Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead and Reinforcements update 1.59 is getting closer!

Prague, Czech Republic 31st of March - As a continuous support of its titles, dedicated community and customers, Bohemia Interactive, the award winning independent developer, is pleased to announce the release of the latest Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead´s and Reinforcements update: version 1.59, which will improve the gaming experience of the titles from the Arma 2 military simulator line up! Amongst the variety of tweaks and fixes detailed in the attached readme file, this update also bring the following improvements:

ü  Significantly improved convoy and driving AI behaviour

ü  Numerous combat AI enhancements and fixesü  Enhanced vegetation renderingü  Improved commanding interfaceü  Several MP security fixes 

  Fixed:

ü  Su-34 crashed after take-off when player was a gunner

ü  Crash after UI navigation Options> Audio Options> Auto adjust> Cancel

ü  Regular check no longer done for players not fully ingame to prevent timeouts

     during mission loading.

ü  Helicopter did not take off when engine was off and enemies nearby.

Optimized:

ü  FPS in some scenes when looking through a scope into forest.

Improved:

ü  Quick commanding menu now allows the ordering of multiple units to engage or fire                                                                                                                       at the same time.

ü  Faster Signature checks server side.

ü  Only the first AI unit in each formation reports its position on Report Status.

   

  Changed:

ü  Manual vectoring control in autohover mode with analogue throttle using Flaps

   actions.

This new update is available for immediate download from the project´s homepage  www.arma2.com

Arma 2: Reinforcements will be available soon! Check out the project´s homepage and learn more about Arma 2: Reinforcements - a massive standalone expansion pack with British Armed Forces and Private Military Company now on DVD.

Arma 2: Reinforcements will be deployed exclusively for PC in April 2011. It will be available for EUR 29.99

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About Arma 2: Private Military Company

They aren't Tier 1; this isn't special ops. They are contractors; this is Private Military Company. Private Military Company is an addon to Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead and offers strong story driven single player campaign and new faction - Private Military Company with its exotic weapons and vehicles.

One year after the British and coalition armed forces successfully quelled the insurgent uprising in Takistan, NATO Green Sea deployment is in the process of a strategic drawdown of its combat troops in the region. Private military contractors shoulder the burden of the increased workload, with competition rising between the multinational organisations for lucrative security contracts. Private Military Company, ION, Inc. (formerly Black Element), successfully bid for a contract - codenamed Black Gauntlet - to provide security for a UN investigation team as they seek to piece together information regarding Takistan's abandoned nuclear weapons programme…

About Arma 2: British Armed Forces

A2BAF is an expansion for Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead. Its campaign takes place less than two months after Operation Arrowhead successfully routed the Takistani military regime, where NATO coalition forces face a large-scale outbreak of guerilla insurgency. A mechanized force of British troops are about to deploy and embark upon a large-scale counter-insurgency campaign, which will define the future of the coalition presence in Takistan: Operation "Crimson Lance".

About Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead

Three years after the conflict in Chernarus, portrayed in the original Arma 2, a new flashpoint explodes in the Green Sea region and coalition forces led by the US Army are sent to Takistan to quickly restore peace and prevent further civilian casualties in this standalone expansion pack to the best military simulator of 2009– Arma 2.

Building upon the success of Bohemia Interactive's critically acclaimed Arma 2 (Most PC Game of 2009), Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead offers a brand new gameplay experience with a range of new content, features, and engine development.

Expanding the scope of the 'Armaversum', this flashpoint shifts the focus to a new theatre of war. The Central Asian setting boasts fully destructible and interactive environments, which offer the signature gameplay you've come to expect from the creators of the genre-defining Operation Flashpoint*.

About Arma 2

Arma 2 is set year 2009, in a fictional state of Chernarus, a post-Soviet country where civil war raged for over 2 painful years. As a leader of USMC Force Recon team, you are sent with your squad to prevent further civilian casualties and ensure ongoing stability in Chernarus.

Arma 2 is based on the latest generation technology, offering a large-scale game world, authentic and extremely detailed modern units, weapons, vehicles and environments, challenging single player and a vast array of multiplayer options.

About Bohemia Interactive

Established in 1999 in Prague, Czech Republic, Bohemia Interactive is an independent game development studio that focuses on developing original state of the art computer entertainment and simulation software, including the research of proprietary advanced real-time 3D graphics, artificial intelligence and physical simulation technologies for real-time interactive environments.

Operation Flashpoint*, Bohemia Interactive's debut game published by Codemasters in 2001, became the No. 1 bestselling PC game around the world and has won many international awards, including“Game of The Year” and“Best Action Game.” Over two million copies of Operation Flashpoint have been sold since its release.

Bohemia Interactive’s second major release, ArmA: Armed Assault, followed in 2007 and sold over half million copies on PC through various local publishing partners.

Arma 2, the latest hit in the series of realistic military simulators, released worldwide during summer 2009 was placed in the top positions of official PC charts around the world immediately following its release. Arma 2 won "Most PC" Game in the 2009 PC Gamer Awards.

Following the release of Arma2 was the standalone expansion pack Arma2: Operation Arrowhead, the massive expansion was strongly received by both critics and fans alike, reviews considered it as surpassing the previous title and building on the strong Milsim heritage.“Armaverse” was then expanded further by the hugely popular British Armed Forces (BAF) and Private Military Company (PMC) DLCs released in 2010.

Bohemia Interactive won the Best PC Game Developer award for 2001 at London’s ECTS exhibition and Rookie Studio of the Year award at GDC 2002.

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*Operation Flashpoint"™ is a trademark of Codemasters.

  


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