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Announcing release of Arma 2: Free

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Prague, Czech Republic, June 23, 2011– Bohemia Interactive, the award-winning independent game development studio,

is pleased to announce the launch of Arma 2: Free - a free-to-play version of the critically acclaimed mil-sim title Arma 2.

Arma 2: Free redefines the free-to-play battlefield with its truly unrivaled 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 North American PC Gamer -

minus the campaign, HD graphics and support for user-made addons and mods.

Arma 2: Free Public Beta is available now via http://www.arma2.com/free/

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.

Arma 2: Free is fully compatible with user-made missions, campaigns and multiplayer modes originally created for Arma 2,

as well as being multiplayer compatible with the full Arma 2 providing no user-made addons or mods are used.

To learn more about the Arma 2: Free project please visit the product´s website at www.arma2.com/free

Arma 2 also receives an update to version 1.10 to be compatible with Arma 2 Free.

Amongst the variety of tweaks and improvements detailed in the readme file, this update unites both Arma 2 and Arma 2: Free to version 1.10

For Discussion and Download mirrors visit sticky thread:


ARMA 2 Free wiki page :


Arma 2 update 1.10 highlights:

  • Added: Support for Arma 2: Free
  • Improved: Stronger signature checking.
  • Commandline option -donothing (engine closes immediately after detecting this option)


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Edited by Dwarden

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