Arma 3 News & Announcements


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UNIT: Savage Game Design
TO: Arma 3 Users
OPSUM: A review of the S.O.G. Prairie Fire 1.2 Update



EVALUATION

Hello Arma 3 players!

The team behind S.O.G. Prairie Fire is excited to be rolling out our second major update, with new assets, factions, missions and terrain to expand your Vietnam War experience.

The 1.2 update was released on July 12, 2022, and your game should update normally on Steam. Please remember, after large updates, to verify Arma 3 local file integrity in your Steam library.

Full Report

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1227700/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_SOG_Prairie_Fire/


Third-party Arma 3 developer Savage Game Design released a major content update today for their Arma 3 Creator DLC: S.O.G. Prairie Fire.

Update 1.2 adds a new 25 km2 terrain, as well as multiple new factions, vehicles, weapons, equipment, missions, and more.

To celebrate the new release, S.O.G. Prairie Fire will be discounted by 25% for a limited time on Steam.


https://store.steampowered.com/app/1227700/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_SOG_Prairie_Fire/

Update highlights

New terrain: "The Bra"
This unique new terrain, covering 25 km2, enables players to design and run missions around an infamous section of the Ho Chi Minh trail in Laos, nicknamed “The Bra” by MACV SOG units, due to the road shape, viewed from the air.
Updates to Cam Lao Nam
The 1.2 update adds the US Embassy in Saigon and the train station and new city buildings in Hanoi - each recreated from period photographs and thoroughly detailed to add more immersion to urban fighting. Numerous new Vietnamese city house models have also been added.



New factions:

  • ANZAC Army, SAS, and Pilots
  • ARVN Marines
  • CIA "Air America"
  • Royal Laotian Army (RLA)
  • Pathet Lao (PL) Army
  • The new factions feature 400 new soldier classes, able to wear 20 new uniforms (with 65 variants), 14 vests, 5 packs (with 12 variants), 4 accessories and 11 new headgear items.
  • Other factions have been upgraded, with new faces, weapons, headgear and camouflage patterns. The 4 MACV SOG team advisers we worked with now have their faces recreated in the game, along with new Montagnard and Vietnamese faces.



16 new vehicles/vehicle variants

  • MiG-19S Jet Fighter
  • F100D Jet Fighter
  • PT-76 Light amphibious tank in 2 variants
  • M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier with 7 model variants
  • PBR boats with 2 model variants
  • STAB boats with 3 model variants
  • 8 new UH-1 helicopter variants
  • M151 armed with M40A1 recoilless rifle



5 new static weapons

  • M40A1 106mm Recoilless Rifle
  • Mk18 40mm Grenade Launcher
  • H-12 (Type 63) 107mm Rocket Launcher
  • SGM 7.62mm Machine Gun with 3 variants
  • MG42 7.92mm Machine Gun with 2 variants



New weapons / weapon variants

  • F1 Submachine Gun and bayonet
  • M1 Garand Rifle with rifle grenades, scope and bayonet
  • L1A1 Rifle with rifle grenades, scope, bayonet and 10, 20 and 30 round magazines, including NZ, Australian and SAS variants
  • L1A1 + XM148
  • L2A1 Light Machine Gun
  • M14A1 Light Machine Gun
  • M1918A2 BAR Light Machine Gun
  • vz.54 Sniper Rifle and scope
  • 5 new M16 / XM177 variants, M203 grenade launcher, new scope and bipod
  • 18 new mines and traps



Additional multiplayer scenarios

  • CO12 Eldest Son II mission (MACV SOG / Khe Sanh)
  • CO06 Black Spear mission (SEALs / Cam Lao Nam)
  • New Zeus variants for The Bra map (Master, East, West, Independent)

Various fixes and quality-of-life improvements



The version 1.2 changelog can be found on the Bohemia forums. The new content is further introduced in a new OPREP blog post by developer Savage Game Design.

Sale

The Arma 3 Creator DLC: S.O.G. Prairie Fire is available for purchase on Steam with a 25% discount until July 19th. The DLC’s soundtrack is also on sale during this time at 25% off.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1227700/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_SOG_Prairie_Fire/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1616620/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_SOG_Prairie_Fire_Soundtrack/

Enjoy the free update and see you in Laos!

