Official announcement: http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?t=120497
Website announcement: http://www.arma2.com/latest-news/arm...ounced_en.html
Bohemia Interactive, the award-winning independent game development studio,
is pleased to announce the Arma 2: Free - a free-to-play multiplayer version of critically acclaimed mil-sim, Arma 2.
Arma 2: Free redefines the free-to-play battlefield with its truly unrivalled scale and gameplay possibilities.
Arma 2: Free serves up almost everything offered by the original Arma 2 - the '13th best PC game of all time', according to PC Gamer
- minus the campaign, HD graphics and support for user-made addons and mods.
Arma 2: Free is scheduled for release in June 2011.
Create your own custom-built scenarios or deploy a massive selection of missions and game-modes made by others.
No micro-transactions, no hidden costs, just the same epic terrain and huge variety of equipment!
This is Arma 2: Free - virtual war without the training wheels.
Arma 2: Free to download, free to play, free to share, free to host, free to create... free to play redefined
Some of the key features of Arma 2: Free include:
* Free military simulation - An authentic battlefield simulation, including bullet ballistics, material penetration and much more.
* Free armory - A comprehensive range of 300+ weapons, units and fully-usable armed or unarmed vehicles across air, land and water classes.
* Free unique multiplayer - Multiplayer with large-scale maps for 50+ live players and hundreds of AI units. Supports a wide variety of MP modes from co-op and PvP modes, to total mayhem!
* Free dedicated servers - Both Linux and Windows OS dedicated server support for users to host freely wherever and however they like even to play together on the same retail game-servers.
* Free creativity - Quick mission templates, a powerful, built-in, easy to use SP/MP mission editor, and advanced scripting.
To learn more about the Arma 2: Free project please visit the product´s website at www.arma2.com/free
ARMA 2 package combinations explained: http://community.bistudio.com/wiki/A...ageCombination