rugged terrain, expansive forests and man-made airbase.
    • Showcases & Challenges:
        Enjoy 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:
        Master 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:
        Start creating your own experiences with the powerful scenario editor; create mods for others to play; and join our creative community.
    • Revamped Engine:
        Navigate the battlefield with fluid new animations; feel the devastating power of combat with the upgraded sound engine, new ragdoll simulation and PhysX™-supported vehicles.
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Written on 2013-06-25 16:16 by Bohemia Interactive  

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