- Bohemia Interactive & Savage Game Design

Creator DLC is a label for original Arma 3 projects made by third-party developers and published by Bohemia Interactive. It enables external talent to earn a financial reward for their work, while players get to enjoy more quality content. For more information, please visit the Arma 3 website.
FROM: Savage Game Design
TO: Arma 3 Creator DLC Users
UNIT: S.O.G. Prairie Fire
ACTIVITY: 1.2 Update
SIZE: ~ 6GB

More information in the full changelog

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1227700/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_SOG_Prairie_Fire/


The Steam Summer Sale 2022 is here!

Get massive discounts on Arma 3 and its DLCs.

The sale runs from June 23rd, 2022, through to July 7th, 2022.

Arma 3 base game - 75% off
Experience true combat gameplay in a massive military sandbox. Authentic, diverse, open - Arma 3 sends you to war.
https://store.steampowered.com/app/107410/Arma_3/

Arma 3 DLC & expansions - 66% off
Reinforce your Arma 3 game with additional terrains, factions, weapons, vehicles, gear, campaigns, scenarios, and more.
https://store.steampowered.com/app/395180/Arma_3_Apex/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1021790/Arma_3_Contact/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/571710/Arma_3_Laws_of_War/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/798390/Arma_3_Tanks/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/601670/Arma_3_Jets/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/332350/Arma_3_Marksmen/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/304380/Arma_3_Helicopters/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/744950/Arma_3_TacOps_Mission_Pack/

Arma 3 Bundles

If you're new to Arma 3 or are simply looking to complete your collection, check out these Steam bundles:
These bundles give you all of the individual product discounts in this sale, plus an additional 10-15% bundle discount.

Arma 3 Creator DLC

Expand your Arma 3 experience even further with Creator DLC packs made by external third-party developers.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1042220/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_Global_Mobilization__Cold_War_Germany/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1227700/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_SOG_Prairie_Fire/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1294440/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_CSLA_Iron_Curtain/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1681170/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_Western_Sahara/

For even more in-game assets, scenarios, mods, and other types of content, visit the Arma 3 Steam Workshop, Here you'll find 100,000+ free Workshop items shared by talented community content creators.

To get in touch with other members in our community, you can always jump into the Arma Discord server, head over to the /r/arma subreddit and Bohemia forums, or join one of thousands community groups via Arma 3 Units.

Finally, be sure to follow Arma 3 on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and right here on Steam!


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The Arma 3 Weekend Sale has just arrived!

Get massive discounts on Arma 3 and its DLCs.

The sale runs from June 2nd, 2022, through to June 6th, 2022.

Arma 3 base game - 75% off
Experience true combat gameplay in a massive military sandbox. Authentic, diverse, open - Arma 3 sends you to war.
https://store.steampowered.com/app/107410/Arma_3/

Arma 3 DLC & expansions - 66% off
Reinforce your Arma 3 game with additional terrains, factions, weapons, vehicles, gear, campaigns, scenarios, and more.
https://store.steampowered.com/app/395180/Arma_3_Apex/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1021790/Arma_3_Contact/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/571710/Arma_3_Laws_of_War/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/798390/Arma_3_Tanks/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/601670/Arma_3_Jets/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/332350/Arma_3_Marksmen/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/304380/Arma_3_Helicopters/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/744950/Arma_3_TacOps_Mission_Pack/

Arma 3 bundles

If you're new to Arma 3 or are simply looking to complete your collection, check out these Steam bundles:
These bundles give you all of the individual product discounts in this sale, plus an additional 10-15% bundle discount.

Arma 3 Creator DLC

Expand your Arma 3 experience even further with Creator DLC packs made by external third-party developers.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1042220/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_Global_Mobilization__Cold_War_Germany/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1227700/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_SOG_Prairie_Fire/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1294440/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_CSLA_Iron_Curtain/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1681170/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_Western_Sahara/

For even more in-game assets, scenarios, mods, and other types of content, visit the Arma 3 Steam Workshop, Here you'll find 100,000+ free Workshop items shared by talented community content creators.

To get in touch with other members in our community, you can always jump into the Arma Discord server, head over to the /r/arma subreddit and Bohemia forums, or join one of thousands community groups via Arma 3 Units.

Finally, be sure to follow Arma 3 on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and right here on Steam!


It's time to return to the mid-Atlantic island of Everon — a 52km² microstate, which many of you will remember from Arma: Cold War Assault. This iconic terrain has been reimagined and faithfully restored, undoubtedly becoming our most photorealistic and beautiful environment to date. Thanks to new possibilities, made available through our next-gen Enfusion engine, we have recreated the jewel of the Malden Islands for a 1989 setting. So gear-up, set out, and explore! Take in the many sights and vistas. The glittering ocean bays, lakes, and rivers. The forests, hills and pastures, animated by the shadows of rolling clouds. There is so much to discover!

But what's an Arma game without conflict? Arma Reforger's Conflict game mode returns players to war. Join US or Soviet forces in a dynamic, multiplayer, team versus team scenario. Build support structures and defenses, oversee logistics, and capture key objectives by working together. To survive and overcome the enemy, you'll also have to rely on your wits and fieldcraft. Make no mistake, your map and compass will be every bit as important as the rifle in your hands.



In addition to this, Arma Reforger's playable content is supported with a real-time mission editor; Game Master. In this titular role, players can curate events, set tasks, and dynamically respond to other players on the battlefield, setting down challenges, compositions, and more. No combat encounter will be the same and if you're one of those in the midst of the action, you'll have to think fast to stay alive.

Last but not least, for our talented modding community, there's a lot of new tools available. In fact, we're sharing the very same technology used to make Arma Reforger — giving you an enormous amount of creative freedom. All these programs are collected on one site known as Workbench. Although only accessible to PC users, addons can be published on Arma Reforger's exclusive mod repository, the Workshop, for everyone, including console players, to enjoy!

And remember, all of this is just the beginning of the evolution of the Arma franchise. That being said, Arma 3 is and still will be supported – from events featuring community content to community live streams and more.

For more information on Arma Reforger, or if you have any questions, please visit our FAQ page page. If you want to download Workbench, check our DEV HUB.

Explore Bohemia Interactive’s webpages that present the past, present and future of Arma. Arma Platform congregates all the Arma titles, easy access to the games themselves and information. Arma Reforger addresses the latest installment in the Arma series. Arma 4 web will outline the upcoming title in the future.

For more news and updates, be sure to follow Arma Reforger on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Tik Tok, and Steam.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1874880/Arma_Reforger/


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FROM: BattlEye
TO: Arma 3 Users
UNIT: Main Branch
ACTIVITY: Anti-Cheat Update
SIZE: ~8.1 MB


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Dear community,

On March 2nd, we released a Charity Bundle featuring Arma 3 and Laws of War DLC.

This DLC was chosen as a reminder to adhere to the rules of war through the introduction of the principles of International Humanitarian Law (IHL). This includes the prevention of threats to civilian lives and infrastructure and the protection of humanitarian actions.

The Charity Bundle was initially scheduled to be available for two weeks. However, after those two weeks, we decided to extend the fundraiser period by another week, until the 23rd of March, so we could help more.

In three weeks, with the help and support of our community, we managed to raise an incredible $38,612 through the Charity Bundle. All of the net revenue will be sent to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for the support of people affected by the war in Ukraine.

If you were unable to buy the bundle in time, and would still like to offer support, you can donate directly at https://www.icrc.org/en/donate/ukraine.

We would like to thank our community and everyone who bought the Charity Bundle!

We greatly appreciate your support and hope the war will have a peaceful resolution soon.
FROM: High Command
TO: Arma 3 Users
UNIT: Main Branch (Windows)
ACTIVITY: Hotfix 2.08 (Miscellaneous Fixes)
SIZE: ~61 MB / ~44 MB

More in the full changelog and SPOTREP
FROM: High Command
TO: Arma 3 Users
UNIT: Main Branch (Windows)
ACTIVITY: Hotfix 2.08 (Miscellaneous Fixes)
SIZE: ~61 MB / ~44 MB

More in the full changelog and SPOTREP
FROM: High Command
TO: Arma 3 Users
UNIT: Main Branch (Windows)
ACTIVITY: Game Update 2.08 (Steam Rich Presence, Scripted Lasers, Platform Support)
SIZE: ~3.1 GB / ~340 MB (depends on Contact ownership)

More in the full changelog and SPOTREP
Dear community,

A horrific humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Ukraine. We at Bohemia Interactive have decided to create a special Arma 3 Charity Bundle to raise funds for the people that need it most. It will be available for the next 2 weeks. All of this bundle's net revenue will be donated to humanitarian aid charities like the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in support of their assistance to people affected by the ongoing war.

Part of this bundle – Arma 3's Laws of War DLC – introduces the basic principles of International Humanitarian Law (IHL), which is as important as ever during this armed conflict. We urge respect for the rules of war, protection of humanitarian actions, and doing everything possible to avoid risk to civilian lives and infrastructure. Visit our portal for more information on IHL: https://arma3.com/ihl, and the official website of the ICRC for more info about donating directly: https://www.icrc.org/en/donate/ukraine.

We stand with the people of Ukraine and hope for a peaceful resolution soon.

https://store.steampowered.com/bundle/25069/?snr=2_groupannouncements_detail_


We present our first Community Radar of the year, and it is a milestone 25th issue! 🎉🥳🎊

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The Steam Lunar New Year Sale has arrived!

It's the Year of the Tiger - experience the thrill of the fight with massive discounts on Arma 3 and its DLCs.

The sale runs from January 27, 2022, through to February 3, 2022.

Arma 3 base game - 75% off
Experience true combat gameplay in a massive military sandbox. Authentic, diverse, open - Arma 3 sends you to war.
https://store.steampowered.com/app/107410/Arma_3/

Arma 3 DLC & expansions - 66% off
Reinforce your Arma 3 game with additional terrains, factions, weapons, vehicles, gear, campaigns, scenarios, and more.
https://store.steampowered.com/app/395180/Arma_3_Apex/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1021790/Arma_3_Contact/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/571710/Arma_3_Laws_of_War/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/798390/Arma_3_Tanks/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/601670/Arma_3_Jets/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/332350/Arma_3_Marksmen/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/304380/Arma_3_Helicopters/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/744950/Arma_3_TacOps_Mission_Pack/

Arma 3 bundles

If you're new to Arma 3 or are simply looking to complete your collection, check out these Steam bundles:
These bundles give you all of the individual product discounts in this sale, plus an additional 10-15% bundle discount.

Arma 3 Creator DLC

Expand your Arma 3 experience even further with Creator DLC packs made by external third-party developers.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1042220/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_Global_Mobilization__Cold_War_Germany/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1227700/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_SOG_Prairie_Fire/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1294440/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_CSLA_Iron_Curtain/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1681170/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_Western_Sahara/

For even more in-game assets, scenarios, mods, and other types of content, visit the Arma 3 Steam Workshop, Here you'll find 100,000+ free Workshop items shared by talented community content creators.

To get in touch with other members in our community, you can always jump into the Arma Discord server, head over to the /r/arma subreddit and Bohemia forums, or join one of thousands community groups via Arma 3 Units.

Finally, be sure to follow Arma 3 on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and right here on Steam!
2021 is almost over, so it's time we say goodbye to another remarkable year for our beloved game.

We celebrated Arma 3’s 8th anniversary (and the 20th anniversary of the Arma series!), and released several updates, Creator DLC, as well as a Charity Pack – plus we welcomed more than a million new recruits into our ranks. Wow!

Meanwhile, the community has kept themselves as busy as ever by playing the game, sharing screenshots, making videos, forming groups, and sharing thousands of new items on the Steam Workshop.

So let’s take a moment to briefly recap Arma 3's many highlights of 2021.



Head over to our website to read the full blog post: https://arma3.com/news/year-in-arma-3-2021

Finally, we know that this year has been difficult for everyone, so we’re happy that Arma 3 could provide an escape when it was needed. Thank you for being part of our splendid™ community and please continue to take care of each other.

We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year!
Ho ho ho everyone! It's that magical time again - the Steam Winter Sale! As you'll see we have lots of merry discounts for you to enjoy, or even to gift this holiday season to friends or family.

The sale runs from December 22, 2021, through to January 5, 2022.

Experience true combat gameplay in a massive military sandbox. Authentic, diverse, open - Arma 3 sends you to war.

Arma 3 base game - 75% off
https://store.steampowered.com/app/107410/Arma_3/

Arma 3 Apex Edition - 66% off
https://store.steampowered.com/bundle/10666/Arma_3_Apex_Edition/

Arma 3 Contact Edition - 66% off
https://store.steampowered.com/bundle/11065/Arma_3_Contact_Edition/

And other Arma 3 bundles are also available at big discounts:
https://store.steampowered.com/bundle/11256/Arma_3_Ultimate_Edition/
https://store.steampowered.com/bundle/10866/Arma_3_DLC_Essentials/

For even more in-game assets, scenarios, mods, and other types of content, also visit the Arma 3 Steam Workshop, where you'll find 70,000+ free Workshop items shared by Arma 3 content creators.

To get in touch with other members in our community, you can always jump into the Arma Discord server, head over to the /r/arma subreddit and Bohemia forums, or join one of thousands community groups via Arma 3 Units.

And... you know the drill: be sure to follow Arma 3 on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and right here on Steam.

Enjoy the winter sales - But most of all stay happy and healthy!